Julia Reischel


Apr. 20, 2016
Above: A track car used by Catskill Mountain Railroad volunteers to inspect the railway lines. Photo by Ryan Lennox. The Catskill Mountain Railroad (CMRR) has settled its lawsuit against Ulster County, another sign that the railroad’s management is... Read more
Apr. 19, 2016
Above: Photo by Justin Grimes, via Flickr.  For New York state voters who are registered with a political party, today--April 19, 2016--is the day to vote in New York state's presidential primary election. It's one of the most exciting primary races in... Read more
Apr. 5, 2016
Above: Heather L. Terry, Daniel R. Bowker, Jr. and Kyle S. Buckley. Images via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office. A Walton man who was being investigated in connection with a burglary was arrested when police found heroin in his vehicle during a... Read more
Snow on maple buds in Monticello on April 3
Apr. 4, 2016
Above: Snow on maple buds in Monticello on April 3. Photo by John of Catskills Photography, via the Watershed Post Flickr photo pool.  A surprise snowstorm over the weekend followed warm temperatures last week, covering spring flowers--like these... Read more
Apr. 1, 2016
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
Apr. 1, 2016
Above: "Peter with a Brown Trout,” by Joan Challacombe, one of the runners-up in the 2015 Catskills Outdoor Guide Photo Contest. (The 2016 photo contest ends tonight, so enter now!)  It's the first day of fishing season in the Catskills, and the oddly... Read more
Mar. 22, 2016
Above: A fire engulfs a garage on Sunday, March 20. Photo via the Delaware County NY Fire Wire & Emergency New Facebook page.  A Harpersfield man was airlifted to Albany Medical Center with severe injuries to his face after an explosion at his... Read more
Mar. 21, 2016
Above: "Sunset in the Western Catskills," the second-place winner of the 2015 Catskills Outdoor Guide Photo Contest. Taken by Rick Roberts. The contest is closed. Winners will be announced when the 2016 Catskills Outdoor Guide is published this summer.... Read more
Mar. 19, 2016
Above: The 2016 Catskills Food Guide. On the cover: Mama's Boy Burgers in Tannersville, shot by Andrea Cabane. The print 2016 Catskills Food Guide has hit the street: pick up a free print copy in over 100 locations, or buy a digital edition to read on... Read more
Mar. 19, 2016
The 2016 Catskills Food Guide is out. Click here for more info. - Ed. Each year, we ask readers of the Watershed Post and our Catskills Food Guide to send us their photos of Catskills food and farms. This year, 25 photographers entered our 2016 Catskills... Read more
Mar. 19, 2016
Most people have never tried birch syrup, the reddish cousin of maple syrup that is made from the sap of birch trees. When they do, they’re in for a surprise: birch syrup’s tangy, pungent flavor is unlike anything else. “I usually say it’s like a cross... Read more
Mar. 18, 2016
A 48-year-old Goshen woman was killed on Route 17 in the Sullivan County town of Thompson on Monday, March 14 when she was rear-ended by a Volkswagen Jetta, according to a press release from the New York State Police. The woman, Lori A. Baird of Goshen,... Read more
Mar. 17, 2016
Above: Two hemlock trees scarred by the lightning that hit a husband and wife in Tannersville on Wednesday, March 16. Photo by Forest Ranger Rob Dawson.  A man and woman from Princeton, New Jersey were struck by lightning while camping in the Greene... Read more
Mar. 16, 2016
Over 400 bags of heroin were found in a car heading from New York City to the Otsego County city of Oneonta on Sunday, March 13, according to the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. Sheriff's deputies pulled over 20-year-old Oneonta resident Francesa Lorusso... Read more
Mar. 16, 2016
Above: Images via the New York State Police.  Four Andes men have been arrested for allegedly breaking into multiple seasonal residences across Delaware County and reportedly stealing more than 100 items over the course of several months, police say.... Read more
Mar. 15, 2016
Two Margaretville residents have been arrested for allegedly breaking into Miller's Drug Store in Margaretville and stealing thousands of pain pills last month, police say. Twenty-four-year-old Lucas M. Labumbard and 20-year-old Anna Christina Bubko were... Read more
Mar. 15, 2016
Above: Some of the drugs seized in a series of raids last week. Photo via the New York State Police.  A Fallsburg man at the center of Sullivan County's drug distribution network has been arrested along with 26 other people involved in the southern... Read more
Mar. 3, 2016
Above: "Catskill Snow Storm in October" by Francine Barbet. Image via barbetart.com. Seventy-eight-year-old Francine Barbet was killed in the Greene County town of Jewett on Friday, Feb. 26 when she walked with her dog into the path of an oncoming Jeep... Read more
Feb. 26, 2016
Above: Local fire companies stationed at Smokin Boars BBQ on Route 28 in Phoenicia on Thursday evening, Feb. 25. Photo by Lissa Harris. Smokin Boars BBQ, a new barbecue restaurant that opened three months ago in the Ulster County hamlet of Phoenicia,... Read more
Feb. 25, 2016
  There is minimal flooding at the West Branch of the Delaware River at the Delaware County Fairgrounds in Walton this morning. This is a view facing Kraft. Posted by The Walton Reporter on Thursday, February 25, 2016 Above: The Walton fairgrounds... Read more