By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013 - 12:20 pm
Above: Our Catskill Fire Towers badge on a proud hiker's backpack. Photo by Lisa Lyons.  The Catskills fire towers are already pretty neat, but they're going to be especially awesome this weekend. For half an hour after dark on Saturday, the cabs of all... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 23, 2013 - 5:05 pm
A flowing Catskills stream, photographed by James McCracken in Hunter. A newly-revised midterm draft of a ten-year plan for the management of New York City's unfiltered watershed calls for almost $40 million in new funding to keep the Catskills' many... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Aug. 12, 2013 - 5:06 pm
Above: Fresh-harvested garlic and handmade garlic roasters from Barber's Farm, a family farm in the Schoharie County town of Middleburgh. This Saturday, August 17, Barber's and over 20 other local farms are participating in Schoharie County Family Farm... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 - 4:48 pm
Photo of Charlie Sanborn, by Nicholas Piatek Photography. The Catskills are two-wheel paradise, especially if you're not afraid of a few hills. Some people move here just because they love the riding; others try it out on a whim and fall in love with the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013 - 8:01 am
A flash flood watch is in effect today for eastern New York and western New England, including Greene, Schoharie and Ulster counties. The flash flood watch, issued around 3am by the National Weather Service in Albany, is in effect until 6pm.  Local flood... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2013 - 12:46 pm
Above: Protesters at a fundraiser for local Republican Congressman Chris Gibson on Tuesday, at which House Speaker John Boehner was the featured guest. Detail from a larger image posted on Facebook by Citizens Action of New York, whose members took part... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2013 - 10:53 am
Meet Nemo, a 730-pound pig currently being treated at Cornell University for B-cell lymphoma. According to a recent television news report from CNY Central, Nemo may be the first of his species to be treated for lymphoma; Cornell vets are using a catheter... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 31, 2013 - 5:01 pm
Above: Jane Axamethy of the Bake House in Kauneonga Lake gives fresh bread to Spencer Cutler of the neighboring Fat Lady Cafe. Photo by Jason Dole. Do you run a Catskills restaurant, cafe, bakery, food truck, BBQ joint, or other place to get great local... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 30, 2013 - 4:42 pm
The fate of casinos in New York State must still be decided at the ballot box this November -- but the effort to build casinos in upstate New York took a step forward today, as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a piece of legislation that will authorize four "... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 29, 2013 - 3:40 pm
Chop wood, carry weeds: Practitioners at work at the garden of the Zen Mountain Monastery in Mount Tremper, which grows food for the monastery's kitchen and flowers for the altar. For more photos of the monastery garden at the peak of the summer season,... Read more


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