Pine Hill

By wateradmin on Saturday, Sep. 3, 2011 - 4:57 pm
Yesterday, the first of many Disaster Recovery Centers slated to open in New York State as a result of Hurricane Irene’s fury began operating at Belleyre Ski Center in Highmount, Ulster County. Today, a second Disaster Recovery Center opened in... Read more
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 Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 2:52 pm
I talked on the phone with Bill Moon, the Comissioner of Delaware County Social Services, this morning. He told me that the county is tracking down vehicles to launch a bus service that will ferry Margaretville, Arkville and Fleiscmanns residents between... Read more
By wateradmin on Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2011 - 11:52 am
Main Street Pine Hill. Photo by Daniel Case, via Wikimedia Commons. So, trying to pick up where I left off a week ago as to why Pine Hill is painted on the side of Trailways buses:  It turns out that Pine Hill was painted on buses long before there was a... 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 Rusty Mae Moore on Tuesday, Aug. 2, 2011 - 12:24 pm
Photo by J. Ronald Lee, 2011. Via Flickr. Sixty percent of the water that is pumped through Phoenicia's water system is vanishing before it reaches its destination, Alfred Peavey, the chairman of the committee for the Phoenicia Water District, told the... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2011 - 9:28 am
Children learn to drum at the Thunder in the Valley Pow-wow in Big Indian Park. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. On Saturday, Native American vendors, dancers, and drummers from across the region and as far away as Mexico gathered in Big Indian for the Thunder... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2011 - 11:18 pm
Tonight, Ann Epner, the program and community arts funding coordinator of the Roxbury Arts Group, announced on her Facebook page that she is leaving RAG to become the new executive director of the Pine Hill Community Center, which will lose its current... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2011 - 1:43 pm
The Shandaken Town Board at Monday's meeting. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. On Monday, over the objections of one of the town's assessors, the Shandaken town board voted to slash its share of health benefits for town employees. The board voted 4-1 to cut the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, May. 16, 2011 - 4:11 pm
Is our global economy making us miserable? Why did Americans' happiness peak in the 1950s? "The Economics of Happiness," a film by Helena Norberg-Hodge, Steven Gorelick, and John Page -- all members of the International Society for Ecology and Culture --... Read more


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