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By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2011 - 11:05 am
If you lost your job or gig because of Hurricane Irene or Tropical Storm Lee, you have an extra month to apply for the U.S. Department of Labor's Disaster Unemployment Insurance. Victims of Lee in Delaware and Ulster counties have until Nov. 14 to apply... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2011 - 12:21 pm
Thanks to the New York State DOT for ensuring that our local tourist attractions are well-marked. For instance, this sign on Route 28 in Shandaken, which appears to depict a hardy mountaineer skiing directly uphill on a 60-degree slope. (Or perhaps our... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 14, 2011 - 12:27 pm
The National Weather Service in Binghamton announced around 12:10 pm that a flash flood watch is in effect for south central New York and northeastern Pennsylvania, through the evening. In the Catskills region, the alert includes Delaware and Sullivan... Read more
By wateradmin on Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2011 - 6:14 pm
Photo of closed-off bridge to the village of Margaretville, in the town of Middletown, taken August 29, 2011. Posted to the Watershed Post Flickr pool by photographer Christopher Mooney. Elected officials in Middletown are seeking to keep the town budget... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 - 2:54 pm
Winter is icumen in. Photo of frost on leaves by Flickr user s.alt. Published under Creative Commons license. This year, a federal program that one in five New York State households rely on to help pay their winter heating bills is likely to face drastic... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011 - 9:37 am
Above: A photographic tour of the enormous apple cider press at the Hubbell homestead. Click on the slideshow to open the the tour in a separate window. Photos by Julia Reischel. It’s a good year for apples in the Catskills. Call it the silver lining of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 - 10:01 am
Eugene E. Gundelach, the owner of the Margaretville building on Main Street that burned down on September 17, is no longer being accused of starting the fire, according to the Catskill Mountain News. Gundelach was arrested on September 17 after the blaze... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2011 - 10:12 am
Video: Part 1 of A Pickup Load of Pigs: The Feral Swine Pandemic, a three-part series produced by the Mississippi State University Extension Service. More from the series available here. Feral pigs are gaining a foothold in western Sullivan County and... Read more
By wateradmin on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 - 3:46 pm
Photo of temporary housing units in North Carolina by FEMA. The Federal Emergency Management Agency announced last week that they are delivering temporary housing units to Cobleskill, to be distributed to flood victims in New York State who cannot find... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 - 9:03 am
Photo by Flickr user D. Sharon Pruitt. Published under Creative Commons license. The Associated Press reports that although the recent flooding has stirred up New York City's water system considerably, and required the city to do some extra chlorination,... Read more


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