By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 - 5:00 pm
9:40pm update: The Tremperskill is not flooding. At the point where it passes over Main Street, it's only halfway up its banks. In Andes, Little Dingle Hill Road is closed due to flooding. Via NY-ALERT. What are you seeing out there? Email us reports and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 11, 2010 - 2:46 pm
Few things on Earth are more depressing than an empty, boarded-up school in a small town. But when life gives you lemons -- well, you know how that goes. Local filmmaker Jessica Vecchione recently made a short video about a new group in Sidney, Delaware... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 - 3:54 pm
This spring, Margaretville was abuzz with cameras and revving engines, as documentary filmmaker Christina Eliopoulos and her crew filmed Demon On Wheels. The film is an homage to local mechanic Mike Ondish's 1968 Shelby Mustang, and to the days when... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 - 12:32 pm
Here in Andes, it snowed -- and stuck, in places -- for hours this morning. That picnic bench above is just outside the Watershed Post HQ, around 9am.  Carol Seitz of the Woodland Valley View reported flurries down in the Phoenicia area this morning, too... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 - 6:05 pm
"My Headlight After a Deer Encounter." Photo by Flickr user joanna8555. Sometimes, the deer really are out to get you, the Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin reported on Sunday: Solon "Stevie" Tsangaras was driving back from a music gig near the hamlet... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 - 2:15 pm
Hernani Dias and Madalyn Warren put the finishing touches on a worm composter at the Andes Sprouts Society in August. In the mountains, you never know who is hiding out in the next hollow over. It could be a fourth-generation dairy farmer, a Sufi worship... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Oct. 14, 2010 - 11:28 am
How small is Andes, NY? Small enough that there's just one ATM in town, on the porch of Don Hogan's general store. And in a few weeks, the bank that owns the machine is taking it out. At least one person is fuming about it. Yesterday's edition of the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 8, 2010 - 12:45 pm
Photo of a woolly bear caterpillar by Roban Kramer, via Flickr. When you see these little brown-and-black fuzzy caterpillars everywhere, that means it's right around Columbus Day in the Catskills. Aside from Memorial Day and Labor Day, this is one of the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 22, 2010 - 7:56 am
If you haven't heard the term "flatlander" around the Catskills, odds are that you are one. There's an unusual opportunity to hear what the locals really think about you happening tonight in Andes. The plan is for a frank discussion, led by a local, about... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010 - 6:01 pm
Stanley Fish, a regular in the New York Times editorial pages and a part-time Andes resident, writes today about how he lied to a bunch of left-wing 9/11 conspiracy theorists having a meeting in Livingston Manor in order to observe them at close range: I... Read more


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