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By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Jun. 2, 2016 - 9:33 am
Photo via the Mountain Jam Festival's Facebook page. Late spring in the Catskills means fishing, camping, and, if you’re a live music fan, Mountain Jam. Originally conceived in 2004 as a one-day celebration of Woodstock radio station WDST’s 25th... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 31, 2016 - 10:35 am
Above: Bartender James Reber makes a Moscow Mule with freshly-squeezed ginger at the Woodnotes Grille. Photo by Julia Reischel. The Emerson Resort and Spa, once known as Catskill Corners, was built in 1996 in buildings that once housed a dairy farm along... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 27, 2016 - 11:08 am
Above: "Waterfall on Trout Creek" by Steve Aaron, the grand prize winner of the 2016 Catskills Outdoor Guide Photo Contest.  It's Memorial Day weekend, and our print 2016 Catskills Outdoor Guide has hit the streets! Copies are being dropped off at dozens... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Friday, May. 27, 2016 - 10:14 am
Above: A poem written on a paper airplane, a prototype for "Skywriting: Poems & Planes," a workshop to be held Saturday, May 28 at the Poetry Barn in West Hurley. Photo by Lissa Kiernan. Poet and teacher Lissa Kiernan makes her students’ poetry fly,... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, May. 26, 2016 - 11:46 pm
Above: Jon Cleary and the Monster Gentlemen. Photo via the West Kortright Centre. When Jon Cleary and the Monster Gentlemen return to the West Kortright Center, you won’t be faulted for thinking you’ve been transported to the Big Easy. “He played here in... Read more
By J.N. Urbanski on Thursday, May. 26, 2016 - 9:53 pm
Above: Inside Bebert's Condiments Café and Gallery. Photo by J. N. Urbanski.  Diane Adzema, a designer, and Bebert Attias, a chef born and raised in Morocco, met at a couscous party in New York City and have been partners for 17 years. In 2014, working... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 25, 2016 - 4:37 pm
Above: A crowd at the Peekamoose Blue Hole on a summer day in 2015. Photo via the NYS DEC. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation issued emergency regulations on Wednesday, May 25 to protect Peekamoose Blue Hole, a popular swimming... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 25, 2016 - 7:36 am
Above: The author, Jeffrey Vincent, picks up trash on a Catskills hike in December 2015.  Outdoor recreational activities are booming, and the Catskill Mountains are making a comeback in a big way. Movies like “Into the Wild,” “A Walk in the Woods” and “... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Tuesday, May. 24, 2016 - 3:35 pm
Above: An honor guard leads the 2015 Liberty Memorial Day Parade. Photo by John Kocijanski of Catskill Photography, shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr pool. Memorial Day Weekend 2016 brings a flood of enticing opportunities to come together, celebrate... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Monday, May. 23, 2016 - 5:14 pm
Above: First responders use ropes to reach an injured hiker on Vroman's Nose on Sunday, May 22. Photo by Schoharie County Fire Wire. See an album of photos from the rescue at the Schoharie County Fire Wire Facebook page.  A hiker has been admitted to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, May. 23, 2016 - 4:26 pm
Above: Damein Kovacs. Via Keyser Funeral Service.  A 16-year-old from the Ulster County town of Shokan was killed on Wednesday, May 19 when his car veered into a utility pole in the town of Olive, police and the Daily Freeman report. Damein Kovacs was... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Friday, May. 20, 2016 - 2:29 pm
Above: Theodore Tiska, a former deputy in the Delaware County Sheriff’s Office, is charged with attempted murder and first-degree assault for an alleged attack on his wife in April. To the left is Tiska in a Delaware County Employee of the Month photo in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, May. 19, 2016 - 7:06 am
Above: Zula the zebra, in a widely distributed photo of the animal by Richard Myer. Many humans have fallen to their deaths hiking in Kaaterskill Clove, a steep and scenic gorge that runs along windy Route 23A through the Greene County hamlets of... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Tuesday, May. 17, 2016 - 5:27 pm
Above: The window of the Phoenicia Pharmacy. Photo by Julia Reischel. Residents of the Catskills will soon have fewer places to get prescription drugs. Two independently-owned pharmacies, Miller's Drug Store in Margaretville and the Phoenicia Pharmacy in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 17, 2016 - 5:04 pm
A 58-year-old man died on Monday, May 16 when his pickup truck left the roadway, struck a culvert and overturned in the Delaware County town of Kortright, according to a press release from the New York State Police. The driver was 58-year-old Michael C.... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Tuesday, May. 17, 2016 - 11:14 am
Above: Will Yandik, from the candidate's campaign Facebook page.  In the past two decades, Town Councilman Will Yandik, a fourth generation fruit and vegetable farmer from Columbia County, became an Ivy League graduate, a climate change policy researcher... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, May. 15, 2016 - 6:59 pm
Above: Thirteen "American Bikers United Against Jihad" vehicles drive by hundreds of Islamberg supporters in the Delaware County town of Tompkins on Sunday, May 15. Video and photos by Julia Reischel.  A planned motorcycle protest against Islamberg, an... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, May. 12, 2016 - 4:43 pm
A 14-year-old boy who was riding an ATV in the Schoharie County town of Wright crashed into a car and was seriously injured on Wednesday, May 11, according to a press release from the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office.  The boy was found lying on the side... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, May. 12, 2016 - 4:29 pm
A 65-year-old Shokan man allegedly pointed a pistol at a cyclist during a road rage incident in the Ulster County town of Olive on Monday, May 9, according to the New York State Police and the Times Herald-Record. Left: Ernest T. Townsend. Photo via the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 10, 2016 - 7:37 am
Above: A landslide on Platte Clove Rd. in the Greene County town of Hunter. Photo via the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference.  A landslide on Sunday, May 8 blocked narrow Platte Clove Rd. in the Greene County town of Hunter, according to the Daily... Read more

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