New Kingston

By Julia Reischel on Monday, Oct. 3, 2011 - 8:47 am
Ellen Verni has been writing "Home Cookin'," her column of Catskills recipes and rumination, for 24 years. She is sharing some of her archived columns with the Watershed Post. You can get more of Verni on her blog, at In a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 30, 2011 - 9:50 am
Above: Locations of upcoming public hearings on the DEC's new draft gas drilling regulations.   On Wednesday, September 28, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation riled environmental and anti-driling groups by issuing drafts of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 29, 2011 - 4:00 pm
Have you seen flooding in your area? Readers, you are our eyes and ears; we rely on you to help get the word out to your neighbors. Send eyewitness accounts, photos and video to [email protected], or post to our Facebook wall: Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 29, 2011 - 3:34 pm
Above: DEP employees cleaning up flood debris in downtown Margaretville on September 13, 2011. Photo by Lissa Harris. The New York City Department of Environmental Protection announced this morning that they will donate $1 million to a fund to help... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2011 - 5:52 pm
This week on the Watershed Post Half-Hour News Hour, we covered yet more flooding in the Catskills with a live interview with West Shokan resident Martha Frankel as she was being evacuated from her home today. We also interviewed Brooklyn artists Ellie... Read more
By Lillian Browne on Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2011 - 12:24 pm
In the aftermath of Irene and then Lee, Town of Colchester Supervisor Robert Homovich, is breathing a sigh of relief that Downsville, Horton, Harvard, Corbett and Shinhopple were spared serious damage from the flood waters. But Homovich is angry with... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2011 - 12:22 pm
Our friends at the Kingston Digital Corridor and the Ulster County Musicians Network are throwing a fantastic flood-relief bash called "After the Deluge" tonight in Kingston. We're proud to be an official sponsor of the event. "After the Deluge" features... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 28, 2011 - 9:01 am
The National Weather Service at Binghamton has issued a flash flood watch, effective through Thursday morning, for south central New York and northern Pennsylvania, including Delaware and Sullivan counties. Posted on NY-Alert at 2:43am: An Upper Low... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2011 - 10:39 am
The Federal Emergency Management Agency recently announced that they will be opening a mobile disaster recovery center in Catskill, from Wednesday, September 28 through Friday, September 30. The DRC will be located at the Catskill Community Life Church at... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Sep. 23, 2011 - 11:42 am
To the editor: Here in Delaware County many are trying to understand what happened to us during flood. Tangled attachments to the past are gone, there is much loss and we in the community try to console one another. We spend years building our home... Read more


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