By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 20, 2013 - 9:29 am
Most village-level politicians up for re-election in the Catskills on Tuesday went unchallenged. But some local villages had contests -- and with big issues like tax caps and flood recovery on the table even at the smallest level of government, the few... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 19, 2013 - 2:30 pm
Photo by Flickr user Keith Ivey. Published under Creative Commons license. Upstate New Yorkers living under the sway of the state's littlest governments go to the polls today, to elect new mayors and village boards or give the incumbents another two years... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 18, 2013 - 10:04 am
The Times Herald-Record reports that a Saturday evening car crash on Route 42 in Fallsburg claimed the life of an 18-year-old Woodbourne resident, after the car she was riding in struck a tree: Police say Franseca Torres, 18, was killed and a second... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 18, 2013 - 8:21 am
Spring may be due to kick off officially in just a couple of days, but winter isn't done with the Catskills yet. Starting tonight, the National Weather Service warns, we're in for a round of snow and sleet, with accumulations of up to eight inches in... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 - 12:47 pm
We found the pot of gold: It's at Roxbury Mountain Maple. (And a dozen-plus other syrupmakers around the Catskills, all celebrating Maple Weekend on March 16-17 and 23-24.) Photo from Roxbury Mountain Maple's Facebook page. Editor's note: We have added... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 14, 2013 - 1:44 pm
Above: Homemade pie with apples from Wrights Farm, destined to meet a sticky end in Lazy Crazy Acres's small-batch Apple Cobbler gelato. Photo from Pure Catskills's Facebook wall. It's 3.14 today, which means math nerds and pie-lovers around the world are... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013 - 2:32 pm
The National Weather Service out of Albany has issued a spate of advisories for the entire area. Delaware, Greene, Sullivan and Ulster  counties are under a flood advisory until 5 pm. while Delaware and Sullivan are also under a flash flood watch. A flood... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 8, 2013 - 9:15 am
Schools are closed across the Catskills this Friday morning, and it looks like a snow globe out there. The Hudson Valley Weather Facebook page reports that the snowfall ranges from 1 to 10 inches deep across the region.  We want proof! Share your snow... Read more
By Jason Dole on Thursday, Mar. 7, 2013 - 8:30 pm
Top: John Lopez works in the kitchen of J&K North Main Bakery. He is looking for a bigger space to move into. Photo by Jason Dole. Above: A slideshow of photos from Sullivan County bakeries.   On New Year's Eve, Livingston Manor’s Flour Power Bakery,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 6, 2013 - 9:02 pm
Above: Screenshot of a video from a Wednesday morning press conference by Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver and fellow Assembly Democrats on a bill that, if passed into law, will place a two-year moratorium on fracking in New York State. Source: The Albany... Read more


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