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A live stream of Hudson Valley and Catskills coronavirus news

By Lissa Harris on Mar. 12, 2020

The ScribbleItLive feed below is publishing news on the coronavirus outbreak and local community response in real time. The feed was built by Ivan Lajara, senior editor of the Daily Freeman, and is publishing content from Twitter and other news sources... Read more

A letter from the editor: The Watershed Post slows down

By Lissa Harris on Mar. 12, 2017

This isn’t an easy thing to announce. I’ve been drafting and discarding different versions of this essay for more than a week now. Let's get right to the point: As the Watershed Post’s sole full-time employee, I’ve come to the conclusion that we can’t... Read more

Sacket’s retirement kicks off race to elect new Schoharie County DA

By Timothy Knight on Feb. 23, 2017

Left: Schoharie County DA James Sacket, who recently announced his upcoming retirement. Schoharie County District Attorney James Sacket has announced that he will be retiring after 20 years on the job as the county’s lead prosecutor, kicking off what is... Read more

NewsShed, Monday, Feb. 13: Don't flush those wipes

By Lissa Harris on Feb. 13, 2017

With almost a foot of new snow for the Catskills since Sunday, we're off to a precipitous start to the week -- and we may get another dusting before the week is through. [Hudson Valley Weather] The political data wonks at FiveThirtyEight are crunching... Read more

Skier dies on Hunter Mountain

By Lissa Harris on Feb. 9, 2017

An Orange County man suffered a fatal fall while skiing on an expert trail at Hunter Mountain on Wednesday, according to a statement from state police.  58-year-old Edwin Wood was skiing on the Annapurna Trail, an expert-rated double black diamond trail,... Read more


By Rebecca Andre
Dec. 29, 2016
Originally a food truck operated by owner Gloria Buley, Smokin Boars BBQ is on its third reincarnation. The Kansas City-style barbecue restaurant had a brief three-month residence in Phoenicia before...


By Lissa Harris
Feb. 16, 2017
It's a little late for a Valentine, but it looks like Belleayre Ski Center will be getting some love from New York State after all this year. In a press release Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor
To the Editor: Is there ever going to be a cell phone service tower to serve Andes, NY? It sure would make great sense in todays standards and also for life saving safety reasons, how about it? Nick...


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