By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 - 10:39 am
Above: The original 1960s mechanical pin-setter machines and surface ball-returns of Margaretville Bowl. All photos by Julia Reischel. Walking into Margaretville Bowl is walking onto the set of "Mad Men."The eight-lane alley opened in 1960 with brand-new... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Nov. 26, 2012 - 8:31 am
A response to this letter was published in our letters section on December 12, 2012. -- Julia Reischel Dear Editor: Completing a world-class trail network linking the Walkway Over the Hudson to Kingston and then out to the Ashokan Reservoir and beyond... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Nov. 22, 2012 - 12:45 pm
Above: Livingston Manor's Main Street sporting Christmas decorations on Wednesday, November 21, the day after a fire destroyed four beloved local businesses. Photo by Lisa Lyons, via the Morgan Outdoors Facebook page. Like the Whos down in Whoville, the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 - 12:45 pm
Above: A close-up shot of the lion figurehead at the bow of the Half Moon, a replica of the ship Henry Hudson sailed up the river that bears his name in 1609. Photo by Katy Silberger; published under Creative Commons license. In the Times Union today: A... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Oct. 11, 2012 - 12:29 pm
Above: Bucks Burnett, founder of the Eight Track Museum, with a Frank Zappa eight track. Bucks will be on hand at the opening of the Roxbury outpost of his museum this weekend. Below: The rare Sinatra/Jobim eight track. Photos by Robert Greeson. The... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 - 10:29 am
Above: A furry replica of the Cohoes Mastodon, whose skeleton was discovered in 1866 in Cohoes Falls, NY. The Cohoes Mastodon's bones are a jewel in the New York State Museum's display collection; the furry reconstruction in the photo above is on display... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 11, 2012 - 1:10 pm
Photo by First Sergeant Perry Soule of the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. As if anyone in America could forget: Today is the eleventh anniversary of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001. In Ulster County, police and first responders held... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2012 - 12:34 pm
It's a year to the day since flooding from Tropical Storm Irene pummelled upstate New York. While a lot of commemorative events have already happened over the past week, the next few weeks will see more (including a picnic in Maplecrest that is underway... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 - 10:54 am
Above: The house of Dave Rikard, a week after the Irene floods devastated Prattsville's Main Street. Rikard appears in a New York Magazine feature story this month about Prattsville. Photo by Jay Harsevoort; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group... Read more
By Pure Catskills on Friday, Aug. 3, 2012 - 3:59 pm
Above: Rob Birdsall, Land Conservation Specialist, Watershed Agricultural Council, poses for his best Cauliflower Lady impression. "I Buy Local because...I come from a long line of farm families." As the Pure Catskills Buy Local campaigns enters its 10th... Read more


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