Schoharie creek

By Timothy Knight on Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2016 - 12:46 pm
Above: Members of the Middleburgh Fire Department's water rescue team move Mike Silocott, a 60-year-old Troy man, across the Schoharie Creek after he fell 15 feet off of a cliff into the water on Sunday, July 3. The photo was originally posted on the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 29, 2015 - 11:02 am
The Route 23 bridge over the Schoharie Creek in the Greene County town of Prattsville is slated to be replaced with a longer, wider span, and the state may need to take some private land to do it. Representatives from the New York State Department of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 - 10:29 am
A breath of winter mist hovers over the Schoharie Creek. Photo taken Sunday, Jan. 5; with the past few days' warm weather, the cool blues of this evanescent Catskills landscape have given way to a more somber palette of thawing greys and browns. Photo by... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2012 - 2:41 am
Above: Video of the Gilboa Dam's newly installed siphon in operation. Video by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced on Wednesday that they had just finished installing... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 17, 2012 - 9:58 am
Above: The Schoharie Creek as dawn is just breaking, still wreathed in early-morning mist. A local photographer -- known only to Flickr as A Man Called ACME -- took this shot in the Schoharie County town of Esperance on Sunday. For a bigger view, check... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 11, 2012 - 9:35 am
The state Department of Transportation shut down the bridge over the Schoharie Creek on Route 23 in Prattsville on Monday evening, and it is unclear when it will be open again. An alert from the DOT states only that the bridge is closed "until further... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 30, 2012 - 2:42 pm
Above: The Schoharie Creek in Lexington, where the USGS recently found the invasive algae Didymosphenia geminata, also known as "rock snot." Photo by Flickr user Doug Kerr; published under Creative Commons license. The invasive alga known as "rock snot"... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Thursday, Mar. 1, 2012 - 1:04 pm
Above: Prattsville depicted in the days of Zadock Pratt on an 1844 postcard, when Pratt's tannery was the biggest business in town. From Wikimedia Commons. Thanks to Irene, the picture the country has of Prattsville in its collective consciousness is,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Apr. 4, 2011 - 8:51 am
According to a public notice posted on the Schoharie County website, the Federal Emergency Management Agency is planning a grand flood-mitigation project in the town of Blenheim, where the Schoharie Creek runs fast and wide right alongside Route 30.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2011 - 5:20 pm
If you thought the rivers and streams got high earlier this week, you haven't seen anything yet. The National Weather Service has issued flood watches for all five Catskills counties -- Delaware, Greene, Schoharie, Sullivan, and Ulster -- from tomorrow... Read more


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