By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 25, 2011 - 4:05 pm
Photo by Flickr user Michele Borioli. Published under Creative Commons license. Joe Sicinski, who runs the food bank at the Andes Presbyterian Church, has a problem on his hands. He's still got plenty of things like canned corn, cranberry sauce and green... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 22, 2011 - 2:01 pm
Above: "The Huckleberry Brook Dancing Bear," by David Barry, winner of our "Best-Kept Secret in the Catskills" photo contest. A secret azure swimming hole. An abandoned dairy truck moldering in the weeds. A back road through jaw-dropping fall leaves. We... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 1, 2011 - 10:03 am
As we wrote yesterday, scores of people gathered on the Shavertown Bridge over the Pepacton Reservoir last Saturday to protest hydraulic fracturing of the Marcellus Shale. Today, videographer (and Watershed Post advertiser) Jessica Vecchione, who was at... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 30, 2011 - 11:34 am
Photo provided by CDOG/ Video shot by Jessica Vecchione. On Saturday, scores of people gathered on the Shavertown Bridge that crosses the Pepacton Reservoir in Delaware County to protest the controversial practice of hydraulic... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 21, 2011 - 9:57 am
Excerpt of a map showing life expectancy for women in rural counties in America. Counties in yellow are seeing female life expectancy dropping. Source: Daily Yonder. Sometimes, living in a rural place like Delaware County is like living in a Third World... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 16, 2011 - 12:46 pm
Around 11:15am this morning, firefighters and firetrucks descended on the town of Andes in response to a report of smoke and electrical smells in the basement of 85 Main Street, which houses Apple Tree Realty and Woody's County Kitchen. No fire or smoke... Read more
By Lillian Browne on Tuesday, Jun. 14, 2011 - 2:36 pm
Tay Home founder Nini Ordoubadi with a portrait of her aunt and inspiration, Noushafarin Saad. Photo provided by Nini Ordoubadi. On the Saturday before Memorial Day, the Tay Home tea shop celebrated its grand reopening in a new location that has turned... Read more
By Matthew Perry on Thursday, May. 26, 2011 - 2:31 pm
The traditional and the new will be in evidence as Andes kicks off summer with a typically busy Memorial Day weekend.  Tay Home will celebrate its expansive new digs at 131 Main Street with a Grand Opening Party on Saturday.  Rain or shine, the town's... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 17, 2011 - 2:47 pm
Calling all seniors at Andes, Margaretville, Onteora and Roxbury schools: You could win $300 bucks by waxing poetical about growing up here in the Catskills. The deadline for the annual Catskill Heritage Alliance essay competition is this Friday, and all... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 17, 2011 - 2:13 pm
As we reported earlier this morning, some Delaware County residents in the 845 area code are unable to reach 911 today, in the wake of a transformer explosion on a utility pole in Shandaken early this morning. (And some Ulster County residents are without... Read more


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