By Robert Cairns on Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2016 - 8:20 pm
Weekly newspapers in the Catskills region have had a bad month. One local weekly quit publishing entirely, while two more that are part of a regional chain laid off veteran reporters. The Delaware County Times, a newspaper that traces its lineage back to... Read more
The front page of an issue of The Schoharie News
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 - 11:46 am
The Schoharie News, an online-only news website that reinvented itself as a print weekly broadsheet earlier this year, has thrown in the towel after 13 weeks. The paper's owner, editor and founder Tim Knight, said that he decided to close the paper after... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014 - 1:51 pm
Green Door, a Liberty-based quarterly magazine about Catskills life and culture, is shutting down. It's been a good run; in their three years and 13 issues, Green Door's founders have launched a multi-use art space on Liberty's Main Street, popularized... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 8, 2014 - 5:51 pm
This Saturday, Sullivan County celebrates food, wine and public radio at Foodstock, an annual fundraiser for WJFF Radio Catskill. The event, held at the Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon, features a smorgasbord of tastings from local chefs, farmers, bakers,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 - 3:16 pm
The Colbert ReportGet More: Colbert Report Full Episodes,Video Archive Above: "Colbert's Very Wanted: Who Took Gumby?" From the Colbert Report, Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014. An unsolved local mystery made national television on Wednesday, when the Colbert... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 21, 2014 - 5:50 pm
Above: WJFF's Adam Weinreich, recently promoted to station manager. Photo courtesy of WJFF.  Public radio may sound genteel, but it can generate some fierce drama. Last year, WJFF, Jeffersonville's independent community FM radio station, was the epicenter... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 27, 2013 - 11:52 am
Photo of empty post office box by Flickr user Bryan Alexander. Published under Creative Commons license. In news, timing is critical. As the old reporter's saying goes: Yesterday's news wraps today's fish. No wonder River Reporter managing editor Jane... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 5, 2013 - 4:38 pm
A Catskills bumblebee forages on clover. Photo posted on Instagram this morning by Sean Mahoney. Happy Thursday, Catskills. The hour has come at last: There's a chance of patchy frost in tonight's forecast, with temperatures expected to dip down into the... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Friday, May. 10, 2013 - 11:38 am
Above: WJFF video promoting their 4th annual Foodstock Food and Fine Wine Festival. Food, wine, and song will fill the Tennis Building at the Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon this Saturday as the fourth annual Foodstock Fine Food and Wine Festival brings... Read more


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