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Long Island man dies snowboarding at Belleayre

By Lissa Harris on Jan. 18, 2017

A Long Island man has died after a snowboarding accident that occurred at the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center on Saturday, Jan. 14. 25-year-old Brian Conners of Centerport, NY was snowboarding on the Wanatuska Trail when he had the accident, said... Read more

Martin Luther King Day in the Catskills

By Lissa Harris on Jan. 13, 2017

If you're looking to spend Martin Luther King Day reflecting on justice in America and the meaning of the holiday, there are a few local events happening that fit the bill. (If you're looking to spend it skiing, we've got you covered there too: It's... Read more

NewsShed, Friday, Jan. 13: The state of our state

By Lissa Harris on Jan. 13, 2017

Happy Friday the 13th, Catskills. This week’s NewsShed is a blockbuster edition, on account of us missing last week. (Pardon the interruption; the hamster that makes the news wheel spin has been fending off some sort of seasonal plague.) Talk about being... Read more

Woodstock supervisor Jeremy Wilber dies

By Lissa Harris on Jan. 3, 2017

Woodstock town supervisor Jeremy Wilber died at home on Jan. 1 after a battle with cancer, the Daily Freeman reports. He was 66. Wilber had been in hospice care for several months, though he continued working on town business until shortly before his... Read more

NewsShed, Friday, Dec. 30: Watch out for snow, oak wilt and a guy with a scorpion tattoo

By Lissa Harris on Dec. 30, 2016

The week between Christmas and New Year’s is usually pretty slow, news-wise — and that’s just fine with us. Enough already, 2016. Still, a few things happened in the Catskills this week, like they do. Gov. Cuomo’s taking some flak for using the state... Read more

News from Local Businesses

Giving Birth hammock
By Tobe Carey
Jan. 13, 2017
Our classic birth documentary, Giving Birth is now available for streaming rental and purchase on Vimeo On Demand at This is a pioneering video documentary of a...


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...


Nick Bove
By Jessica Porter
Nov. 7, 2016
Tannersville recently welcomed a new outdoors store, Hunter Mountain Outfitters. The shop celebrated its grand opening on Memorial Day weekend, and is gearing up for its first winter season. But it’s...

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...


Noted photographer Rick Bunting will present “On Heron Time” a showing of...

Jan 19, 2017
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