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By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 28, 2012 - 5:48 pm
Background: On Monday, June 25, the Hurley town board voted to withdraw from the Catskill Scenic Byway project. The project, a collaborative effort between the towns of Hurley, Olive, Shandaken, Middletown and Andes, as well as the villages of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2012 - 9:42 am
Above: First responders on the scene of a three-car collision in Shandaken on Sunday, June 10. Photo by Robert Bolten. On Sunday afternoon, Jesse Cowan was on duty as the driver of the ambulance for the Shandaken Ambulance Service. When a call came in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 21, 2012 - 3:42 pm
One of Route 28's funkiest attractions: A '47 Dodge-turned-rocket-ship from Steve Heller's Fabulous Furniture in Boiceville. Photo by Flickr user reclaimedhome; published under Creative Commons license. Route 28 may not be an official scenic byway (yet... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012 - 11:51 pm
Gas drillers aren't exactly clamoring to set up rigs in the Ulster County town of Olive, well north and east of the more gas-rich parts of the Marcellus Shale in New York State. But town officials are worried enough about the prospect of hydraulic... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Thursday, Apr. 5, 2012 - 2:31 pm
Above: Jack Jordan listens as Vincent Bernstein reads a resolution to retain legal defense for the town against a lawsuit brought recently by Hanover Farms. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. Highlights from the Shandaken town board meeting on Monday, April 2:... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Friday, Feb. 24, 2012 - 11:24 pm
Above: Attendees at a hearing yesterday in which the Shandaken Town Board passed a new law governing farmstands. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. It took eight years, but the Shandaken Town Board has finally passed a farmstand law. The new law expands the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 - 10:44 am
Mark your calendars, Shandaken: This Thursday, Feb. 23, the town board will hold a hearing on a much-debated farmstand law. The meeting will be held at 6pm in the town hall on Route 28. The proposed law would govern all farmstands in Shandaken, but the... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2012 - 4:21 pm
Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway CMP Draft Above: The current draft of a plan to apply for state and federal scenic byway designation for a section of Route 28. Members of the Central Catskills Collaborative, a seven-municipality task force that drafted... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 13, 2012 - 8:27 am
A meeting in the town of Shandaken to discuss applying for scenic byway status for a roughly 50-mile stretch of Route 28, which was postponed several weeks ago, has been rescheduled. The meeting will be held tonight at the Shandaken town hall, at 6pm. The... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2012 - 11:15 am
A hearing on the Route 28 Scenic Byway project, scheduled for tonight at 6pm in the Shandaken Town Hall, has been postponed. The byway meeting conflicted with an important Onteora School Board meeting on the reconfiguration of the district's elementary... Read more


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