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
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 10, 2013 - 2:29 am
Above: The Cannonsville Reservoir looking serene, if a bit low on water, in July of 2012. Photo by Flickr user mountain_man_ny_2; published under Creative Commons license. The agency that manages New York City's water -- and its vast upstate watershed --... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2013 - 5:03 pm
Watch live streaming video from newyorkstateofficeofthegovernor at Above: Video of Gov. Andrew Cuomo's 'State of the State' address on Wednesday afternoon. In his 2013 'State of the State' address, Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out an ambitious... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 - 3:10 pm
The governors of New York and New Jersey are publicly venting outrage over a decision by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives to adjourn on Tuesday night without voting on a critical Hurricane Sandy relief bill. This afternoon, New York... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Sunday, Dec. 30, 2012 - 9:21 pm
Photo by Flickr user Rosie Rogers. Published under Creative Commons license. Ah, New Year's Eve. Time for kisses and champagne, feast foods and dancing. Here’s a smorgasbord of what’s going on out there around the Catskills and just beyond our borders,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Dec. 26, 2012 - 7:04 pm
Above: A map showing snow forecasts for Central New York, the Southern Tier and northeast Pennsylvania from the National Weather Service in Binghamton. Snow is already falling across much of New York State, and is expected to keep falling throughout the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Dec. 24, 2012 - 3:16 pm
Local photographer Mark Zilberman's house all decked out for Christmas, Catskills style. Photo taken in Andes on Christmas Day, December 25, 2011, and shared in the Watershed Post Flickr group pool. Whatever holidays you celebrate, we hope you have a very... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Dec. 19, 2012 - 3:51 pm
New York State is currently accepting public comments on its latest draft of gas drilling regulations. Helen Slottje, a lawyer who has been prominent in the movement to pass town bans on gas drilling, is hosting a series of public forums this week on the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 - 4:24 am
In the Catskills, we do have partridges -- not to mention pear trees. But here at the WP, we thought we'd put a more local spin on a favorite carol. While we're at it, we'd like to wish a very Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas to our readers across the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 - 11:01 am
Above: Flood damage in Phoenicia caused by Tropical Storm Irene. Photo taken on September 4, 2011 by fixBufflao and posted to the Watershed Post Flickr pool. Yesterday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency announced a plan to buy up to 33 properties in... Read more


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