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By Anne Pyburn Craig on Friday, Apr. 5, 2013 - 10:42 am
Above: The girls and boys of Dirty Girl Farm, on a recent visit to Main Street Farm in Livingston Manor. Left to right: Cyndi Wright, Jesse Wright-Bourke and Lester Bourke, and Dexter, a 1-month-old Lamancha buck. Photo shared on Dirty Girl's Facebook... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 5, 2013 - 9:04 am
Above: The Times Herald-Record's office in Middletown, Orange County. Source: Wikimedia Commons. The News Corp-owned media group that publishes the Times Herald-Record may soon be on the market, according to a story this week in the Wall Street Journal (... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 29, 2013 - 5:30 pm
Above: A shot of "The Cliff" on Hunter Mountain, taken on March 27 -- in most years, a date when Catskills skiers are already putting their gear back in the attic. Skiing on Easter Sunday? Yes indeed: All four Catskills mountains are open for business... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 25, 2013 - 1:01 pm
Above: Delaware County's newest healthcare facility, a 2,800-square-foot health clinic in Andes. Photo courtesy of Bassett Healthcare Network. The doctor is officially in. Today, Bassett Healthcare announced the opening of its new health clinic on South... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Friday, Mar. 15, 2013 - 12:47 pm
We found the pot of gold: It's at Roxbury Mountain Maple. (And a dozen-plus other syrupmakers around the Catskills, all celebrating Maple Weekend on March 16-17 and 23-24.) Photo from Roxbury Mountain Maple's Facebook page. Editor's note: We have added... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 14, 2013 - 1:44 pm
Above: Homemade pie with apples from Wrights Farm, destined to meet a sticky end in Lazy Crazy Acres's small-batch Apple Cobbler gelato. Photo from Pure Catskills's Facebook wall. It's 3.14 today, which means math nerds and pie-lovers around the world are... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Mar. 9, 2013 - 3:07 pm
Above: Video from the Shandaken town board meeting on Monday, March 4. A brief discussion of the scenic byway project and a vote on the resolution begins around 21:00. For more video of this and other town meetings, see the Town of Shandaken's YouTube... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2013 - 9:51 pm
Utility poles near Binghamton. Photo by Flickr user Enoch Ross; photo published under Creative Commons license. Rural utility companies call it the "last mile problem": Even in places where there is a network nearby that carries data, the final... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 5, 2013 - 1:59 pm
The latest local casualty of the crisis in the newspaper industry: Jobs and wages at the Kingston-based Daily Freeman, whose corporate parent, the Journal Register Company (JRC), is emerging from bankruptcy for the second time in four years. In February,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013 - 11:46 am
A view of the course at the Windham Country Club. Photo from Windham Country Club's website. Local ski resort Windham Mountain announced this week that the resort's owners intend to buy the Windham Country Club, an 18-hole mountaintop golf course near the... Read more


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