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By Anne Pyburn Craig on Wednesday, Aug. 15, 2012 - 11:30 am
Above: Stephanie Carter, in front of a longtime Delhi staple, Stewart's. Photo by Mellisa Misner. A town with a practical and well-appointed dry goods store is a fortunate place, and for 129 years, Delhi has had a gem. During those long decades, the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 12, 2012 - 9:56 am
Above: A screenshot from the website of the Catskill Park Resource Foundation, which is seeking to mount a $5 million campaign to rebrand the Catskills region. The CPRF is currently running a contest seeking Catskills slogans; the winner will receive $1,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2012 - 6:00 pm
The Daily Freeman announced this morning that Jan Dewey, formerly the advertising director for the Poughkeepsie Journal, has been named the publisher of the newspaper. Dewey will also be in charge of overseeing operations at all of the Journal-Register... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2012 - 12:26 pm
Above: Video from the scene of the fire that destroyed the Rainbow Diner on Route 209 in Kerhonkson yesterday, from the Daily Freeman. A local landmark went up in flames Monday afternoon: The Rainbow Diner, a seedy but beloved greasy spoon on Route 209... Read more
By wateradmin on Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2012 - 12:25 am
Above: Detail of a map showing the location of a proposed Phoenicia sewer district, the subject of negotiations between the town of Shandaken, the Catskill Watershed Corporation and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection that broke down... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Tuesday, Jun. 19, 2012 - 5:31 pm
Above: A 2001 aerial photo of a 6.45 acre property on Delaware Avenue in Sidney that may soon be seized by the Delaware County Industrial Development Agency in an eminent domain proceeding. Source: Delaware County Community Online Mapping Tool. To see a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 14, 2012 - 4:11 pm
Yet another local Walmart is facing the wrath of regulators -- this time, for workplace safety violations. A Walmart store in Cobleskill is facing over $50,000 in fines from the federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for repeatedly... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 24, 2012 - 2:34 pm
This week, the Liberty Independent and the Sullivan County Democrat are hot on the trail of a local scandal: The Walmart in Monticello has apparently failed its fourth consecutive health inspection. Yesterday, the Liberty Independent posted a photo of a... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Wednesday, May. 23, 2012 - 4:08 pm
When is a fresh peach front-page news? When it's the first one for sale in town in almost nine months. Reader Sharon Skoble Goldstein took these photos today at the re-opening of Freshtown, a Margaretville supermarket that has been closed since the Irene... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, May. 23, 2012 - 3:01 pm
Floyd Guernsey III, owner of Guernsey's Schoharie Nursery, smiles for a TV camera at the nursery's grand re-opening ceremony on May 11. Photo by Donald Edmonds. Like many of the towns in the path of the raging Schoharie Creek, the town of Schoharie took a... Read more


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