Andrea Girolamo


Jun. 15, 2012
Above: Kayaking on the Pepacton Reservoir, lucky ducks. Photo by Tina Schvejda in the Watershed Post Flickr pool. Although commenting on the weather is this column's part-time vocation, there's little editorializing needed today: the weather is amazing,... Read more
Jun. 15, 2012
Above: Ribbons (and a cow butt) much like the contestants at the Walton Regional Livestock Show will vie for this weekend. Photo by Flickr user Lottery Monkey on Flickr, used under Creative Commons license. The second annual Walton Regional Livestock... Read more
Jun. 14, 2012
Above: A Betsy Ross flag. Photo by Flickr user Northfielder, used under Creative Commons license. Stamford celebrates the red, white and blue this evening with a Flag Day parade down Main Street, beginning at 6 pm.  For more information, visit the... Read more
Jun. 13, 2012
Above: You're bearly there! Photo of Frost Valley YMCA's welcome bear from the YMCA's Facebook page. This weekend, the Frost Valley YMCA is leading a free hike through its Model Forest.  The Model Forest is one of Frost Valley's four watershed research... Read more
Jun. 1, 2012
Above: The view from the fire tower at Overlook Mountain on Memorial Day, looking north. Photo by Andrea Girolamo, who was not exactly comfortable at that elevation.   It seems like these posts always start with an observation about the weather --... Read more
May. 31, 2012
Above: An official line-up preview for Mountain Jam 2012. Mountain Jam kicks off today at Hunter Mountain bringing with it four days of music from a diverse range of artists. Organized by Warren Haynes of Gov't Mule fame and Radio Woodstock, the camping... Read more
May. 31, 2012
May. 25, 2012
Above: So, how many of these did you get up your nose this week? Dandelion photo by Catskills Photography, in the Watershed Post Flickr pool. This was a week full of putting on a sweater and rain boots, then subsequently taking off that sweater and... Read more
May. 24, 2012
Above: The schedule for this year's event.  Among the wealth of goings-on this weekend, the East Durham Irish Festival stands out. Held in the splendor of the "Irish Alps," this year's festival includes the City of Albany pipe band, music on two stages,... Read more
May. 23, 2012
Burgers-to-go, tasty treats and handmade crafts will once again be popping up for a quick market down at the Stamford railroad station. Open from 4:30-6pm, the market will feature brews from Tundra, pickles from the Pickle Man in Hunter and all the local... Read more
May. 18, 2012
Above: Cycling on some Catskills roads. Photo via the Catskill Mountain Cycling Club Facebook page. Cyclists who ride the Catskills know this is a perfect place to get on the bike for a quick 20-miler. And what better time to do it than this Memorial Day... Read more
May. 18, 2012
Above: Christine Leas and Mary Buchen in fetching hats planting peonies at the new community garden in Denning. Photo by Ed Mues, used by permission. More where that came from at the Denning Denizen. After a generally busy news week fraught with election... Read more
May. 17, 2012
Photo of fire damage to the Matthew 25 Food Pantry in Catskill. Matthew 25 founder Patti Dushane has published several photos of the damage to the food bank's website. The Daily Mail is reporting today that an electrical fire gutted the Matthew 25 food... Read more