By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 28, 2011 - 9:24 am
Those trees all around you? Don't take them for granted. That's the idea behind the Catskill Forest Association's Catskill Forest Festival, a day-long celebration of all things woodsy happening this weekend in Margaretville. There will be food and beer, a... Read more
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 Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2011 - 8:54 am
Quick: Where is Bedell, NY?  According to the Historical Society for the Town of Middletown's Tin Horn blog, there used to be an enormous sign with letters 20-feet high answering that question for strangers approaching the intersection of Little Red Kill... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 15, 2011 - 12:48 pm
9:30pm update, by Julia Reischel: The early-morning fire that destroyed part of the former Fleischmanns School today was probably sparked by an electrical problem in the basement of the building, Fleischmanns fire chief Todd Wickham said this evening.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2011 - 8:58 am
Above: "Downhill," a documentary by Jason Latorre of I Said Cut Productions about the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center. News broke last week that Governor Andrew Cuomo’s administration is poised to hand the management of Belleayre Mountain Ski Center over... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 31, 2011 - 8:41 am
As we mentioned last week, vintage baseball players from around the region gathered in the village of Fleischmanns over the weekend to attempt to break the world record for the longest baseball marathon ever played. Watershed Post correspondent (and... Read more
By Matthew Perry on Wednesday, May. 25, 2011 - 12:08 pm
At 5pm this Friday, the members of the Mountain Athletic Club will take to the baseball diamond in Fleischmanns Village Park -- and hopefully they will stay there until Sunday. The team plans to play for 49 consecutive hours and set a new world record for... 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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