By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 23, 2012 - 4:39 pm
Editor's note: Twenty-two-year-old Josh Turan was killed in motorcycle accident in Delhi on Saturday, May 12. This letter is from his uncle, Dave Turan. -- Julia Reischel Dear Editor, Friends and Neighbors, On Saturday evening, May 12, 2012, around 10 pm... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Friday, May. 18, 2012 - 6:26 pm
Above: Cycling on some Catskills roads. Photo via the Catskill Mountain Cycling Club Facebook page. Cyclists who ride the Catskills know this is a perfect place to get on the bike for a quick 20-miler. And what better time to do it than this Memorial Day... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 15, 2012 - 9:57 am
A reminder: New Yorkers go to the polls today to vote for school budgets and board members. To find your local polling place, check your school district's website. Problems at the polls? Let us know at [email protected]
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 10, 2012 - 11:33 am
Above: A Google map of New York State post offices that will have reduced hours under the new plan. Click on a red dot to get information about a post office's current hours and their planned reduced daily hours. Use the controls on the left to zoom in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, May. 7, 2012 - 4:23 pm
In the Catskills this year, Memorial Day is going to be epic. For the first time in history, four of the six west-of-Hudson New York City reservoirs will be open to boating and paddling for the masses. A new bike event will bring the spirit of the Tour de... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 7, 2012 - 11:29 am
Last week saw a couple of catastrophic ATV accidents in the Catskills. On Thursday, May 3, two local residents were fatally injured while riding an ATV in Andes: 32-year-old John W. Morris and 45-year-old Julie M. Manon. The Daily Star reports: Manon died... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 4, 2012 - 10:45 am
Above: A comparison of last year's "supermoon," on March 19, 2011, with a more average full moon from December 20, 2010. File from Wikimedia Commons. Cross your fingers for clear skies this Saturday night, when a phenomenon called a "supermoon" should... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 27, 2012 - 4:02 pm
Photo of blossoms on a Pennsylvania apple tree, taken April 22 by Steve Guttman. An early, warm spring followed by many unseasonally cold nights has made this a challenging season for apple and other fruit growers across the Northeast. Photo published... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2012 - 3:38 pm
Winter finally arrived in April this year -- and even with May just around the corner, it's not letting go. The National Weather Service has issued a freeze warning for tonight across south-central New York and northeastern Pennsylvania, including... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2012 - 2:58 pm
The AP reports today: Mitt Romney did what was expected, easily winning New York's Republican presidential primary and padding his delegate lead in his all-but-inevitable march toward the party's nomination. Romney easily outdistanced Ron Paul and Newt... Read more


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