By Lissa Harris on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010 - 7:56 am
Incredible news. Not only do women eat barbecue, but now, the Catskill Daily Mail tells us, they shoot guns too. And sometimes they're even good at it. What is this, the future? Also, it seems the Daily Mail has discovered the fundamental difference... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2010 - 10:43 am
Daily Freeman reporter Paula Ann Mitchell did a little reporting on the annual Hudson Valley RibFest, to be held at the Ulster County Fairgrounds this weekend, and was astounded to learn that Ovarian-Americans would be allowed to participate: Whoever said... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2010 - 10:31 am
Do we have to care about Chelsea Clinton's Rhinebeck wedding? Apparently everyone else in the media universe is obsessed.
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2010 - 10:40 am
Adam Bosch of the Times Herald-Record reports that Hurley resident Evan Stauble, who had been missing since July 1, was found dead on Sunday. Kingston police were the last to see Evan Stauble, walking across the Route 9W bridge that connects Kingston to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jun. 26, 2010 - 6:34 pm
Introducing: The brand-spankin'-new Shandaken Bugle, just launched yesterday by a couple who, though they would prefer to remain anonymous, hint that they might have bylines in their past somewhere. The staff of two here at The Shandaken Bugle decided... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 18, 2010 - 10:16 pm
In the current issue of the Phoenicia Times: an "unscientific and sort of comprehensive" roundup of local websites, both official and otherwise. Kudos to the PT for giving a few local towns a much-needed poke in the undercarriage for their meager web... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 16, 2010 - 5:33 pm
In today's Daily Star: A story on the kerfuffle over, a new website that lists the name and address of every pistol permit owner in New York State. (In case you're wondering: "Is that a matter of public record?" -- why, yes, it is, in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 10, 2010 - 11:36 am
In the New York Post this week: "The Catskills from A to Z." (Lucky for them Hunter's putting in that zipline this year, eh?) Looks like they strained a little for the X -- but nice job, Post!
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, May. 27, 2010 - 9:29 am
Small-town newspaper articles usually begin with a sober account of the news. But today, Windham Journal staff writer Michael Ryan broke the mold and decided to start an article about municipal improvements in the town of Ashland with a little more pow: ... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 24, 2010 - 9:50 am
Occasional media critic Tom Roe of WGXC checks out two new local newspapers -- the brand-new Greenville Mountain News Pioneer and the fresh-from-a-makeover Greene County News -- and helpfully shreds them for us here in Internet-land. (Neither paper has a... Read more


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