Delaware County

By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 8, 2010 - 7:54 pm
According to witnesses, the state's first same-sex Peep wedding was held in Margaretville over the weekend. Although the announcement does not give a full account of the reception, we suspect the happiness of the marshmallowy couple was short-lived. Photo... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Apr. 2, 2010 - 9:00 pm
Treadwell resident Linda Norris, who blogs at The Uncataloged Museum and is in the Ukraine on a Fulbright fellowship, reflects on village life in two continents. I realized yesterday that there's one big difference between villages in the United States... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Mar. 28, 2010 - 1:24 pm
There's a tremendous appetite out there for local foods, and it's growing. Farmers are willing to feed the market. A growing network of distributors and retailers is having great success selling food from small farms. But there's a huge gap in the local... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 26, 2010 - 9:22 pm
At 8:13 pm, SUNY Delhi issued this brief and terrifying email to students, staff and faculty: ..........This is an ACTUAL NOTIFICATION.......... Issued By: SUNY - DelhiIssued To: SUNY-DELHI-ALL Headline: UPDATE: Imminent Danger. Shots fired near campus... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 26, 2010 - 11:44 am
Conservationist Dennis Schvejda, who lives in the New York City watershed area, says that he just got a letter from the Catskill Watershed Corporation offering to pump out his septic tank, conduct a dye test on it, and replace any of its broken parts. For... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Mar. 25, 2010 - 9:46 pm
The Watershed Post interviews George and Duane LaFever, Catskill maple syrup producers. It's the peak of New York's annual maple festival, and local tappers are saying the maple syrup yield in the Catskills is worse than it's ever been. An evaporatorSugar... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Mar. 25, 2010 - 9:30 am
Margaretville resident Sherry Bush was killed in a head-on auto crash while driving to work in Walton yesterday, the Daily Star reports. Bush's car was struck by another vehicle that was trying to pass a tractor-trailer in a no-passing zone. The other... Read more
By Aaron Bennett on Tuesday, Mar. 23, 2010 - 11:24 am
The Watershed Post is delighted to introduce our first columnist: Aaron Bennett of Catskill Mountainkeeper. Bennett’s job as regional director at CMK is to serve the “high peaks region” of the Catskill Mountains, which includes Delaware, Greene and... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Mar. 22, 2010 - 8:07 pm
The annual St. Patrick's Day parade got rained out in Halcottsville last week. No worries: The tiny village's doughty citizens celebrated yesterday instead. Erin go bragh! Photo courtesy of the Halcottsville Fire Department. More where that came from on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 22, 2010 - 5:56 pm
Frequent Fox News commentator Dick Morris aimed a rhetorical blunderbuss between New York Congressman Scott Murphy's eyes yesterday over his vote for the healthcare reform bill, calling him and seven other legislators "traitors."  Those all voted no,... Read more


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