By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 18, 2011 - 10:27 am
It looks like the phone service fallout from yesterday's transformer fire in Phoenicia has been fixed. A responder at the Delaware County Emergency Services office tell us that 911 service in Delaware County was "all fixed as of 9pm last night." And... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 17, 2011 - 11:24 am
Uncle Rock, the rockstar alterego of Phoenicia resident Robert Warren, played some of his first shows at the Phoenicia Library. It's not suprising that in the library's hour of need, he wants to give back. Uncle Rock: Photo by Franco VogtWarren and his... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 12, 2011 - 1:00 pm
A closed-for-business sign at Sweet Sue's. Photo by Julia Reischel. Rejoice, O pancake-starved Phoenicians: Sweet Sue's, closed since March due to a flood-related septic system failure, is slated to open again by next weekend, owner Suzanne Taylor told... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 6, 2011 - 5:39 pm
As if you needed an excuse to stuff yourself with homemade pie. (And cake, and brownies, and lemon squares, and...) The deadline for entering your prizewinning delicacies is noon, and the eating runs from 1pm til the goodies are gone. All proceeds benefit... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Apr. 24, 2011 - 10:21 am
Watershed Post reader Maxanne Resnick sent us this fabulous poster advertising the apron sale that will be happening at Mama's Boy in Phoenicia next weekend, with proceeds going towards supporting a K-2 cooking class done by Robin Chess at Phoenicia... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 14, 2011 - 4:38 pm
After enduring two floods in two months last year, the residents of the Ulster County village of Phoenicia wanted to do something -- anything -- to fix their chronic flooding problem. Days after the December 1st flood, town and county officials rallied... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 13, 2011 - 4:43 pm
This just in: The state Department of Environmental Conservation has granted the town of Shandaken a permit to dredge the Stony Clove Creek to alleviate flooding in Phoenicia. The Times Herald-Record reports: The state Department of Environmental... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Apr. 7, 2011 - 9:51 pm
The little Shandaken hamlet just can't catch a break. The Daily Freeman reports that a log home on Wittenberg Road in Phoenicia was the scene of a three-alarm fire this morning: Phoenicia Fire Chief Gary Carr Jr. said the 911 call for a fully involved... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 5, 2011 - 5:12 pm
Since the March 19 fire that claimed every one of its thousands of books, the Phoenicia Library has staged a remarkable comeback. A week later, a temporary library was opened in the former Maverick Health Center, and offers of help and donations were... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Apr. 2, 2011 - 2:13 pm
Tomorrow, Sarah Lee Guthrie (yes, of those Guthries) and her husband and musical partner Johnny Irion are performing at the Empire State Railway Museum in Phoenicia.  The little train station should be a nice intimate backdrop for their sound: a rich,... Read more


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