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 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 Joanne Callahan on Sunday, Apr. 17, 2016 - 6:17 pm
It's true, nothing can stop Joanne Callahan Broker/Owner of Callahan Catskill RE in Andes NY from servicing her client's best interest. Though her husband & business partner Edward P. Callahan passed away very suddenly at the age of 55 on January 3rd... Read more
By Greater Roxbury Business Association on Friday, Mar. 4, 2016 - 3:57 pm
With Spring right around the corner, the Spring Equinox falls on March 20th, many people are looking for flowers to bloom and are excited for the warmer temperatures.  But not the folks at Plattekill Mountain.  Hews of brown and green surround the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015 - 9:17 am
Above: An inch of snowy, icy slush is cause for celebration on Tuesday, Dec. 29. Photo via the Great Western Catskills Instagram account.  After almost an entire December without snow, the Catskills got its first significant snowfall on Tuesday, Dec. 29.... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 - 12:47 pm
Above: The slopes at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in Highmount on Dec. 16. Photo by Rebecca Andre.  Snow guns are blazing at all four Catskills ski resorts as unusually warm weather—and a distinct lack of snowfall—puts a damper on the start of the ski... Read more
By Greater Roxbury Business Association on Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 - 12:27 pm
Snowmaking has officially begun for the season at Plattekill Mountain in Roxbury, NY.  As was the case for most of the Northeast, their jumpstart on annual snowmaking operations was delayed due to the recent extreme long stretch of warm weather.  Although... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2015 - 2:30 pm
Above: The first day of 2014 snowmaking at Hunter Mountain. Photo by Athena Billias. Hunter Mountain Ski Resort, which has been run by the Slutzky family since its founding in 1960, will be sold to a publicly-traded company called Peak Resorts for $36.8... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Monday, Nov. 9, 2015 - 5:05 pm
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center will receive $1 million dollars to construct a new emergency medical facility on the ski mountain, New York State Senator James Seward announced on Monday, Nov. 9. At a press conference held at the state-owned ski resort in... Read more


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