By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 30, 2013 - 12:54 pm
National Weather Service forecasters are warning Catskills residents that high winds are expected to develop tonight and tomorrow, increasing the risk of downed trees and power outages across the region. The area is already under a flood watch, with heavy... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2013 - 3:54 pm
Heavy rain and warmer temperatures are pushing into the southern Catskills, melting snow on the ground and bringing an increased risk of flash flooding. An alert issued Tuesday afternoon by the National Weather Service in Binghamton urges Delaware,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013 - 10:30 am
A snowstorm that threatens to change over to ice and sleet later in the day is prompting school closings and other cancellations across the Catskills region.  Ulster County executive Mike Hein's office announced this morning that the State of the County... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jan. 25, 2013 - 9:56 am
Above: Video of Ted Blazer's comments to the Catskills at the Boiceville Inn last night. Apologies for the extremely fuzzy video quality. Video shot by Julia Reischel. Ted Blazer, the CEO of the Olympic Regional Development Authority, visited the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013 - 3:22 pm
Above: A screenshot from state senator John Bonacic's website, urging constituents in the 42nd District to sign a petition to repeal New York State's new gun control law. With the ink hardly dry on New York State's new gun control law, New York state... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013 - 5:07 pm
If you're going out tonight, the National Weather Service advises you to bundle up. Delaware and Sullivan Counties are under a wind chill advisory from midnight Tuesday through mid-morning Wednesday. Temperatures are expected to drop to between zero and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 - 5:28 pm
After a five-hour debate, the Democratic-led New York State Assembly passed a new gun control bill Tuesday afternoon that includes stricter definitions of banned "assault weapons" and new reporting requirements for mental health professionals. In passing... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 - 4:35 pm
It's hot chocolate weather out there, folks. Photo by Flickr user snorlax's cafe; published under Creative Commons license. After last weekend's downright unseasonable warm spell, it's almost a relief to see the snow clouds rolling back in. Tonight, the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 - 11:50 am
A new package of gun laws that includes a stricter definition of banned "assault weapons" and new provisions on gun ownership and mental illness is making its way through the New York State Legislature. Late on Monday night, the Republican-controlled... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 - 10:37 am
Photo of flu shot being administered by Indiana Public Radio. Published under Creative Commons license. With flu cases skyrocketing across the state and the nation, Governor Andrew Cuomo has declared an official public health emergency for the state of... Read more


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