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By wateradmin on Friday, Sep. 23, 2011 - 10:01 am
Image by Monica Arellano-Ongpin, via Flickr. A time comes when these Dispatches from Shandaken must move on from largely hurricane-related content, and that time I suppose is now. Which is only appropriate, since my last dispatch focused on Shandaken... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 22, 2011 - 8:15 pm
The Federal Emergency Management Agency and the New York Office of Emergency Management announced today that all Disaster Recovery Centers currently operating in New York State will now be open six days a week. A joint press release from the agencies... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 22, 2011 - 12:25 pm
Above: The board of the Town of Dryden unanimously passes a ban on gas drilling on August 2, 2011. Video by ShaleShock, an anti-gas drilling media group. The first shots in what is likely to become a statewide battle were fired recently, as two lawsuits... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 22, 2011 - 8:54 am
Photo by Flickr user Curtis.Kennington. This week on the Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour, things are finally getting back to normal. (Sort of.) We talk about a few non-flood-related news stories and a bunch of flood-related ones. Our on-air guest is... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2011 - 5:04 pm
Above: Flickr photos taken around the Catskills, in the days after Irene flooding hit the region, by contributors fixbuffalo, Jay Harsevoort, and CMMooney. Most of the photos here are from Shandaken, Margaretville, Middleburgh and Schoharie, and were... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2011 - 11:29 am
Photo of Catskills vista by Flickr user ohmann alianne. Published under Creative Commons license. Last week, New York Post travel writer David Landsel took a spin up Route 28 to see what Irene hath wrought. Landsel, a local boy whose grandmother had a... Read more
By Rich Muellerleile on Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011 - 5:00 pm
As I stood in my own ambulance bay in Phoenicia on September the 16th -- anxious, profusely sweating, and feeling rather defeated after I denied repeated offers of a tetanus vaccine from the kind and concerned representatives from the Ulster County... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 20, 2011 - 9:44 am
Randy Creamer, a disaster expert with the Southern Baptist Convention's North American Mission Board, was in Prattsville last week to tell homeowners and first responders how to rebuild and clean up after flooding. Middletown videographer Fred Margulies... Read more
By DJJulie on Monday, Sep. 19, 2011 - 4:57 pm
The Hurricane Irene Holistic Outreach Clinic will take place for the next 2 Sundays (9/26 and 10/2) from 3-6 pm at Parish Hall in Phoenicia. There is no fee for treatments. No appointments required.   There will be a mix of different practitioners each... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Sep. 19, 2011 - 3:47 pm
FEMA is offering some rent subsidies and help finding replacement housing for flood victims, according to a press release the agency sent out today. For more information on relief resources in the Catskills, to go the Watershed Post's relief page. Read... Read more


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