By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 - 8:35 pm
We got a tip last night that a very meticulous graffiti artist has vandalized the sidewalk on the edge of the village of Andes along Rte. 28, right next to the Andes Town Hall. When we went to take a look for ourselves, we found not one but three... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2010 - 12:08 pm
So far, there's a website and plans for billboards to go up on Route 17 in Sullivan county, according to the Sullivan County Democrat: Yesterday, Catskill Mountainkeeper, Catskill Citizens for Safe Energy, Gasland the Movie, and EarthJustice jointly... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Aug. 7, 2010 - 2:34 pm
Congressman Scott Murphy, who represents most of the Catkills region in the U.S. House of Representatives, is putting his weight behind a very specific cause: cell phone service in the Delaware County town of Andes. He issued a press release yesterday in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010 - 2:08 pm
Since the surprising passage of a moratorium on hydraulic fracturing by the New York Senate on Tuesday night, the political chess pieces have been moving around the board.  Our own Catskills-area state senator John Bonacic, who reversed his previous pro-... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 - 4:00 pm
When the Delaware County village of Andes voted to dissolve itself in 2002, it was the only village in the state of New York to abolish itself in years. But nowadays, thanks to high taxes and a new law (dubbed the Empowerment Act by Attorney General... Read more
By Simona David on Wednesday, Jul. 28, 2010 - 2:32 pm
Bob Ackershoek, the owner of Cassie's Cafe in Roxbury, in his role as the co-host of a '70s rock show on WIOX. Right before Labor Day, a corner of Delaware County will be getting its very own radio station. WIOX, which will be heard on 91.3 FM, will... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 22, 2010 - 5:55 pm
Horseshoe Festival There are some things that just go together. Abbott and Costello. Rhythm and blues. Beans and cornbread. Hobart and horseshoes. Back in the late 1700s, local lore tells, Hobart pioneer Foote More was the first in the nation to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jul. 16, 2010 - 12:16 pm
Joe Damone writes us to say that 13-year-old Ted (above) has gone missing from his home in Andes. Joe's offering a reward: Call 845-676-3812 or 845-676-4940. Here's to Ted's speedy return. Update: We're pleased to report that Ted has been found.
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2010 - 3:38 pm
Have cable phone through Margaretville Tel. Co.? Phone not working? You're not alone. My home phone in Andes has been out for at least an hour or so. I just got this email from them: Sorry for the problem we are having a widespread outage on the cable... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Jun. 5, 2010 - 2:25 pm
Photographer Joe Damone, an Andes resident, snapped a photo of the doggy scene around town last week. (Check out more of Joe's work on his Watershed Post directory page or on his website.) If you're a photographer working in the Catskills, we'd love to... Read more


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