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House fire on Hobart's Main Street

By Lissa Harris on Dec. 5, 2016

A fire that broke out at a Main Street home in Hobart on Saturday afternoon was put out quickly thanks to local firefighters -- and a quick-thinking state trooper who grabbed a garden hose, the Daily Star reports. When [Hobart fire chief Josh] Mason... Read more

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

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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

Meet the Catskills' newest outdoor store: Hunter Mountain Outfitters

Nick Bove

By Jessica Porter on 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 the indoor rock wall that makes the store unique in the... 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

Food

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...

Outdoor

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...
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