Lissa Harris

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Lissa Harris is the founder and publisher of the Watershed Post.


Nov. 22, 2016
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Nov. 17, 2016
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Kaaterskill Falls in 2009
Nov. 14, 2016
A Newburgh man fell to his death from the top of Kaaterskill Falls on Saturday, Nov. 12, New York State Police report. According to a police statement, 30-year-old Anthony Miele was hiking near the top of the two-tier falls when he slipped on ice and... Read more
Nov. 9, 2016
New York State voters opted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton in the Presidential election on Tuesday; in unofficial results, Clinton received roughly 58.8 percent of the votes cast, while Donald Trump got 37.4 percent.  In the Catskills region -- and... Read more
Nov. 7, 2016
Tuesday, Nov. 8 is Election Day -- and we've put together a few resources to help Catskills voters make the most of it.  The widget below is from Google. Type in your address to see who's on the ballot in your district, and to find the location of your... Read more
Drought-stricken Esopus Creek
Nov. 4, 2016
New York State environmental officials have issued an emergency ban on fishing in the upper Esopus Creek, citing prolonged drought that has left water levels in the creek alarmingly low.  Fishing is prohibited in an 11.9-mile stretch of the creek, from... Read more
Catksill Park sign
Nov. 3, 2016
A New York State budget earmark of $500,000 to fund projects in the Catskill Park, announced earlier this year, may be a fraction of what Catskills regional advocates had originally hoped for. But it’s enough to get the ball rolling on more ambitious... Read more
Jul. 14, 2016
An explosion that was accidentally set off by a man attempting to light a propane water heater destroyed a Masonville home on Route 206 on Wednesday night, leaving three people injured.  Masonville firefighters responded to a 911 call made at 9:26 pm on... Read more
Apr. 20, 2016
This summer at the Catskill Recreation Center in Arkville, NY: The Ladies Lift & Leisure Club! Learn the amazing benefits of adding weightlifting to your workouts -- (P.S. It's the best way to lose fat, and no, you won't bulk up!) -- with the company... Read more
Mar. 21, 2016
The Catskills Outdoor Guide is an annual print publication that comes out in late May and is distributed year-round in the Catskills and metro-area NY. The deadline to advertise in the 2016 Outdoor Guide is April 1, 2015. Reserve your slot now: Contact ... Read more