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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 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 Timothy Knight on Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2016 - 8:19 am
Photo by Breigh Hammarlund, via Flickr.  In an attempt to make hunting more appealing to young girls, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a new law into effect on July 21 that okays the use of florescent pink camouflage as an alternative to the traditional... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Monday, Jul. 11, 2016 - 1:37 pm
Above: Close to 500 bags of heroin were found in a car headed from the Bronx to the Delaware County village of Sidney last summer, according to a police report. Photo via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.  Besieged by a worsening heroin and opioid... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 1, 2016 - 8:35 pm
Above: A poster promoting Lake Wawaka in the Delaware County hamlet of Halcottsville, one of six ads that will promote the Catskills region in the NYC public transit system this summer. To see all six posters, click here.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo pulled out all... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Apr. 1, 2016 - 5:13 pm
Above: Rick Roberts, the president of the Catskill Mountain Club, advocating for dedicated funding for the Catskill Park in the 2016-2017 New York state budget in Rep. Kevin Cahill's office on Feb. 9, 2016. Photo by Julia Reischel.  Despite months of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015 - 5:51 pm
Above: The Ulster County town of Shandaken will receive $415,000 in state funds to fix broken pipes in Phoenicia, part of $26 million in state grants won by Catskills organizations and municipalities today. Photo via  The winners of the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2015 - 4:53 pm
Above: Kraft macaroni and cheese. Photo by Mike Mozart, via Flickr. A Kraft Heinz manufacturing plant in the Delaware County town of Walton that was slated for closure has been saved in an eleventh-hour deal struck by Gov. Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Senator... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 - 2:46 pm
Above: Gov. Andrew Cuomo riding a motorcycle through the Catskills. Photo via the governor's press office, via Flickr. Riding on a motorcycle in a leather jacket through the peak of the Catskills fall colors, Gov. Andrew Cuomo led a procession of bikers... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 2, 2015 - 2:22 pm
On Friday, Oct. 2, the Army National Guard removed a deadly pileup of logs from the Esopus Creek where 14-year-old Jordyn Engler drowned last month. A warning sign has also been installed, apparently in the last 24 hours, by the New York Department of... Read more


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