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By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010 - 3:49 pm
"A November Brown Catskills," by Dennis Schvejda. Posted to the Watershed Post Flickr group. The Catskills Center for Conservation and Development has good news for Andes, Olive, Shandaken, Arkville, Margaretville, Middletown,  Fleischmanns, and the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 - 3:29 pm
Jay Todd of Arkville was killed last night when he was struck by a car, while walking on Route 28 in Arkville Middletown.* A press release issued today by the Delaware County Sheriff's Department: On Wednesday evening Delaware County Sheriff's Deputies... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 1, 2010 - 2:36 pm
Last Thursday, the Central Catskills Collaborative re-christened the stretch of Route 28 that runs between Hurley and Andes as the "Catskill Mountains Scenic Byway." The re-naming is part of the lengthy process of getting the road special recognition as a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2010 - 11:18 am
John Duda, the chairman of the the group -- the Central Catskills Collaborative -- that is attempting to give Rte. 28 scenic byway status, is steamed about recent recent reports in the Daily Freeman and the Catskill Mountain News that towns along the road... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 29, 2010 - 3:41 pm
Daily Freeman reporter Jay Braman Jr. writes that the dream of making Route. 28 through Delaware and Ulster counties into a revenue-generating scenic byway might be dying. The idea, championed by a group called the Central Catskills Collaborative, sounded... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2010 - 10:35 pm
Site of accident, on Route 28 near Canada Hollow Road between Margaretville and Andes.  A section of Route 28 was shut down briefly earlier in the evening after an accident just outside of Margaretville. Unofficial reports from a grapevine of police-... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2010 - 10:57 am
Whoops. Town Police Chief Paul Watzka said police were called to assist at the scene at 9:15 a.m. and said the road was still passable while emergency responders were hosing it off. 
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, May. 29, 2010 - 11:17 am
Summer may not officially be here until June 21, but Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the season in the Catskills. In the town of Andes, on Route 28 in Delaware County, three new business ventures are debuting this weekend. We stopped in at... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 12, 2010 - 4:30 pm
The Catskills Cyclist reports that Ulster County is looking for input on its 2035 Long Range Transportation Plan. Naturally, he's hoping bicycles get mentioned in it: The survey is pretty cool.  It allows you to check boxes for Bike/Ped issues.  One... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 3, 2010 - 12:20 pm
Crews are out repaving the shoulders of 28 between the Woodstock turnoff and the town of Olive. The Catskills Cyclist is thrilled: If you've ever driven this length of road you would have to agree that the shoulders were downright treacherous.  If you... Read more


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