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TRR photo by Ted Waddell

Five-year old Makayla Frey is the Tri-Valley football team’s #1 fan.
 

Bears recognize football seniors

GRAHAMSVILLE, NY — On Saturday, October 20, the local community paid homage to their senior football players during the Tri-Valley Bears home stand against the Blue Devils of Roscoe/Livingston Manor/Downsville.


TRR photo by Ted Waddell

Fred Ahart

Ahart gets state ‘Amazing Person’ award

ROSCOE, NY — Fred Ahart has been selected as this year’s recipient of the “Amazing Person Award for Coaching” by the New York State Association for Health, Physical Education, Recreation, and Dance. The award will be presented in a ceremony at the Turning Stone Convention Center in Verona on Thursday, November 15 at 7:30 p.m.


A courtly couple: Manor’s homecoming queen Lindsey Rau and homecoming king Dylan Hefele

Home is where the heart is

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — Before the kickoff of Saturday’s home game on September 22, between the combined football team of the Roscoe/Livingston Manor/Downsville Blue Devils and the Dragons of Dover High School, Manor celebrated its homecoming game, a traditional annual rite of passage across America.


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Honoring Irving Berlin

It’s the 100th birthday of Irving Berlin’s “God Bless America,” and given Berlin’s association with Sullivan County—he had a residence in Lew Beach for several decades starting in 1938—there will be a couple of events in his honor this weekend.

Retrospective in Roscoe


TRR photos by Ted Waddell

102 years and counting. Roscoe’s Fred Ahart has been coaching high school sports for 50 years, while Ron Bauer of Sullivan West has been at the helm for 52 seasons.

A tale of two halves

ROSCOE, NY — Talk about a come-from-behind victory and more than a century of coaching experience.

On Saturday, September 15, the home team Blue Devils of Roscoe/Livingston Manor/Downsville faced off against the visiting Sullivan West Bulldogs in Section IX eight-man football.


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“ Epoch,” by Joan Giordano, is made with international newspapers, corrugated scraps, wallpaper, texts, paint and encaustic.

Joan Giordano: ‘Overview (1993 – 2018)’

LIVINGSTON MANOR, NY — The Catskill Art Society will present “Overview (1993 – 2018),” a major exhibition of works by Joan Giordano, a Roscoe- and New York City-based artist, on view at the CAS Arts Center, 48 Main St., from September 1 through October 27.


TRR photos by Ted Waddell

Fred Ahart will start his 50th year as Roscoe’s athletic director and boys’ varsity basketball coach in September. He is pictured at a high school hoops tournament at SUNY Sullivan.

Fred & Becky Ahart : Legends of Section IX

ROSCOE, NY — One day at a time, one practice at a time, one game at a time, one season at a time.

One decade passes into another, and pretty soon you have almost 50 years coaching legions of Blue Devils teams at a rural high school tucked away in a quiet corner of Roscoe.


TRR photo by Rodney Harder
 

Reclaiming the riverbanks

Most fishermen know where Cooks Falls is. Take New York 17 West past Roscoe, where it starts crisscrossing the Beaverkill River, then take the first exit, 93. The town’s inhabitants live mostly along the banks of the Beaverkill. There is no gas station or diner, and they no longer have a post office.

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