Hurricane Sandy

By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 - 6:07 pm
With much of Sullivan County still without power and looking at another few days of power outages, warm shelter and hot showers are becoming more critical. Sullivan County radio station WJFF announced on Facebook Thursday afternoon that several local... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 - 4:43 pm
Above: Capt. Dave Thompson uses absorbent pads to try and soak up petroleum that spilled into the Rondout Creek in Kingston on Tuesday. Photo courtesy of Riverkeeper's Dan Shapley. In the wake of Superstorm Sandy, a petroleum spill has been spotted in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 - 4:40 pm
Here's the latest update from the town of Olive: There is "plenty" of dry ice available at the Olive Bridge Fire House until 6pm. Clerk to the Olive town supervisor Susan Horner emailed us about it this afternoon: We just heard from the Shandaken Town... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 - 4:34 pm
Sullivan County released updated information this afternoon, listing current road closures, dry ice distribution locations, storm resources, shelters and more. Note: The information on the county site erroneously lists the Lumberland town hall as a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012 - 4:29 pm
Here's the latest on road closures and dry ice distribution points in Ulster County, as posted on the county's Sandy update page today.  We're adding these changes to our Catskills Crowdmap as fast as we can. To see the map, click here.   Road Closures... Read more
By Jason Dole on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 - 9:26 pm
Above: Betty Knack lights a candle and tries to stay warm in the hamlet of Callicoon on October 31. Photos by Jason Dole. As another post-Sandy night descended on Sullivan County, thousands were still without power. The Town of Fremont, in the northwest... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 - 7:17 pm
Above: A tree fallen onto power lines on Route 212 in Woodstock on Tuesday. Photo from the Town of Woodstock's Facebook page. The emergency shelter at Belleayre -- the only one still operating in Ulster County as of Wednesday -- sent its last few... Read more
By Jason Dole on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 - 3:27 pm
Above: Farm tractor powering generator at the rear of Eureka Market & Cafe, on loan from nearby Catskill Mountain Sugar House, one of the largest maple syrup producers in the state. Photo by Jennifer Grimes. Dry ice will be available for the towns of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 - 11:53 am
Here's a list of dry ice locations in the Catskills today, compiled from Central Hudson's dry ice page, NYSEG's dry ice page, town websites, and our calls to several locations. Call if you can before you drive to make sure dry ice is there. We've provided... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 - 11:48 am
This just in from the Town of Olive: The phones don't work at Town Hall, so the town is using the cell phone of Susan Horner, the secretary to town supervisor Berndt Leifeld, as its information line. You can call Horner at 845-657-9639.  Dry ice will be... Read more


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