The Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour: October 12, 2011

Above: Making cider at the Hubbell homestead. Photo by Julia Reischel.

This week on the Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour, we talk with cider master Bob Hubbell, who oversees a 150-year-old, three-story cider press at Hubbell Companies in Kelly Corners. 

Listen live today at two different times, or to the podcast at the bottom of this post: 

1pm: WIOX 91.3FM

3pm: WGXC 90.7FM

Also on today's radio show: 

  • It's not your imagination: the apples really are better this year. 
  • A missing Kingston woman was found dead on Friday at the bottom of a steep embankment near her home. 
  • A federal program that helps one in five New York State households pay winter heating bills is facing drastic cuts this winter that will be felt hard across the Catskills
  • The fast-growing Occupy Wall Street movement is coming to a town near you
  • The Amphenol manufacturing facility in Sidney, which employs 1200 people in Delaware County, is looking to move to higher ground
  • The owner of the Margaretville building on Main Street that burned down last month didn't start the fire, authorities say.
  • Concerts and happenings galore this weekend.
  • The weekly News Poem and the Perpetual Optimist’s Glass-Half-Full News Corner.

The Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour airs live at 1pm on Wednesdays on WIOX 91.3 FM in Delaware and Ulster counties and at 3pm on Wednesdays on WGXC 90.7 FM in Greene and Columbia counties.

You can hear today's show below. You can listen to past editions of the show by clicking here.