By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 - 1:57 pm
Tonight at 7pm in the town hall on Rte. 28, anyone interested in the Delaware County town of Middletown will have a chance to weigh in on its 112-page draft comprehensive plan. The plan attempts to outline how Middletown, which contains the villages of... 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 Lissa Harris on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 - 12:30 pm
Anybody catch members of the USA Shaolin Temple on WIOX recently? (Alas, the Roxbury radio station's signal doesn't reach Watershed Post HQ.) The kung fu fighters, who are building a temple dedicated to the study of martial arts and Chan Buddhism in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2010 - 7:42 pm
Sherry Bush, a 60-year-old nurse who worked for the ARC of Delaware County, was killed in March when a car travelling in the wrong lane on Rte. 10 in Hamden struck her car head-on. Now, the driver of that car, Joshua T. Simpson of Masonville, has been... 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 Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 - 12:13 pm
The Black House, otherwise known as Peacock Hill, photographed in Budget Living Magazine in 2003. Fleischmanns, a village in Delaware County named for yeast magnates, is a Victorian-era junky's fantasy. The streets are lined with gingerbreaded and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 - 11:28 am
Reader Cassandra Olin sent us a few pictures she took this morning. This one's from behind the railroad: And this one's from the bridge on the corner of Route 28 and Dry Brook Road: Olin writes: On either side of the river is a trailer park that is also... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Sep. 26, 2010 - 8:55 am
The Cauliflower Festival in Margaretville was beautiful. A few photos from the festival, including a cauliflower on Mabel on the Move's shiny airstream food truck, above. Below, two images of the Schoharie Valley Cloggers, and one of a handmade wooden... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 15, 2010 - 10:39 am
USA Shaolin Temple master Shi Yan Ming shaves a disciple's head during a ceremony to dedicate the new temple in Fleischmanns. For more photos of the ceremony, see the USA Shaolin Temple's Facebook photo album. Fleischmanns just keeps getting more... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 27, 2010 - 7:35 am
Witchy wares at Palenville's Pagan Pride Day. Need something to do this weekend? Lucky you -- the Catskills are hosting the biggest mountain-biking event in the world this week, as well as a bunch of fairs, festivals, and exhibits. (Peruse them at your... Read more


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