Lissa Harris

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Lissa Harris is the founder and publisher of the Watershed Post.


May. 9, 2014
Above: A WWII plane that crash-landed at the edge of a field on North Montgomery Hollow Road in Roxbury on Friday. Photo by Lissa Harris. A small airplane with a single occupant crashed on North Montgomery Hollow Road near Hubbell Corners, in the... Read more
May. 9, 2014
The treasurer of the Cobleskill Bowling League has been charged with embezzling about $10,000 from the league, police say. Arrested this week by New York State Police troopers was 50-year-old Summit resident Charles Bowen, who has been charged with third... Read more
May. 8, 2014
This Saturday, Sullivan County celebrates food, wine and public radio at Foodstock, an annual fundraiser for WJFF Radio Catskill. The event, held at the Villa Roma Resort in Callicoon, features a smorgasbord of tastings from local chefs, farmers, bakers... Read more
May. 8, 2014
More than $10,000 that should have gone toward caps and gowns for next year's graduating seniors, senior pictures, yearbooks and a class trip went into a Sullivan County teacher's pocket instead, police say.  On Thursday, May 8, state police arrested 46-... Read more
May. 8, 2014
Tonight's public hearing on Hanover Farms, a farmstand on Route 28 in Mt. Tremper, ought to draw a feisty crowd to the Shandaken Town Hall.  The farmstand was shut down by a New York State Supreme Court judge's order last November, the latest in a long... Read more
May. 7, 2014
Photo of raw milk by Flickr user Kristen Taylor; published under Creative Commons license. Two years ago, farmers Bob and Stacey Stap decided to start selling raw milk from their 100-cow farm in the Orange County hamlet of Pine Bush. It made sense: The... Read more
May. 6, 2014
A man who was stopped on Route 28 in Olive last week, and arrested for possession of a stun gun, was found to be a fugitive from justice wanted by the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), according to the New York State Police. Arrested on... Read more
May. 6, 2014
A Cohoes man who was reported missing, after he left his house on a bicycle on Sunday and did not return, was found late Monday afternoon in the village of Schoharie, about 47 miles away. The disappearance of 54-year-old Felix Rodriguez was widely... Read more
May. 5, 2014
Above: An injured victim being treated at the scene of this morning's bus accident on Route 17 in Ramsey, N.J. Photos by Boyd A. Loving; courtesy of the Cliffview Pilot. A flying car wheel smashed through the windshield of a Pine Hill Trailways bus bound... Read more
May. 1, 2014
A raccoon that was killed in a recent fight with a dog in the Delaware County hamlet of Bloomville was found to be infected with rabies, county health officials announced.  The raccoon was sent to the New York State rabies laboratory for testing. County... Read more
Apr. 30, 2014
Above: A trailcam in Delaware County catches a nocturnal glimpse of an elusive wild boar. Photo taken in August 2013; courtesy of USDA APHIS. A statewide ban on the hunting and trapping of feral swine -- also known as wild boars or Eurasian boars -- went... Read more
Apr. 30, 2014
Above: A graphic from the National Weather Service in Binghamton, showing the flood watch area across upstate New York and Pennsylvania that is in effect Wednesday through early Thursday morning.  Heavy rains are in the forecast for eastern New York and... Read more
Apr. 28, 2014
A 23-year-old East Meredith man who was arrested for allegedly trying to rob an auto scrap shop in Davenport has been charged with committing several robberies in Oneonta as well.  On Saturday, April 26, state police responded to a report of a robbery at... Read more
Apr. 28, 2014
Above: Car theft suspect Brandon Rifenburg. Photo courtesy of the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. The Ulster County Sheriff's Office waited eleven days to release the name of a suspect who was shot by police after a car chase through several towns. But... Read more
Apr. 23, 2014
Above: Photo of the Bull Run culvert passing under Main Street in Margaretville, the site of a proposed flood mitigation project that may be carried out with funds from the NY Rising program. Photo by Tetra Tech; from the Margaretville NY Rising... Read more
Apr. 23, 2014
Above: Police announce the arrest of 21-year-old Basheem Bennett for a 2 a.m. shooting at Murphy's Restaurant and Pub in New Paltz that left one man dead and a woman injured. Left to right: Lt. Perry Soule of the Ulster County Sheriff's Office, Chief... Read more
Apr. 22, 2014
Nature's always close at hand in the Catskills, on Earth Day and every day. Photo by Kellsey Buerge; submitted to our 2014 Catskills Outdoor Guide Photo Contest.  Earth Day turns 44 this year. In cities across America, environmentally-minded citizens are... Read more
Apr. 21, 2014
A South Cairo woman faces assault charges after a fight at the New Baltimore Best Western, in which police say she cut someone with a utility knife.  The suspect is 26-year-old Paula Werenczak, who has been charged with second-degree assault, third-... Read more
Apr. 20, 2014
A 2 a.m. shooting at Murphy's Restaurant and Pub, a popular Main Street pub in New Paltz, left one victim dead and another seriously injured, New Paltz police announced Sunday morning. The shooter is still at large. The identities of the victims have not... Read more
Apr. 18, 2014
Above: A map of a proposed 11.5-mile walking and biking trail near the Ashokan Reservoir, on an Ulster County-owned railroad track that was once part of the Ulster & Delaware railroad and is currently leased to the Catskill Mountain Railroad. Map... Read more