By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011 - 8:40 am
Above: Appliances ruined by flooding in Prattsville. Photo by Larry Dauer, from the Huntersfield Christian Training Center's website. On Wednesday, September 14, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo announced that the state has created a new fund to offset the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011 - 6:01 pm
Lissa Harris in the WIOX studio. Photo by Julia Reischel. After two weeks of airing special hour-long, all-flooding-all-the-time episodes of our weekly radio show, the Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour, today we're back to airing our standard 30-minute... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 14, 2011 - 11:52 am
The unofficial results from yesterday's primary elections around the Catskills are in -- and you can find them here. Schoharie County had no primary elections this year, which was a stroke of luck for them, as their own offices were hit hard by flooding... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 11:41 pm
Scrambling to react quickly to the devastation wrought by Tropical Storms Irene and Lee, the Catskill Watershed Corporation held a special meeting on Tuesday, September 13, to create a grant program to help flood-damaged businesses in New York City's west... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 12:17 pm
Just in case you're busy with flood-related work, here's a reminder: Today is primary day across the Catskills, so if you are a registered member of a political party, get out and vote. Here's our guide to the races. 
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 12, 2011 - 7:31 pm
A list of the primary contests in Ulster County, for both countywide and town/city offices. In some primaries, party members have the "opportunity to ballot," or write-in a candidate. Primary elections take place Tuesday, September 13, 2011. Check the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 12, 2011 - 4:37 pm
This just in from the New York City Department of Environmental Protection: The DEP is releasing water from the west basin of the Ashokan Reservoir through the release channel and into the Little Beaverkill and Lower Esopus Creek, as a precaution against... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 12, 2011 - 10:53 am
This just in from Ulster County Emergency Communications: a list of road closures in the county, as of 9:30am on Monday, September 12. DenningWatson Hollow RdPeekamoose Rd closed entire length due to floodingOliverea Rd bridge closed between Route 28 and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 12, 2011 - 10:41 am
The Catskill Watershed Corporation will hold a special meeting at their office, at 905 Main Street, Margaretville, at 10am on Tuesday, September 13. The topic: Potential assistance programs for flood victims in New York City's Catskill-Delaware watershed... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 9, 2011 - 9:18 pm
Form the Onteora Central School District: The Onteora Board of Education will hold a Regular Meeting on Tuesday, September 13, 2011, at 6:00 in the Woodstock Elementary School on Route 375, Woodstock, New York. The Board will vote to enter into Executive... Read more


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