East Meredith

By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 30, 2011 - 4:31 pm
Above: A member of RAM, a Haitian rock/vodou band that will play the West Kortright Centre this Saturday. Photo used with permission. Last year it was bhangra. This year, it's Haitian mizik rasin music -- traditional vodou folk music mixed with rock 'n... Read more
By Lillian Browne on Thursday, Jun. 9, 2011 - 2:18 pm
In Delhi today, Delaware County Acting Supreme Court Justice John F. Lambert delivered a lengthy prison sentence to East Meredith resident Cody D. Fancher for his 2009 fire-setting spree that destroyed the Sidney Center United Methodist Church. Fancher’s... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 1, 2011 - 2:26 pm
This just in from the West Kortright Centre: Michelle Shocked, the singer-songwrriter who was slated to play the WKC this Sunday, won't be coming after all. Here's what WKC marketing director Lisbeth Firmin emailed us about the cancellation: "Due to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 25, 2011 - 12:31 pm
On May 27, Gary Mayer, the Watershed Post's resident cartoonist, will show a collection of paintings, sculptures and caricatures from 5-7pm at a reception that kicks off the West Kortright Centre's 2011 season. Mayer, whose wicked talent for caricature... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 6, 2011 - 5:39 pm
Franz Liszt, the virtuoso Hungarian pianist and composer pictured above, would've turned 200 this year, and a series of concerts around the Catskills (and the world) are celebrating his music all year long. Tomorrow afternoon, East Meredith joins in the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 6, 2011 - 11:28 am
Tomorrow, the Hanford Mills Museum in East Meredith will ring with the sound of axes and saws, as the lumberjacks (and jills) of the SUNY Cobleskill Woodsmen's Team put on a display of their prowess at chopping and sawing. Also, there'll be demonstrations... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Feb. 28, 2011 - 4:30 pm
Stone & Thistle Farm in East Meredith is knee-deep in baby goats these days, as its latest blog post shows with lots of adorable pictures (including the one above). This means that, because many of the farm's goats aren't exactly the best mothers, the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 - 3:24 pm
The staff of the Hanford Mills Museum cuts ice blocks in preparation for Saturday's Ice Harvest Festival. Image from the Hanford Mills Facebook page. Ice used to be a crop in the days before refrigeration, and at the Hanford Mills Museum in East Meredith... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010 - 3:53 pm
The Woodstock Film Festival, an annual scrum of stars, artists, directors, documentarians, and film-lovers, descends on locations around Ulster County tomorrow to screen more than 150 films, 60 of which will be premieres of one kind (world) or another (... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 22, 2010 - 3:26 pm
Screenshot from "Windfall." This week, Andes part-timer Stanley Fish, an opinion columnist for the New York Times, weighed in (again) on the controversial topic of wind power development in upstate New York. Fish, a die-hard opponent of local wind power,... Read more


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