By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 24, 2010 - 10:25 pm
Elvis feels the burn at Warrior Dash, a race that travels all over the country combining the raw athleticism of the triathlon, the geeky anarchy of Comic Con, and the muddy fervor of that bigass battle in Braveheart. Missed the race at Windham last... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 - 2:40 pm
The Mountain Biking World Cup held over the weekend in Windham was a blast, reports Catskills Cycling, which was there to watch the whole thing. Not only did the proprietor of the local cycling website have videos and finish-line photos of the winners of... 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
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 - 4:25 pm
Mountain bikers from around the world are descending on Windham Mountain for the Mountain Bike World Cup Festival, which starts tomorrow. The competition features the best of the best in the sport, and is the first to be held in the United States in five... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 12, 2010 - 10:01 am
Lynn E. Byrne, a resident of Lexington, NY, is outraged that the Windham Journal ran a column praising Japanese Knotweed -- or Polygonum cuspidatum, as it is formally known -- as “a source of many valuable natural products," including nectar for honeybees... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 4, 2010 - 8:02 pm
Last weekend's Tour of the Catskills cycling race, all 160 miles of it, was grueling. Especially the Horsegate section of the course: The video above, taken during the first road stage of the race, was shot by a member of the Boston-based cycling team... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 23, 2010 - 2:18 pm
Yesterday, a five-judge panel of the state's intermediate appeals court handed a victory to the New York City Department of Environmental Protection in a fight with a Windham landowner over watershed development regulations. According to the decision,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 24, 2010 - 3:11 pm
Three seniors at Windham-Ashland-Jewett Central School won't be attending graduation tomorrow and might face jail time for painting "2010" with red house paint all over the school grounds, the Daily Mail reports: While much of the paint was subsequently... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jun. 4, 2010 - 12:31 am
A sunny moment at Mountain Jam. This weekend in the Catskills, you can ogle a tractor, quaff a locally-brewed beer, prance in a Pride parade, and mob the stage with the masses at the Mountain Jam music festival. Mountain Jam Festival - Friday, June 4... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, May. 4, 2010 - 12:02 pm
Albany hiker DSettahr spent the weekend hiking up Windham High Peak, and he tells the Views from the Top forum that already, the flies are biting: We had the lean-to to ourselves on Saturday night. We saw and heard some bugs during the evening Friday and... Read more


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