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A letter from the editor: The Watershed Post slows down

By Lissa Harris on Mar. 12, 2017

This isn’t an easy thing to announce. I’ve been drafting and discarding different versions of this essay for more than a week now. Let's get right to the point: As the Watershed Post’s sole full-time employee, I’ve come to the conclusion that we can’t... Read more

Sacket’s retirement kicks off race to elect new Schoharie County DA

By Timothy Knight on Feb. 23, 2017

Left: Schoharie County DA James Sacket, who recently announced his upcoming retirement. Schoharie County District Attorney James Sacket has announced that he will be retiring after 20 years on the job as the county’s lead prosecutor, kicking off what is... Read more

NewsShed, Monday, Feb. 13: Don't flush those wipes

By Lissa Harris on Feb. 13, 2017

With almost a foot of new snow for the Catskills since Sunday, we're off to a precipitous start to the week -- and we may get another dusting before the week is through. [Hudson Valley Weather] The political data wonks at FiveThirtyEight are crunching... Read more

Skier dies on Hunter Mountain

By Lissa Harris on Feb. 9, 2017

An Orange County man suffered a fatal fall while skiing on an expert trail at Hunter Mountain on Wednesday, according to a statement from state police.  58-year-old Edwin Wood was skiing on the Annapurna Trail, an expert-rated double black diamond trail,... Read more

Snow headed for Catskills

By Lissa Harris on Feb. 8, 2017

A winter storm is headed toward the Catskills and Hudson Valley, with forecasters calling for anywhere from a few inches to a foot of snow to fall from Wednesday night through Thursday morning.  The storm is expected to hit the Thursday morning commute... Read more

News from Local Businesses

This public street project, modeled after Boston’s Raining Poetry Project, opens on July 1st in conjunction with the 2017 Roxbury Sidewalk Festival. Poems will be stenciled on the sidewalks of...

Food

By Rebecca Andre
Dec. 29, 2016
Originally a food truck operated by owner Gloria Buley, Smokin Boars BBQ is on its third reincarnation. The Kansas City-style barbecue restaurant had a brief three-month residence in Phoenicia before...

Outdoor

By Lissa Harris
Feb. 16, 2017
It's a little late for a Valentine, but it looks like Belleayre Ski Center will be getting some love from New York State after all this year. In a press release Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor
To the Editor: Is there ever going to be a cell phone service tower to serve Andes, NY? It sure would make great sense in todays standards and also for life saving safety reasons, how about it? Nick...

Announcements

Dr. Donna Vogler of SUNY Oneonta will present the next public program of the...

Mar 09, 2017
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