West Shokan

By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 5:24 pm
From the governor's office: Residents of Schoharie Valley and Catskills should be on alert tonight for more rain. Specific warnings are made for western Delaware County, particularly Unadilla -- see the highlighted areas in bold: Governor Cuomo Orders... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 12:58 pm
We'll be doing another special flooding edition of our radio show at 1pm today. Listen live by clicking here.
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011 - 4:21 pm
We heard this morning from the Onteora Central School District that school will be opening as usual on Wednesday. Here's the press release that was sent out today: As of 10:00 am this morning Phoenicia Elementary has power. All Onteora Schools will open... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Aug. 28, 2011 - 5:03 pm
5pm: Olive correspondent Cindy Johansen has posted photos of flooding in West Shokan on Facebook. (Two of those photos are illustrating this post.) Here's her report: "New Creek - many, many bridges with damages - including new bridge on 28A that replaced... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 - 4:28 pm
Troop 163 getting ready for its closeup on Friday at the Ashokan Reservoir fountain. Photo by Diane Galusha. This Saturday, a crew of 15 boy scouts from West Shokan will arrive triumphantly in Central Park after trekking the 120-mile path that New York... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 22, 2011 - 2:01 pm
Above: "The Huckleberry Brook Dancing Bear," by David Barry, winner of our "Best-Kept Secret in the Catskills" photo contest. A secret azure swimming hole. An abandoned dairy truck moldering in the weeds. A back road through jaw-dropping fall leaves. We... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Apr. 26, 2010 - 9:21 am
As if you hadn't heard enough from the DEC this week, the Times Union ran an interview today with Wallace "Wally" John, the special assistant for natural resources to Pete Grannis and a West Shokan resident. No mention of, oh, gas drilling in the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 - 10:59 pm
Welcome to the hall of mirrors that is the Internet. The Daily Freeman recently wrote a story about Martha Frankel's new book, Brazilian Sexy. Frankel posted the Freeman clip on Facebook, along with a quip about being naked in her hometown paper. Some... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2010 - 12:04 pm
West Shokan fine art photographer E. G. Cleveland originally trained himself in black-and-white photography. But the revolution has been pixelated, and so now he's transitioned to full-color digital photos, a few of which he just uploaded this morning. ... Read more


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