By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 2:44 pm
This came in yesterday from Shandaken Supervisor Rob Stanley: Town of Shandaken PRESS RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 31, 2011 Town Supervisor Robert A. Stanley reports that due to Hurricane Irene, Belleayre Mountain is still open as an... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 - 3:57 am
Above: Video of damage at the Frost Valley YMCA, created by stranded YMCA staffers up the blocked-off Oliverea Road.  Anyone with updates, please post them on our Hurricane Irene Catskills live blog. 4am, Wednesday, 8/31/11:  Frost Valley YMCA, the Full... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Aug. 26, 2011 - 8:33 am
Marilyn was frantically coordinating the search for a lost dog in town, with the help of many of her many friends. Flyers were made and circulated, descriptive emails went out, dog sightings came in, and then search parties went out, only to return empty-... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 - 2:18 pm
Douglas Anthony Cordo, the father of Private First Class Douglas Cordo, a soldier who was killed in Afghanistan last week, called us today. After reading about the decision to dedicate Shandaken Day to the legacy of his son, he wanted to share his... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 25, 2011 - 11:24 am
Shandaken town supervisor Rob Stanley told the Watershed Post yesterday that flags throughout Shandaken will be at half-mast this week in honor of Pfc Douglas Cordo, who was killed last week in Afghanistan. The Daily Freeman had a nice tribute to Cordo... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Aug. 22, 2011 - 11:13 am
Dear Editor: Recently notice of NYS Healthy NY HMO Aetna's 2012 proposed rate hike and request for commentary was sent out. The rate hike is approximately going up by 26% for next year. This monthly payment is a sincere hardship for sole proprietors... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Aug. 19, 2011 - 3:28 pm
Breaking interspecies news: Clementine, or Clemie as she is known to her good friends, is happily back in loving human care. Shandaken's most-wanted dog is resting comfortably with friends now after over a week spent lost in and out of the woods near... Read more
By wateradmin on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 - 12:13 pm
That’s a question I asked myself nine years ago when I first moved to Shandaken. Back then, I foolishly assumed that a giant mother company named Trailways owned all the Trailways buses nationwide. As we all know, assumptions can get you in trouble. That... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 - 8:56 pm
This just in from the Phoenicia Observer:  Shandaken and Phoenicia are experiencing power outages that started at 1900 hours (7pm) due to a transformer fire located on Rdy Frank Rd, in Shandaken.  NYSEG is working on the sitation and a time frame for the... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Aug. 12, 2011 - 3:48 pm
Dispatch from Shandaken #3: This is not a test. This is the real thing. Clementine is missing and probably is very scared, and her people, including two children, are worried sick over her. A $500 reward has been posted for her safe return. This is also... Read more


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