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By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 - 6:07 pm
With much of Sullivan County still without power and looking at another few days of power outages, warm shelter and hot showers are becoming more critical. Sullivan County radio station WJFF announced on Facebook Thursday afternoon that several local... Read more
By Jason Dole on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 - 9:26 pm
Above: Betty Knack lights a candle and tries to stay warm in the hamlet of Callicoon on October 31. Photos by Jason Dole. As another post-Sandy night descended on Sullivan County, thousands were still without power. The Town of Fremont, in the northwest... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 - 11:53 am
Here's a list of dry ice locations in the Catskills today, compiled from Central Hudson's dry ice page, NYSEG's dry ice page, town websites, and our calls to several locations. Call if you can before you drive to make sure dry ice is there. We've provided... Read more
By Adam Bosch on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 5:30 pm
Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau is urging residents to stay off the roads as fallen trees and electric wires become more of a widespread problem. “We don't have any road closures, but basically we're trying to get people off the roads,” Fanslau told... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 8:24 pm
Tonight, President Obama granted New York State's request for a federal emergency declaration. The declaration will release federal resources in advance of Hurricane Sandy's arrival in the Catskills on Monday, and allow the Federal Emergency Management... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 7:25 pm
In an email sent this afternoon, Ulster County Emergency Services Director Arthur Snyder wrote that Ulster County is now under a "high wind warning," partially because the storm winds will be coming from the east, an unusual direction. That will "stress... Read more


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