By Mount Tremper Arts on Thursday, Jun. 1, 2017 - 9:55 pm
Reception with dessert and a champagne toast after the show. When should we follow a recipe, and when should we break the rules? In this live cooking show, artist Kristin Worrall demonstrates, prepares, and serves her audience dessert in real time. For... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Mar. 12, 2017 - 12:10 pm
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
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 - 3:41 pm
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 $8 million in funding for upgrades at the ski center in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017 - 11:54 pm
In a meeting on Wednesday evening, the Shandaken Zoning Board of Appeals voted to affirm that Belleayre Resort developers' plans for more than 200 condo-style "lodging units" do not violate the town's zoning law. The decision is the latest development in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 13, 2017 - 3:22 pm
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
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017 - 3:08 pm
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 Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 8, 2017 - 2:42 pm
A winter storm is headed toward the Catskills and Hudson Valley, with forecasters calling for anywhere from a few inches to a foot of snow to fall from Wednesday night through Thursday morning.  The storm is expected to hit the Thursday morning commute... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017 - 4:44 pm
Struggling to keep up with the firehose of news coming out of our nation's capital lately? You're not alone. Here at WP HQ, we're searching for a happy medium somewhere between scrolling through dumb clickbait GIFs on Facebook and having the Washington... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Monday, Feb. 6, 2017 - 12:00 pm
The Catskill Park will have its day in Albany on Tuesday, Feb. 7, when local advocates descend on the state legislature to lobby for tourism and recreation funding for the region. Unlike its larger cousin, the Adirondack Park, the 700,000-acre Catskill... Read more
By Catskill Center for Conservation and Development on Thursday, Feb. 2, 2017 - 4:34 pm
Arkville, NY – We wish to express gratitude towards Governor Cuomo for his continued support of a fully funded Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) budgeted at $300 million. In addition, the Catskill Park Coalition was glad to see the inclusion of, at a... Read more


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