route 28

By wateradmin on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 - 12:10 pm
Photo of Route 28 road signs by Daniel Case. From Wikimedia Commons, published under Creative Commons license. Much has been said, with much more likely remaining to be said, about ongoing efforts to gain a scenic byway designation for a 50-mile section... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 - 12:21 pm
Thanks to the New York State DOT for ensuring that our local tourist attractions are well-marked. For instance, this sign on Route 28 in Shandaken, which appears to depict a hardy mountaineer skiing directly uphill on a 60-degree slope. (Or perhaps our... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 - 9:21 am
Video of flooding in Boiceville along Route 28, September 2011. By Youtube user foghat1987. The floods of Irene and Lee have claimed another casualty: The Trail Motel, a longtime fixture on Route 28 in Boiceville. The Daily Freeman has a feature today... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 3, 2011 - 3:12 pm
A delivery truck headed east on Route 28 in Phoenicia yesterday afternoon caused a collision with a pickup truck driven by a local teenager, totaling the pickup and injuring its occupants. A press release from the Shandaken Police Department: The Town of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Mar. 17, 2011 - 11:42 am
After a winter of designing and judging, the Central Catskills Collaborative has chosen a new logo for the newly-christened Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway, the stretch of Rte. 28 that runs from Hurley to Andes. You can see the winning logo above.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 - 9:59 am
(Post has been updated -- scroll to bottom for more details.) In addition to Friday's Grand Gorge car accident, which claimed the life of a Gilboa man, last weekend saw two other fatal accidents: a snowmobile crash in the town of Rochester and a car... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jan. 6, 2011 - 3:04 pm
What happens when a designer goes on a road trip through Ulster County? She falls in love with the fonts on the signs. Yesterday, Gail Anderson, who sits on the board of directors of the Society of Publication Designers, shared the photographic fruits of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 - 2:46 pm
A press release issued today by the Delaware Sheriff's Department reports that the county responded to two car accidents on Friday. The release: December 10, 2010 Sheriff's Deputies investigated a 2 car property damage accident on State 10 in the hamlet... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 - 9:07 pm
Mud on Main Street in Phoenicia. Photo by Aaron Bennett. What are you seeing out there? Email us reports and photos at, comment on this post below, weigh in on our Facebook page, tweet us on Twitter, or post a photo to our Flickr... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010 - 8:50 am
Peter Manning, the Regional Planner for the Catskills Center for Conservation and Development, has sent us some more details on those Smart Growth grants that were announced yesterday. (He stresses that the plans for the money, which were first drafted... Read more


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