By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 11, 2013 - 4:40 pm
Above: Part one of a video of a contentious WJFF board meeting held on March 20. You can see part two below. A public spat over the management of WJFF, a community public radio station broadcasting at 90.5 FM from Jeffersonville, came to a head Wednesday... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 8, 2013 - 10:37 am
A Prattsville home coated in ankle-deep mud after the 2011 Irene floods. Photo by All Hands Volunteers; published on Flickr under Creative Commons license. In August of 2011, flooding from Tropical Storm Irene wreaked incredible damage on the Greene... 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 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 Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 - 12:24 pm
Roger F. Coleman, publisher of Hudson-Catskill Newspapers, died suddenly of an apparent heart attack on Monday, New Year's Eve in Kentucky. He was 61. The Hudson-Catskill Newspapers company publishes the Daily Mail in Catskill and the Register-Star in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 2, 2013 - 10:19 am
Sidney radio station WCDO, which broadcasts on 101 FM and 1490 AM, rang in the New Year with a new online live audio stream. As of January 1, the station -- one of the few that broadcasts original local news and sports in the region -- can be heard live... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 28, 2012 - 12:12 pm
Above: A three-bedroom ranch house on 14 acres in Hancock that local realtor Leonard Piorkowski hasn't been able to get a bite for, despite a tempting $107,000 sticker price. Photo from listing on Klimchok Real Estate's website. For some upstate New York... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Monday, Sep. 17, 2012 - 9:59 pm
Above: The Seven21 Media Center in Kingston. Photo courtesy of Seven21. A new collaboration between SUNY Ulster and a private Kingston media center will soon put top-notch video production techniques in the hands of the college's students, and the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Aug. 27, 2012 - 10:39 am
"The Catskills: Always In Season." Get ready to see it on bumper stickers, billboards, ad campaigns, and anything else a bunch of marketers can think of. That's the slogan that got Arkville's Jenn Nolan $1,500 from the Catskill Park Resource Foundation on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2012 - 10:54 am
Above: The house of Dave Rikard, a week after the Irene floods devastated Prattsville's Main Street. Rikard appears in a New York Magazine feature story this month about Prattsville. Photo by Jay Harsevoort; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group... Read more


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