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Roxbury Library Tuesday Forum will focus on cancer awareness

Roxbury — The Roxbury Library Association (RLA) will offer its October 2009 Tuesday Forum program in recognition of National Cancer Awareness Month.
On Tuesday, October 13 at 1 p.m., Jeanne Darling, executive director of Cornell Cooperative Extension, will offer a presentation on breast cancer awareness, a program facilitated by Peter Molnar and John Riedl of the Margaretville Memorial Hospital Auxiliary Wellness Committee.


New superintendent spoke at Andes church on Sunday

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New Andes Central School (ACS) Superintendent Robert Chakar spoke to the Forum Society of the Andes Presbyterian Church on Monday. The monthly meeting was held at the home of Buffy Calvert.


Storyteller Jonathan Kruk entertains at Andes Library

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Andes — The Andes Library welcomes professional storyteller and enchanter extraordinaire, Jonathan Kruk for a free concert for kids of all ages on Thursday, Sept. 24 at 6 p.m.


Concrete ceramics demo at Market

Carlyle Bradford works with her hands employing one of nature’s oldest forms of ceramics — concrete — and will demonstrate her technique on Saturday, Sept. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market.


Auxiliary Wellness Committee plans fall, winter programming

The Margaretville Hospital Auxiliary Wellness Committee kicks off an annual series of Wellness-themed events at the seventh annual Cauliflower Festival this Saturday in the Margaretville Village Park behind Freshtown.


$865,000 awarded for Delaware work

Stamford — State Senator John J. Bonacic (R/I/C – Mt. Hope), announced that $865,512 in state aid will be made available to the Town of Stamford under the state’s RESTORE NY program.
The funding will be used for the rehabilitation of two vacant properties on main streets in the villages of Hobart and Stamford.


After-school programs set at Pine Hill

Pine Hill — Early Childhood Educator and Pine Hill Resident Becky McCallister will be running an affordable before and afte school program, which will operate on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 7 to 8 a.m. and then again from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Pine Hill Community Center.


Author to read at Roxbury Arts Group

Roxbury —Writers in the Mountains will present author Ginnah Howard of Gilbertsville in a reading from her recently published first novel, Night Navigation and a discussion of the publishing process on Sunday, Sept. 27 at 2 p.m. in the Walt Meade Gallery of The Roxbury Arts Center. Admission is $5 and a reception will follow the talk.


Proposed FEMA flood mapping may bring homeowner headaches

By John Bernhardt
It was business as usual for the Town of Middletown Planning Board Thursday night.
The board worked industriously on an agenda that included an upgrade of the Comprehensive Plan and review and action of various applications seeking approval of property specification changes.
The real excitement actually occurred after the meeting was adjourned and Town Supervisor Len Utter asked to address the board with a point of information.


Quilting demo Saturday at Market

Halcottsville — Claire Herz will demonstrate fusible quilting techniques with her son, Jeremy, who is the artist behind her beautiful quilted wall hangings, on Saturday, Sept. 19 from 10 a.m. to noon at the Pakatakan Farmers’ Market at the Round Barn in Halcottsville.


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