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Gould Memorial Reformed Church making plans for new forum series

Roxbury — Engaging the World Forum begins its 2009-2010 series on Sunday, Oct. 25 at 3 p.m. with “What Does Religion Really Mean Today?”


Halcottsville artist's works on display in hospital lobby

Paintings by Halcottsville artist Sharon Suess are currently on display in the lobby of the Margaretville Hospital. They will be there through the end of the year.


DCHA to hold annual meeting at Delhi cafe

Delhi — The annual meeting of the Delaware County Historical Association will be held on Sunday, Nov. 1. A luncheon buffet catered by the Cross Roads Café at 1 p.m. sets the scene for the gathering of members and guests in the Norris Gallery at DCHA.


Andes candidates meet public on Oct. 28

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The Andes PTSA and the Andes Roundtable Group are hosting a Meet the Candidates event on Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 7 to 9 p.m. at Andes Firehall on Tremperskill Road, Andes. This event will give candidates a chance to talk to the public and the public a chance to talk to them.


Commons merchants to host Halloween party

The merchants of the Commons Building at 785 Main Street, Margaretville will host a Halloween Party on Saturday, Oct. 24 from 2 to 4 p.m. Wear your costume and come “trick or treat.” Hot cider and donuts will be served and there will be treats for the kids.


Manhattan Country School goes solar to supply electricity for Roxbury farm

Roxbury — Thirty-six Manhattan Country School students gathered on Sept. 30 with their teachers and representatives from collaborating organizations to dedicate the 14 very large solar panels that will produce 24,000 watts of electricity for the farm.


Huge bear killed after slamming into car

By Brian Sweeney
A black bear weighing nearly 600 pounds was killed Thursday night after it ran into a car on Route 30, just south of Grand Gorge. Tom Faraci, athletic director at Roxbury Central School, was heading home to Grand Gorge around 9 p.m. in a mix of rain and snow when the bear charged from the west side of the road and crashed into his car.


Farewell reception for Scudders at library

Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association will host a farewell reception for Barbara and David Scudder, on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 1 p.m. The Scudders will be relocating from Roxbury to a retirement community in Goshen, Ind., on Nov. 5.


Shandaken supervisor candidate warns foes against family attacks

By Jay Braman Jr.
It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone in the Town of Shandaken that the political atmosphere is hostile. Long known as the wild west of the Catskills, this community has a history of tumultuous election campaigns and volatile government sessions.


Middletown Dems host reception for board candidates on Sunday

The public is invited to a reception for Town of Middletown Democratic candidates for town board, Michael Finberg and John Bernhardt, on Sunday, Oct. 25 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Margaretville Bowl. Mr. Finberg has served 12 years on the board. He is a former schoolteacher and currently operates the Margaretville Bowl, Reliable Tent Rental and the Crossroads Building in Arkville.
Mr. Bernhardt, who retired this summer as superintendent of Andes Central School, is running for town office for the first time. He has more than 34 years experience as a teacher and school administrator.


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