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Singer-songwriter Mark Erelli to play at Roxbury May 15

Roxbury — Mark Erelli, the gritty-voiced singer songwriter from Boston brings The Roxbury Arts Group’s Singer/Songwriter series to a rousing close on Saturday, May 15 at 7:30 p.m. in the Hilt Kelly Hall of The Roxbury Arts Center.


Volunteers raised more than $140,000 for cancer fight at Relay for Life

By Mike Porter
Following last year’s topping of $1 million in total contributions was difficult, but Delaware County’s Relay For Life did just that. In this difficult time economically, county residents raised $140,000 by the end of festivities on Saturday.


Community invited to assist with watershed tree planting

Margaretville — Staff from The Catskill Center for Conservation and Development (CCCD), Delaware County Soil and Water Conservation District (DCSWCD), New York City DEP, Catskill Watershed Corporation and The Roxbury Arts Group (RAG), will be assisting local elementary students and community members in planting trees in Andes, Roxbury and Margaretville in celebration of a project titled "The Man Who Planted Trees."


Three area business to be honored at Chamber event

Margaretville — Three area businesses will be honored on Wednesday, May 19 at the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce’s annual dinner to be held at the Hanah Country Club & Spa in Margaretville.


Auxiliary honored with prestigious HANYS award

Margaretville — The Auxiliary for Margaretville Hospital and Mountainside Residential Care Center was recently recognized by the Healthcare Association of New York State (HANYS) for playing a key role in shaping the future of New York State’s health care system by serving as health care advocates.


Tremperskill Boys play Saturday

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Andes — The Tremperskill Boys will bring their high-energy, fiddle-driven music with them when they open the season at the Pleasant Valley Meeting House on Saturday, May 8 at 7 p.m.
This skilled band of musicians is intent on pleasing with less well-known but musically well crafted Irish, Scottish and Appalachian tunes brought to life with the accordion, claw hammered banjo, flute and fiddles.


Board member applicants being sought

Margaretville — The Middletown Town Board is seeking persons interested in serving on the town’s various appointed boards. The boards involved are the planning board, the zoning board of appeals and the board of assessment review.


Winner's Circle Leadership Day set for Friday at Christian Center

Margaretville — Com-munity private and public sector leaders, professionals, business owners and sales professionals are invited to attend the second annual Winner’s Circle Leadership Day on Friday, May 7.


RCS team scores at Science Olympiad

Roxbury — The Roxbury Central School Science Olympiad Team claimed six medals and a 10th-place overall finish at the Junior High Science Olympiad State Finals at SUNY New Paltz last weekend. In addition, the Roxbury team, which features students in seventh, eighth and ninth grades, narrowly missed taking home the Best Small School trophy by a mere two places.


Pine Hill battle shaping up over sewer district extension

By Jay Braman Jr.
It was reminiscent of the bad old days in the Town of Shandaken, where Monday night a public hearing on a plan to extend the Pine Hill Sewer District spiraled downward to an old-fashioned free for all with lots of yelling and gavel banging.
The matter at hand was whether the Pine Hill Sewer District should be extended to include another 30 properties in accordance with an agreement reached over a decade ago between the town and the city of New York.


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