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Rural Catskills voters go for Trump, Faso

By Lissa Harris on Nov. 9, 2016

New York State voters opted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton in the Presidential election on Tuesday; in unofficial results, Clinton received roughly 58.8 percent of the votes cast, while Donald Trump got 37.4 percent.  In the Catskills region -- and in... Read more

Election Day in the Catskills


By Lissa Harris on Nov. 7, 2016

Tuesday, Nov. 8 is Election Day -- and we've put together a few resources to help Catskills voters make the most of it.  The widget below is from Google. Type in your address to see who's on the ballot in your district, and to find the location of your... Read more

Spirit of the Catskills haunts 'Now Is The Time' at the Abrons Arts Center

Now Is the Time. Now Is the Best Time. Now Is the Best Time of Your Life

By Jenna Scherer on Nov. 4, 2016

Upstate New York and its urban neighbor to the south have always had a fraught relationship. The Catskills sends its water down to the city, the city sends its leaf peepers up to the mountains, and the Hudson River flows both ways. Now Is the Time. Now Is... Read more

Drought prompts DEC to ban fishing in Esopus Creek

Drought-stricken Esopus Creek

By Lissa Harris on Nov. 4, 2016

New York State environmental officials have issued an emergency ban on fishing in the upper Esopus Creek, citing prolonged drought that has left water levels in the creek alarmingly low.  Fishing is prohibited in an 11.9-mile stretch of the creek, from... Read more

Catskills advocates: State will fund a new plan for the Catskill Park

Catksill Park sign

By Lissa Harris on Nov. 3, 2016

A New York State budget earmark of $500,000 to fund projects in the Catskill Park, announced earlier this year, may be a fraction of what Catskills regional advocates had originally hoped for. But it’s enough to get the ball rolling on more ambitious... Read more


Catskills Food Guide
By Julia Reischel
Sep. 19, 2016
Above: This photo, "Wolf River Apples" by William Palmer, won a spot on the cover of the 2016 Catskills Food Guide in the 2016 Catskills Food Guide Photo Contest. The harvest moon rose this past...


By tamyl4
Dec. 1, 2016
Our Fun community event-Miracle on Main Street in Middleburgh, NY is set for- Friday, December 9th, 2016, starting at 5:30pm. Come one-come all! Stroll down Main Street, Chestnut, Railroad,...

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...
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