By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 22, 2011 - 8:39 pm
Double rainbow all the way across Lucky Dog Farm, one of the spots mentioned in a recent New York Magazine article about Delaware County. Photo from Lucky Dog's Facebook page. Online at today: A travel story highlighting a dozen-plus western... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 21, 2011 - 11:29 am
Photo of Catskills vista by Flickr user ohmann alianne. Published under Creative Commons license. Last week, New York Post travel writer David Landsel took a spin up Route 28 to see what Irene hath wrought. Landsel, a local boy whose grandmother had a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 20, 2011 - 5:31 pm
Photo of Lissa Harris (above) by Julia Reischel. Photo of Julia Reischel (below) by Lissa Harris. The Watershed Post took a step into new territory today: Radio. We've joined forces with WIOX 91.3FM on a weekly Catskills news program called, "The... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 18, 2011 - 12:04 pm
Photo of stack of newspapers, by Daniel R. Blume, from Wikimedia Commons. Published under Creative Commons license. File under: That's Not How We Do Things Round These Parts. The Daily Star's Jake Palmateer had some disappointing news recently for an... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 14, 2011 - 5:47 pm
The Journal Register Company, which owns the Kingston Daily Freeman along with many other newspapers across the country, announced today that investment firm Alden Global Capital has bought the media company. CEO John Paton, who blogs about JRC's efforts... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 27, 2011 - 12:08 pm
Radio listeners, rejoice: Roxbury's community radio station, WIOX 91.3, is back online again after being off the air since Monday due to a "fried" circuit board. Station manager Joe Piasek emailed to say that as of 4:40pm yesterday afternoon, the new... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 17, 2011 - 7:05 pm
Just starting now: A 7pm public meeting to discuss the Ulster County Commission on Reapportionment's plan to redraw the county's legislative districts. The Legislature will be voting on whether to accept the new plan immediately after the hearing. It's... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 31, 2011 - 2:33 pm
Former Daily Star reporter Patricia Breakey, who was among several editorial staffers laid off last month by the newspaper. Photo courtesy of Breakey; used with permission. On February 11, the Oneonta Daily Star – the only daily print newspaper that... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2011 - 2:34 pm
In the NY Daily News yesterday: An editorial urging the city to buy every last possible scrap of land in the Catskill-Delaware watershed, to forestall the massive cost of another filtration plant like the one recently built to handle water from the Croton... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2011 - 2:11 pm
The Bovina History blog has a tidbit today proving that -- alas -- the fine art of community newspaper writing has suffered since its nineteenth-century glory days. Ray LaFever writes: In February 1880, the winter was the subject of discussion, as it is... Read more


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