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By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 - 10:14 pm
Up to a third of Central Hudson's customers may have had their personal or financial information accessed by hackers in a cyberattack that struck over President's Day Weekend, the electric utility announced Wednesday. In a release issued about the attack... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 - 10:00 pm
St. Valentine, it might be remembered, got into a heap of trouble for marrying couples in defiance of the government, which had decreed that young men remain single so that they’d make better soldiers for the state. No matter your feelings about Hallmark-... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 13, 2013 - 11:47 am
Photo of New York City's Ashokan Reservoir. Photo by Flickr user dougtone; published under Creative Commons license. Two towns in New York City's Catskills watershed passed bans on gas drilling on Tuesday: Andes, near the Pepacton Reservoir in Delaware... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 - 1:19 pm
Three people have been arrested on fraud-related charges after a probe of alleged misuse of food stamp cards at Star Grocery, a convenience store on Mettacahonts Road in Accord. Star Grocery has been under ongoing investigation into the use of electronic... Read more
By Jason Dole on Thursday, Jan. 31, 2013 - 11:05 am
Above: Helen Budrock, Community Planner for Sullivan Renaissance, addresses the community members gathered in Livingston Manor's Presbyterian Church hall for last week's Visioning Workshop. Nearly 80 people attended. Photo by Jason Dole. Last Thursday... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2013 - 12:04 am
Above: A young Liberty resident makes it known that he'd like to see a video game store on Main Street. Photo from Green Door's Facebook page. Liberty’s Main Street has challenged locals for years. "Driving down Liberty's Main Street, you might get the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 - 4:24 am
In the Catskills, we do have partridges -- not to mention pear trees. But here at the WP, we thought we'd put a more local spin on a favorite carol. While we're at it, we'd like to wish a very Happy Holidays and a Merry Christmas to our readers across the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 - 2:20 pm
Above: MARK Project director Peg Ellsworth, who serves on the Southern Tier Regional Economic Council, presents Gov. Andrew Cuomo with a gift basket of Delaware County goodies during the Governor's visit to the Southern Tier on Wednesday. Photo courtesy... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Nov. 30, 2012 - 4:58 pm
Photo courtesy of the Prattsville Great American. Used with permission. Cheers to Prattsville's newest business, which opened its doors to the public today. Catskill Mountain Wine and Liquor celebrated its grand opening in low-key local style: No flashy... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2012 - 3:37 pm
Above: Santa pays a pre-Christmas visit to the annual Woodstock Holiday Open House in December 2010. Photo by Julia Reischel. Shopping small and local for the holidays will get you a whole lot more than a warm fuzzy glow of political rectitude. It’ll get... Read more


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