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, Jul. 25, 2012 - 2:31 pm
Above: A bear in Roscoe, who would have a better shot at making international news headlines in the next county over. Photo by John Rosetti; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group pool. Breaking news: Newspapers everywhere are unable to resist news... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2012 - 6:00 pm
The Daily Freeman announced this morning that Jan Dewey, formerly the advertising director for the Poughkeepsie Journal, has been named the publisher of the newspaper. Dewey will also be in charge of overseeing operations at all of the Journal-Register... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 19, 2012 - 1:36 pm
Outside of tabloids like the New York Post -- which once ran the famous headline "Headless body found in topless bar" -- news headlines about crime, especially in small-town papers, are usually pretty boilerplate. But a couple of truly despicable... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 15, 2012 - 12:13 pm
Photo of card catalog by Flickr user Aaron Schmidt. Published under Creative Commons license. In a small town, everybody's entangled with their neighbors, even those whose job it is to stay out of the fray: News reporters. Every community newspaper... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 14, 2012 - 1:09 pm
Screenshot of the Walton Reporter's new website at Congratulations to the Walton Reporter on rolling out their new website this week. The paper, which covers a wide swath of Delaware County along with their Walton home base, has been... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2012 - 3:41 pm
The good folks at the Kingston Library are on Twitter -- and today, they tweeted about a cryptic little article found in the vaults of the Kingston Daily Freeman, circa 1912. The headline: "An Odd Accident." The rest you can read above. Shavertown, as... 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 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


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