By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 - 12:21 pm
Thanks to the New York State DOT for ensuring that our local tourist attractions are well-marked. For instance, this sign on Route 28 in Shandaken, which appears to depict a hardy mountaineer skiing directly uphill on a 60-degree slope. (Or perhaps our... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 - 3:04 pm
Above: A house in Schoharie County after the flooding caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Photo by fixbuffalo, via the Watershed Post Flickr pool. The Associated Press ran an in-depth feature story about flood victims mired in red tape in Greene and Schoharie... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 - 11:20 am
Graham Merk, chairman of the Windham Chamber of Commerce, is providing an office space at the IA Financial Building at 5419 Main Street in Windham for Small Business Administration officer Jim Elens.  Mr. Elens will be available until at least Friday,... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 - 11:03 am
Phyllis Parrish receives a check for $171,790 from Randy MacDonald. Parrish is a board member of the Windham Chapter of the Catskill Mountain Foundation and Mr MacDonald is a managing partner of the Windham Mountain Partners. Photo courtesy of Beth Barry... Read more
By wateradmin on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 - 10:43 am
The Windham-Ashland-Jewett Board of Education is asking for the approval of town voters to borrow up to $4 million, through the sale of bonds and notes, to cover flood damages. A vote on the measure will be held through a school bond election on November... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 - 2:54 pm
Winter is icumen in. Photo of frost on leaves by Flickr user s.alt. Published under Creative Commons license. This year, a federal program that one in five New York State households rely on to help pay their winter heating bills is likely to face drastic... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 - 9:37 am
Above: A photographic tour of the enormous apple cider press at the Hubbell homestead. Click on the slideshow to open the the tour in a separate window. Photos by Julia Reischel. It’s a good year for apples in the Catskills. Call it the silver lining of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 - 10:32 am
Joseph M. Platt Update, 11:20am: The Daily Freeman reports that Platt was found around 10am this morning. Police are searching for 71-year-old Athens resident Joseph M. Platt, last seen in the area of Greenlake Road on Monday, October 3. A release from... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 - 10:12 am
Video: Part 1 of A Pickup Load of Pigs: The Feral Swine Pandemic, a three-part series produced by the Mississippi State University Extension Service. More from the series available here. Feral pigs are gaining a foothold in western Sullivan County and... Read more
By wateradmin on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 - 3:46 pm
Photo of temporary housing units in North Carolina by FEMA. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced last week that they are delivering temporary housing units to Cobleskill, to be distributed to flood victims in New York State who cannot find... Read more


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