By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Jun. 30, 2016 - 9:07 am
Above: The Yardbirds play the rebooted Belleayre Music Festival this Saturday. After taking a season off for the first time in 23 years for financial reasons, the Belleayre Music Festival returns this summer to the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in the... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Wednesday, Jun. 13, 2012 - 1:21 pm
Bread Alone's Boiceville location. Photo by Julia Reischel. In an effort to keep bread-manufacturer Bread Alone Bakery from relocating to New Jersey, Ulster County executives have offered it the needed dough to keep its ovens running. Ulster County... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Sep. 15, 2011 - 10:05 am
Downtown Phoenicia. Photo by Daniel Case, via Wikimedia Commons. In this case “you” refers to anyone who periodically enjoys spending time -- and, preferably, a little money also -- inside Shandaken. With only a few exceptions, the town is open and ready... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2011 - 10:03 am
WGXC, the Daily Freeman, and the Daily Mail all have reports sparked by a press release issued yesterday: The Holcim cement plant in Catskill is being "mothballed." The press release reports that 100 jobs will be lost: "We deeply regret having to mothball... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 31, 2010 - 6:04 pm
Are we living in a "dollar-store economy?" That's what the Times Herald-Record asked yesterday in a story about the opening of new dollar stores in Livingston Manor, Florida and Wallkill. The answer is a resounding yes: While more upscale retailers... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, May. 13, 2010 - 1:22 pm
Last week, Covidien, one of the largest employers in Delaware County, announced that it was making the first layoffs of its almost 20 years in the tiny village of Hobart. This week, the Daily Mail Mountain Eagle has the numbers: 90 hourly and salaried... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 29, 2010 - 6:54 pm
This week, the Obama administration issued a 47-page report on the American rural economy, with recommendations for policies aimed at giving a boost to small business, infrastructure, agriculture and overall quality of life in rural areas. The Daily... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 16, 2010 - 11:13 am
In the New York Times today: Catskills vacation home prices are dropping. Although sellers have not all lowered their list prices to meet buyers’ expectations, brokers estimate that the price for the typical weekend retreat has dropped at least 20... Read more
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