By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 - 11:53 am
The Daily Freeman's Jay Braman broke the news today that Belleayre Ski Center is going to see some nasty job cuts: Belleayre Mountain Superintendent Tony Lanza delivered bad news today to ski center employees. Lanza said he told staff members that top... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 - 12:43 pm
Phil Brown, who pens the Adirondack Dispatches blog for the Times Union, had a great post on Monday about two accomplished "ski mountaineers," Mike Whelan and Ron Konowitz, who have teamed up to make a mini-documentary about skiing down Slide Mountain:... 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 Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010 - 9:53 am
The Woodland Valley View alerts us that there's a new webcam in Shandaken, thanks to a local with a Weather Underground page and a bit of hardware in his backyard. News flash: It's drippy out there. Shandaken's newest data point joins webcams across the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2010 - 5:27 pm
The State Police are reporting that a 20-year-old Pennsylvania man who walked into the woods alone on Monday has been found dead today in a 500-acre area off of Anbu Rd. in the town of Shandaken. There are no details yet about how Christopher Brennan died... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Oct. 28, 2010 - 5:30 pm
This week, the Daily Freeman caught up with the still-in-the-works Crossroads Resort development and its backer, Dean Gitter, who told the paper that rumors of the project's demise have been greatly exaggerated: “It has been a while since we communicated... 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 Monday, Oct. 18, 2010 - 9:23 pm
Belleayre Mountain and the German-American Club of the Northern Catskills hosting their annual Oktoberfest celebration last Saturday. Photo by Mary McKeon.
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


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