By Robert Cairns on Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2016 - 8:20 pm
Weekly newspapers in the Catskills region have had a bad month. One local weekly quit publishing entirely, while two more that are part of a regional chain laid off veteran reporters. The Delaware County Times, a newspaper that traces its lineage back to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jan. 30, 2015 - 3:56 pm
Above: An illustration from our first and only April Fool's article, from April 1, 2011, depicting a fake floating casino on the Ashokan Reservoir.  It's the Watershed Post's five year anniversary this month. (We're a little stunned about that, but yes,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015 - 11:14 am
Help us bring you news and stories from the Catskills. For five years, the Watershed Post has covered the Catskills. We're committed to bringing our 50,000 monthly readers high quality local news and gorgeous print publications about this special place. ... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 3, 2013 - 2:31 pm
The 2013 Catskills Outdoor Guide just won't stay on the shelves. In the month since we published our print guide to all things Catskills outdoors, over 2,500 print copies of the guide have been distributed in New York and New Jersey, and 4,500 people have... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2011 - 1:30 pm
Above: A video about the New Paltz shooting on June 21, 2001. Produced by students in the Spring 2011 Feature Writing journalism class at SUNY New Paltz. Ten years ago yesterday, 25-year-old Jared Bozydaj opened fire with a semi-automatic rifle on police... Read more
By wateradmin on Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2011 - 11:53 am
Above: "Sidebar Converation: Carl Welden." An interview with Carl Welden. Filmed and produced by Brandon Quinn. Interview by Sandra Hamlett. The Flash of a Muzzle The sequence of events on the morning of June 22, 2001 are as clear as they were almost 10... Read more
By wateradmin on Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2011 - 11:26 am
In the 10 years since a gunman roamed the streets of New Paltz, shooting at cops, the New Paltz Police department has beefed up its weaponry and updated its strategies for handling what officers call an “active shooter situation.” The New Paltz Town... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2010 - 7:45 pm
Yesterday was a day for the history books: the last day that the Daily Freeman, published since 1871, rolled off its Kingston presses: As of today, the paper has shut down its local press and moved its printing to Troy, New York, a change that... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2010 - 3:48 pm
In a bold move that can best be described as the Vatican II of copyediting, the AP announced recently that the proper spelling for one of those Internet gizmoids the kids are all up on shall henceforth be "website," not "Web site." Journalists, take note.
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