By Andrea Girolamo on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 - 5:10 pm
Prince Constantine Sidamon-Eristoff Prince Constantine Sidamon-Eristoff, a former New York City highway commissioner, one-time head of the city’s Department of Transportation, and Environmental Protection Agency - Region 2 administrator, died last week at... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2012 - 12:09 pm
Today at 1pm and 3pm on the Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour, we come back from a winter vacation with the stories you may have missed while snoozing in front of the fire. Also: A look back at our top stories of 2011.  CLICK TO LISTEN LIVE to today's... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2011 - 3:40 pm
Top: The new tires on "The USA," Olive's vintage fire truck.  Above: A slideshow of photos of "The USA" on Flickr, courtesy of Ralph VanKleeck Jr. Click the photos to view the captions.  Bringing a vintage 1936 Holabird fire truck owned by the town of... Read more
By wateradmin on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 - 9:20 am
Window display at the Phoenicia Pharmacy. Photo by Flickr user Lori_NY; published under Creative Commons license. When I think of historic places, I think of roadside markers. I think of heroic conflicts and memorable people long deceased. I think of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 21, 2011 - 2:58 pm
1839 poster supporting the Anti-Rent movement in Nassau, New York. From Wikimedia Commons. Much about the world has changed in the century and a half since the Anti-Rent War took upstate New York by storm, and the protest movement of the hour is a rather... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 - 8:47 am
Ellen Verni has been writing "Home Cookin'," her column of Catskills recipes and rumination, for 24 years. She is sharing some of her archived columns with the Watershed Post. You can get more of Verni on her blog, at homecookincolumn.blogspot.com. In a... Read more
By wateradmin on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 - 11:52 am
Main Street Pine Hill. Photo by Daniel Case, via Wikimedia Commons. So, trying to pick up where I left off a week ago as to why Pine Hill is painted on the side of Trailways buses:  It turns out that Pine Hill was painted on buses long before there was a... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Aug. 12, 2011 - 3:48 pm
Dispatch from Shandaken #3: This is not a test. This is the real thing. Clementine is missing and probably is very scared, and her people, including two children, are worried sick over her. A $500 reward has been posted for her safe return. This is also... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 - 12:57 pm
Today, the Watershed Post is rolling out our new Olive town page, a news and community website for the town of Olive in Ulster County. Reporter Cindy Johansen will be our Olive town government reporter. She attended two town meetings in Olive this week... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2011 - 4:51 pm
The village of Deposit in 1887. Photo by snapshotsofthepast.com, via Flickr. Two Delaware County towns are throwing big bashes this weekend celebrating, well, themselves. The town of Deposit will be celebrating its 200th birthday on Saturday. Deposit was... Read more


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