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By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 27, 2012 - 9:49 am
Photo of hammer and nail by Flickr user Mike Bitzenhofer. Published under Creative Commons license. On Saturday, March 3, the flood-ravaged town of Prattsville will host a housing expo and home improvement show, featuring contractors, architects,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2012 - 11:46 am
A fire early this morning destroyed the Slice of Athens pizza parlor and pub, at 29 South Washington Street in the Greene County village of Athens. The fire also destroyed some phone lines, as well as a fiberoptic cable that supplies cable television and... Read more
By wateradmin on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 - 2:12 pm
Photo of dogwood buds by Flickr user *Psycho Delia*. Published under Creative Commons license. The signs of spring are all around us, faint but definitely present. Seeds are sprouting and new life is stirring.  After far too much time spent dormant, the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 - 12:33 pm
Breaking news: We've gotten word this morning that Amphenol, a high-tech manufacturer whose 1200-employee plant in Sidney was heavily damaged in the recent flooding, has decided to remain in Sidney rather than relocate the plant elsewhere. An announcement... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2011 - 11:17 am
The Sullivan County Democrat reports today that Medicap, Livingston Manor's sole pharmacy, closed its doors last week. Shirley Fulton, owner of a nearby gift shop, told Democrat reporter Dan Hust that she's holding out hope that another pharmacy might... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 - 4:59 pm
A decaying bathroom at former Borscht Belt jewel Grossingers. Photo taken in 2008 by Jonathan Haeber; published under Creative Commons license. Dean Gitter, the developer whose Crossroads Ventures has spent over a decade trying to build a luxury resort on... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 - 12:14 pm
Cobblestone Motel owner Kimberly Wendt with a wrecked fuel oil tank, which was lifted by floodwaters and wedged between two walls of the motel. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore.  After 62 years in operation, the Cobblestone Motel in Phoenicia closed down during... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 19, 2011 - 11:54 am
Pink Pearl apple at Montgomery Place Orchards, an orchard and cidery in Red Hook, NY on the Cider Route. Photo from Montgomery Place's website. The Apple Project, a scion of local farm advocacy group Glynwood, is sparking a revival of old-school... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 - 10:38 am
A video by food.curated showing damage to Maple Downs Farm, a dairy farm in the Schoharie County town of Middleburgh that was devastated by the recent floods. On Monday, October 17, the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) and the New York State... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Oct. 13, 2011 - 8:47 pm
Above: Flickr slideshow of photos from the reopening of the Boiceville Supermarket IGA, Thursday, October 13, 2011. Photos by Julia Reischel. Shopping for groceries isn't generally one of life's more festive activities. But in Boiceville today, it felt... Read more


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