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NKVA Get-Together Set Dec.21 At Ark Bowl

New Kingston — The New Kingston Valley Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping neighbors in the New Kingston area get to know each other; learn about its wonderful history; and improve the New Kingston community, will sponsor its Third Annual Holiday Get-Together on Saturday, December 21 from 3-6 p.m. at the Ark Bowl, 42366 Route 28, Arkville.

Pulled pork, wings, light snacks and soft drinks will be served for a suggested donation of $10 (cash or check only). There will also be a cash bar.  Logo T-shirts and raffle tickets for a special basket of local goods will also be on sale.  Come meet your neighbors; join the association; bowl a bit; celebrate the season!

All are welcome.  For additional information, please contact Glen Faulkner at: mtcgf@catskill.net  or call 845 586-3472.

 

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Mountain Eagle Donates To Middletown Legion Post

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Middletown American Legion Post 216 Commander Kurt Holcherr, left, accepts a donation check to the post from The Mountain Eagle. Newspaper staff member Brian Sweeney made the presentation on behalf of Publisher Matthew Avitabile. The donation preceded the Veterans’ Day Ceremony held at the Legion Hall in Margaretville on Monday, Nov. 11. Past Commander Patt Svoboda was the keynote speaker. Legionnaires offered a 21-gun salute and Margaretville Central School student Sydney Asher played Taps as veterans who have lost their lives were also remembered. A nice crowd attended the ceremony and Legion personnel invited community members to enjoy refreshments afterwards at the Legion Hall. — Photo by Gretchen Balcom

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Past Commander Patt Svoboda gave the keynote speech at Monday’s Veterans’ Day Ceremony held at Middletown American Legion Post 216 in Margaretville. There was a big turnout for the event to honor the country’s service veterans. Following the ceremony, community members were invited to enjoy refreshments at the Legion Hall. — Photo by Brian Sweeney

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Good Samaritan, Oakley’s Team Up For Mountainside Pizza Events

MARGARETVILLE Folks at Mountainside Residential Care Center in Margaretville are enjoying a free pizza meal one day each month thanks for the generosity of a Fleischmanns resident and a local business.

The gesture of kindness was started about a year ago when Sue Paterson was visiting a friend who was a Mountainside resident.

“I love visiting Mountainside and the idea just came to me to do something special for the residents,” Sue recalled.

She had the idea approved by the Mountainside administration and then approached George and Chris Zografakis, owners of Oakley’s Place in Arkville, asking if she could arrange to purchase 4-5 pizzas for the residents on a monthly basis.

“I was planning to pay for the pizzas myself,” Sue recalled. “But, I was thrilled when George responded, ‘Any time you want to do this, it’s on me.’”

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Sue said some residents are not able to eat pizza due to dietary restrictions. However, the residents who are able to enjoy this treat look forward to the monthly delivery.

Sue and Chris bring the pizzas from Oakley’s and assist the Mountainside staff with handing out slices.

“They just light up,” Sue commented about residents’ reactions to the Pizza Days.

As a special thank you, an extra pizza is included for the Mountainside employees who lend helping hands with the project.

In addition to bringing taste treats, Sue and Chris also spend time socializing with the residents, many of whom have become friends as a result of their visits.

“It’s just such a little thing and it means so much,” Sue commented. “It’s worth everything to me just to watch their faces when the pizza arrives.”

Mountainside’s Director of Recreational Therapy Donna Rossman said the Pizza Days are anticipated events.

Regarding the most recent delivery, Donna commented, “The residents said that it was very nice and greatly appreciated — and the pizza was delicious! They spoke about it the rest of the evening and most of the residents said they had two pieces.”

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NEW Events Calendar

Friday, Dec. 13

Home Goods of Margaretville will host Knife Sharpening with Bradfrom 11 a.m .-3 p.m. Come join Brad from @cuttingedgecustomsharpening. He’ll be sharpening on-site while you wait. He can sharpen almost everything – knives, scissors, shears, axes, all your spring gardening equipment and more! Almost all knives are $5. If you want more info or pricing, please call Home Goods of Margaretville, located at 785 Main Street, Margaretville. Info: hgom.net or call 845 586-4177.

Fridays, Dec. 13 and 20

Home Goods of Margaretville welcomes you to enjoy Sips and Sweets on Fridays, December 13 and 20 from 5-7 p.m. for a little fun with your holiday shopping. We’ll have a special baked treat from Colleen McMurray and some sips for you to enjoy – like mulled wine, prosecco or beer. Home Goods of Margaretville is located at 785 Main Street, Margaretville. Info: hgom.net or call 845 586-4177.

 

Saturday, Dec. 14

Home Goods of Margaretville will host a Pop-Up with Red Kill Mountain Homestead Farms from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Join us for a super fun pop-up with Red Kill Mountain Farms Homestead!
Red Kill Mountain Homestead Farms is a small-batch artisan food company based in Delaware County. Home Goods of Margaretville is located at 785 Main Street, Margaretville. Info: hgom.net or call 845 586-4177.

 

Celebrate the holiday season with a free LIVE Nativity at the Gray farm in New Kingston on Saturday, Dec. 14 at 1:30 p.m. The farm is on Old Thompson Hollow Rd., off County Rte. 6 past the hamlet of New Kingston. No reservations needed.

 

Santa’s Sunken Treasure Swimming Extravaganza will be held at the Catskill Recreation Center from 3-6 p.m. CRC is located a 651 County Route 38, Arkville. Info: 845 586-6250 or visit: catskillrecreationcenter.org

 

Santa will make a stop at the Roxbury Fire Department. His parade to the firehouse gets underway at 4:30 p.m. followed by a holiday party at the firehouse from 5-7 p.m.

 

Sunday, Dec. 15

Breakfast with Santa will be hosted by the Margaretville Central School Cheerleaders. Join Santa for breakfast at the American Legion Hall on Main Street in Margaretville to make merry with vendors, face painting, pictures and more. Coffee will be on at 6:30 a.m.  Pancakes at 7 a.m. and cheer festivities will begin at 8 a.m.

 

Wednesday, Dec. 18

The Pine Hill Community Center presents Kim Hawkey in concert at 7 p.m. Ms. Hawkey and her band will perform their unique take on holiday favorites. Free will donations will be accepted. The center is located at287 Main St, Pine Hill. Information: 845 254-5469.

 

Saturday, Dec. 21

The New Kingston Valley Association, a non-profit organization dedicated to helping neighbors in the New Kingston area get to know each other; learn about its wonderful history; and improve the New Kingston community, will sponsor its third annual Holiday Get-Together on Saturday, December 21 from 3-6 p.m. at the Ark Bowl, 42366 Route 28, Arkville.  Pulled pork, wings, light snacks and soft drinks will be served for a suggested donation of $10 (cash or check only). There will also be a cash bar.  Logo T-shirts and raffle tickets for a special basket of local goods will also be on sale.  Come meet your neighbors; join the association; bowl a bit; celebrate the season!  All are welcome.  For questions, contact Glen Faulkner mtcgf@catskill.net  845 586-3472.

 

Sunday, Dec. 22

A Chanukah Menorah Lighting will be held on Main Street, Margaretville beginning at 5:30 p.m. Hosted by Congregation B’Nai Israel, it will include chocolate Chanukah “gelt,” dreidels, and singing Chanukah songs. All are invited to join in.

 

Tuesday, Dec. 31

The Binnekill Tavern at 846 Main Street, Margaretville is planning a special New Year’s Eve celebration. Early birds can enjoy a $45 three-course prixe fixe dinner with seatings from 6-7 p.m. Starting at at 9 p.m., the Bubbles & Bites Disco Party gets underway. For those arriving after 9 p.m., the $35 cover includes dinner served hors d’oeuvre style throughout the night, a Prosecco toast at midnight, disco music and dancing and party favors. Get more info at: Binnekill.com or on Facebook.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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