Roxbury News: October 5, 2011

Week of Sept. 28
The Roxbury Rotary Club meets at Cassie’s Café on Mondays at 12:30 p.m.

The Roxbury UMC held a spaghetti supper on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 5-7 p.m. at the church on Main Street. A percentage of the proceeds will go to the local flood relief.

The Roxbury Senior Citizen Club will have their fall card party on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the firehall on Main Street. The luncheon starts at 12 noon followed by cards and games of your choice.

Sandra Ketola of Locke plans to visit her sister, Sharon Suess this week Wednesday, and will spend some time in assisting with the flood cleanup. Dorothy Maffei of Home Goods in Margaretville is one of the organizers for the cleanup in the Margaretville area.

Jessica and Sweeney Murti of Hopewell Junction, are the parents of a baby girl born September 13. Jessica is the daughter of Barbara Meade. Everyone is doing fine.

Allen Purchell and wife, Maria of Mannasa, Virginia, spent a week’s vacation recently with his father, Dick Purchell. They headed home during the hurricane.

Dick Purchell’s grandson, Max Dixon and his girlfriend, Rebecca Bartling of Seattle, Washington, also spent a recent week with his grandfather. Max and Rebecca are going to Europe on a hostel tour, then to Alaska on a camping trip.

Miles and Lois Kohler are celebrating the arrival of a new great-granddaughter, Tatum Grace Smith born on Sunday, Sept. 25, in Savannah, Georgia. She is the daughter of Tarra and Brian Smith, and grandson of Matthew and Geri Kohler, who live in Panama City, Florida.

The Roxbury Library quilters are seeking donations of muslin and cotton fabric suitable for making quilt tops. These will be used to raise funds for the Roxbury Library. Donations may be dropped off at the library on Monday and Wednesday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Thursday 11-5 or Saturday 11-2.
The Roxbury Library Association is also seeking donations of new or gently used gift items for the RLA Annual Holiday Bazaar.

The Roxbury Motel has been full on weekends ever since May and is currently booked through this weekend.

Week of Oct. 5
Lucas Ellsworth and his college sweetheart, Kristin Curran, were married by Rev. Richard Dykstra at the Dutch Reformed Church Saturday. The reception was held at The Roxbury Arts Group. An article of the wedding will appear in a future edition of the Catskill Mountain News.

Mr. and Mrs. Gerald Greene were visitors of Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Hammond and family of Gilbertsville Sunday.

The McIntosh Auction was commissioned to sell the estate of Elton Ridge over the weekend. It was largely attended.