Schoharie County

By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 8, 2011 - 1:43 pm
From left to right: James Rueger, representative from Shandaken, Pine Hill Community Center (holding small round sign); Robert Selkowitz, Town of Olive (holding rectangular sign); Diane Galusha, Catskill Watershed Corporation; Doris Bartlett, Town of... Read more
By Matthew Perry on Thursday, May. 26, 2011 - 2:23 pm
Michael Whaling is a polymath -- the Oneonta Daily Star describes him as a 'carpenter, painter, stone mason, environmentalist'.  It is his work with stone that is described in his new book, 'The Garden Wall at Beekman Farm', an account of his painstaking... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 20, 2011 - 11:44 am
According to the Mountain Eagle, the on-going dispute between the Jefferson Town Board and Oorah's Jewish BoyZone summer camp got another airing at last week's Jefferson town meeting. The paper reports that the camp is planning to expand its capacity by... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 17, 2011 - 10:21 am
As of 8 A.M., and continuing through tomorrow evening, a flood watch is in effect over eastern New York and western New England. A warning message from NY-Alert says that locally, Ulster, Greene and Schoharie counties should watch out for heavy rainfall... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 28, 2011 - 8:27 am
Radar image of severe thunderstorms over eastern New York and Pennsylvania at 8:20am. Via the National Weather Service, Binghamton station. It was a wild weather night for much of the Catskills region. Here in Andes, wind and rain reached a fever pitch... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Apr. 22, 2011 - 12:03 pm
A farmer in the Schoharie County town of Seward was arrested by State Police out of Cobleskill this week after dead cows and malnourished horses were found on his farm last Saturday, according to a State Police press release. But according to a press... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 7, 2011 - 11:46 am
An Albany man driving a stolen Pontiac Grand Prix allegedly led police and deputies from multiple jurisdictions on a 50-mile car chase through Albany, Greene and Schoharie counties yesterday before finally crashing in the town of Broome. According to a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Apr. 4, 2011 - 8:51 am
According to a public notice posted on the Schoharie County website, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is planning a grand flood-mitigation project in the town of Blenheim, where the Schoharie Creek runs fast and wide right alongside Route 30.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011 - 3:30 pm
Black bear cub. Photo by Alan Vernon, via Flickr. According to the New York State Department of Conservation's 2010 hunting numbers for bear and deer, which were released yesterday, the Catskills are the place to go if you're hunting black bear. Three... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2011 - 12:25 pm
Today's the day for village elections, and while many races across the Catskills have candidates for various village boards and mayors who are running unopposed, there are a few real contests out there. Here's a list of the heated challenges: Sullivan... Read more


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