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By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 16, 2014 - 6:47 pm
Oorah, a New Jersey-based nonprofit that runs two summer camps for Jewish children in Schoharie County, filed a lawsuit this week against the town of Jefferson, where Oorah's Boy Zone camp is located.  In the lawsuit, filed in Schoharie County court on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 12, 2014 - 10:34 pm
Last month, a Delaware County judge delivered a stinging defeat to Town of Harpersfield officials and the town's new motorcycle track, ruling in favor a group of angry neighbors of the track who brought a lawsuit against both the track and the town. In... Read more
By Karen Rauter on Thursday, Sep. 26, 2013 - 3:17 pm
By Andrea Girolamo on Monday, Jan. 23, 2012 - 2:40 pm
Greene County landscape by Flickr user Gail Dedrick. Used under Creative Commons license. Thanks to anonymous donors, 25 acres of land has been donated to the Wildlife Land Trust, part of the Humane Society of the United States.  The land, which will now... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 6, 2011 - 3:20 pm
Image: A graphic from the Open Space Institute's recent report on development in the Catskills, showing towns with the most privately-owned open space in darker brown. A new report from the Open Space Institute, a land acquisition and conservation group... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 10, 2010 - 2:08 pm
Empire State Future's Peter B. Fleischer lays out the case against malignant sprawl in yesterday's Albany Times-Union. Today's upstate sprawl extends considerably farther away from town and city centers; consists of larger homes built on larger lots (many... Read more
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