By Lissa Harris on Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 - 6:11 pm
Above: AccuWeather graphic showing potential scenarios for a storm that's slated to move up the coast toward the Northeast next week, just in time for Thanksgiving. For more on that, see AccuWeather's Friday story about the storm. Hang onto your Pilgrim... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013 - 11:35 am
In the rural Catskills, 2013 was the Year of the Absentee Voter. On Nov. 5, Election Day, dozens of races around the region were too close to call from the machine count alone. In a few of them, a count of the absentee and affidavit ballots reversed the... Read more
By Jennifer Strom on Monday, Nov. 18, 2013 - 10:12 am
Need a little help with your baking this Thanksgiving? Apple pie from Bread Fellows in Andes is as artful as it is delicious. Photo from Bread Fellows' Facebook page. November 28 is roaring up the calendar at us—are you ready to feast? Here’s a roundup of... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013 - 9:27 am
Above: Prime Steakhouse & Spirits welcomes the Windham ski crowd. Photo by Jennifer Strom. Let’s just pause for a moment and think a grateful thought about Catskills restaurateurs. First of all, opening a restaurant anywhere takes guts. The effort and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2013 - 10:24 am
Above: Hot peppers come by the pint or the peck at Shaul Farms in Middleburgh. Photo by Richard A. Smith. Buying Catskills foods year-round is like being on a 12-month-long scavenger hunt. One farmstand has the heartiest greens and another specializes in... Read more
By Jennifer Strom on Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2013 - 1:16 pm
Foods of the Catskills, styled and shot by Toni Brogan and featured on our Catskills Food Guide cover.  Everybody eats. Whether at our kitchen tables, at a fancy restaurant or out of a car cupholder on the daily commute, every meal we eat represents a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013 - 6:31 pm
Above: Democratic supervisor Marge Miller and Republican challenger Nelson Delameter, of the Delaware County town of Middletown. In unofficial results from the county Board of Elections, Delameter bested Miller by just 22 votes. Most of Tuesday's races in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013 - 10:30 am
The results of Tuesday's local elections are in -- some expected, some surprising, and some still hanging in the balance as absentee ballots that could decide close races continue to roll in. We posted highlights from local races live on Twitter Tuesday... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 4, 2013 - 12:04 pm
Listen to the pumpkin. Photo by Flickr user Tanner Lovelace; published under Creative Commons license. In small-town America, odd years are where the political action is. On Tuesday, November 5, New York State goes to the polls to elect local officials.... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 - 11:28 am
Above: Pumpkins at Sunfrost Farms in Woodstock. Photo by Flickr user Kat Stan; published under Creative Commons license. Halloween may not formally arrive until next Thursday, but celebrations of ghoulies and ghosties and all manner of beasties are in... Read more


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