By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 8, 2014 - 12:38 pm
Tonight's public hearing on Hanover Farms, a farmstand on Route 28 in Mt. Tremper, ought to draw a feisty crowd to the Shandaken Town Hall.  The farmstand was shut down by a New York State Supreme Court judge's order last November, the latest in a long... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 - 10:34 pm
Last month, a Delaware County judge delivered a stinging defeat to Town of Harpersfield officials and the town's new motorcycle track, ruling in favor a group of angry neighbors of the track who brought a lawsuit against both the track and the town. In... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 7, 2013 - 11:33 am
Opening day at the New York Safety Track: A track day for the members of the Driving Force Club. Photo from NYST's Facebook page. When is a racetrack not a racetrack? When it's a "motorcycle training facility" -- a phrase used to describe a new 2.1-mile... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 25, 2012 - 11:29 am
Shandaken's zoning enforcement officer, Richard Stokes, is in the hot seat after his arrest last week on charges that he groped several waitresses at Rocco's Speakeasy in April. Amid the controversy, Stokes has stepped down from his job. In an emergency... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 21, 2012 - 3:35 pm
Above: Rocco's owner Erik Risher in front of the restaurant in May, shortly after Rocco's opened its doors. Photo by Julia Reischel. For more photos of Rocco's, see our Flickr album. Rocco's Speakeasy, a steakhouse and bar on Route 28 in Shandaken, has... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Thursday, Jul. 19, 2012 - 5:03 pm
On Tuesday, Woodstock's town board voted to adopt zoning law changes banning natural gas drilling and other petroleum exploration activities within town borders. The move was applauded by residents at a public hearing held before the vote, the Daily... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 18, 2012 - 12:02 pm
Above: H.P. and Wellington, a couple of the Watershed Post's resident (legal) backyard chickens. Photo by Lissa Harris. In today's Walton Reporter: The village of Walton, where no chicken may legally roost, is debating whether to allow backyard poultry.... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Thursday, Apr. 5, 2012 - 2:31 pm
Above: Jack Jordan listens as Vincent Bernstein reads a resolution to retain legal defense for the town against a lawsuit brought recently by Hanover Farms. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. Highlights from the Shandaken town board meeting on Monday, April 2:... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Thursday, Mar. 29, 2012 - 5:04 pm
Stop-work order attached to the work site at Hanover Farms on Route 28, taped on top of the original building permit. Construction work continues unabated at the site. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. A Route 28 farmstand in Shandaken that has been embroiled in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 9, 2011 - 10:21 am
Above: Former Shandaken town supervisor Peter DiSclafani trades barbs wtih Councilman Jack Jordan and current supervisor Rob Stanley at Monday's town meeting. Video by Julia Reischel. A dispute over a misguided $2,500 check cashed by the Town of... Read more


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