By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2011 - 12:25 pm
Today's the day for village elections, and while many races across the Catskills have candidates for various village boards and mayors who are running unopposed, there are a few real contests out there. Here's a list of the heated challenges: Sullivan... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 9, 2011 - 9:33 pm
Robert Cairns at the Walton Reporter published a story on Facebook today about the outlook for Thursday's flooding in Delaware County. In short, it's looking bad.  Cairns reports that Delaware County Emergency Services Coordinator Richard Bell is... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Mar. 6, 2011 - 12:35 pm
Thanks to the combination of rain and snowmelt that's expected to last all day today, the National Weather Service has issued a flood watch throughout the Catskills for today and tomorrow. But in Walton, the flooding has already started, according to a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011 - 12:34 pm
This just in from the Delaware County Sheriff's Office: A man driving a black pickup truck made off with two ATVs sitting near Rte. 10 in Walton on Saturday night. There is a reward for whoever returns them. Helpfully, both ATVs are bright yellow. For the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 - 2:25 pm
Frankly, we're a little jealous of the Walton Reporter's new sign, created for them by culinary students from SUNY Delhi. Pretty cool, huh? (Ba-dum bump!) The second annual Winter Festival in Walton last Saturday was by all accounts a smashing success,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 - 10:55 am
In the Daily Star today: Reporter Patricia Breakey pounds the pavement for details on Mike Allen, the 31-year-old Walton man accused of burning down the First Baptist Church on Tuesday morning. Friends and neighbors paint a sad picture of mental illness... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jan. 12, 2011 - 4:40 pm
Above: Footage from Rally New York 2009. A couple of Walton town board members are still against it, but it looks like Rally New York will zoom through Walton roads again this year. From the Daily Star: Walton Supervisor Bruce Dolph and council members... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 - 2:34 pm
Above: WBNG footage of the scene at the First Baptist Church in Walton, destroyed by fire early this morning. This just in from the Walton Police Department:   At approximately 3:25am, 911 received a call reporting a fire at the Baptist Church on the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Dec. 24, 2010 - 10:07 am
We here at Watershed Post HQ will be taking today and the weekend off to celebrate the holidays. If there's any big news, however, we'll be on it -- let us know about stories we need to cover over the Christmas weekend by commenting on this post or... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2010 - 6:24 pm
The usual flooding suspects are at it again today as four inches of rain has pummeled the Catskills. Phoenicia is flooded and the town of Shandaken has declared a state of emergency, and the West Branch of the Delaware is expected to flood tonight in... Read more


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