By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 7:46 pm
Until flooding from Irene and then Lee pummelled the Middletown hamlets of Margaretville, Fleischmanns and Arkville, Jake Rosa -- a local sawmill operator who's currently the town's deputy supervisor -- had no intention of seeking the town's top elected... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 12:17 pm
Just in case you're busy with flood-related work, here's a reminder: Today is primary day across the Catskills, so if you are a registered member of a political party, get out and vote. Here's our guide to the races. 
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 13, 2011 - 9:34 am
Life is slowly returning to normalcy for residents and business owners in the flood-ravaged Delaware County town of Middletown. As of 7pm last night, according to Middletown public information officer Diane Galusha, the curfew for the villages of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 12, 2011 - 8:18 pm
Primary elections take place Tuesday, September 13, 2011. Check the Delaware County Board of Elections website to find your local polling place. Andes Republican Party Candidates for Town Clerk (vote for 1): Kimberly A. Tosi, Janis L. Jacques Bovina... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 12, 2011 - 10:41 am
The Catskill Watershed Corporation will hold a special meeting at their office, at 905 Main Street, Margaretville, at 10am on Tuesday, September 13. The topic: Potential assistance programs for flood victims in New York City's Catskill-Delaware watershed... Read more
By wateradmin on Saturday, Sep. 10, 2011 - 4:09 pm
Photo of a model of the proposed Belleayre Resort on the Crossroads Ventures LLC website. After a delay of over two years, New York State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli has approved the purchase of 1,200 acres of mountaintop land in Ulster County from... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Sep. 10, 2011 - 12:30 pm
Above: The Cheese Barrel's window on Bridge Street in Margaretville sported a message of hope in the first days after it was flooded by Tropical Storm Irene. Now the building faces demolition if its foundation is not stablilized. Photo by Julia Green... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 9, 2011 - 9:18 am
This just in from the Delaware County Sheriff's Office: Twenty-four-year-old Aaron J. Scudder of Arkville was arrested yesterday for allegedly assaulting another person in a domestic dispute with a metal baseball bat and a big wooden cross. A child was... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 8, 2011 - 10:56 pm
View from Overlook Mountain near Woodstock. Photo by Flickr user Miss K; published under Creative Commons license. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced today that because of dangerous conditions in the wake of widespread... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 8, 2011 - 6:37 pm
Belleayre Ski Center will no longer be operating a shelter at the upper lodge, as of tomorrow morning. FEMA and other agencies will continue to operate the disaster recovery center at the lower lodge. From the Middletown Flood Recovery website: Belleayre... Read more


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