By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 23, 2010 - 10:23 am
Ulster County executive Mike Hein visited Phoenicia's Main Street yesterday afternoon, to discuss the county's response to the village's increasingly dire flood problems. Hein, who promised the county's support for the town of Shandaken in an application... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Dec. 21, 2010 - 12:10 pm
Videographer and former Phoenicia Times columnist Dakota Lane is celebrating the holidays by going from business to business in Shokan, Olive, Phoenicia and Woodstock asking people to divulge their wish lists for the season. The result is a sweet... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 - 10:58 pm
Last time the Esopus jumped its banks, on October 1, local photographer and videographer Franz Edlinger created an epic video of the flooding set to Beethoven's Fifth. For the floods this week, Edlinger's picked something a little more Catskillian -- the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 - 7:58 pm
Above: Main Street, Phoenicia around 6pm, December 1. Photo by Aaron Bennett. 11:15pm update: Menla Mountain's John Lundin took some great photos this afternoon of flooding at the retreat center. Below: A normally-placid dam spillway rages. (Posted with... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2010 - 3:40 pm
This just in: At their last meeting on November 2, the Catskill Watershed Corporation voted to make a $700,000 low-interest loan to the Hurley-based Pan American Dance Foundation to buy and refurbish the ailing Woodstock Playhouse. This spring, the iconic... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 22, 2010 - 12:32 pm
Here in Andes, it snowed -- and stuck, in places -- for hours this morning. That picnic bench above is just outside the Watershed Post HQ, around 9am.  Carol Seitz of the Woodland Valley View reported flurries down in the Phoenicia area this morning, too... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 8, 2010 - 12:45 pm
Photo of a woolly bear caterpillar by Roban Kramer, via Flickr. When you see these little brown-and-black fuzzy caterpillars everywhere, that means it's right around Columbus Day in the Catskills. Aside from Memorial Day and Labor Day, this is one of the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Oct. 7, 2010 - 2:14 pm
Laura Levine at her store, Homer & Langley's Mystery Spot, in Phoenicia. Photo  by Gene Martin. Used with permission. Homer & Langley's Mystery Spot in Phoenicia is one of the more unexpected networking hot spots in the Catskills for creative,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2010 - 1:49 pm
From the Ulster County Sheriff's Office: Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office report the arrest of Jason P. Zehnick, 37, of 6147 Route 28, Phoenicia, for the misdemeanor of Criminal Possession of a Weapon in the 4th Degree. In the early... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 1, 2010 - 10:22 pm
We're covering today's flooding across the Catskills with lists of closings, photos, and your reports as fast as we can type them. Help us out: Email us photos or information about road closures and flooding, or post your info in the comments section... Read more


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