By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jun. 4, 2010 - 12:31 am
A sunny moment at Mountain Jam. This weekend in the Catskills, you can ogle a tractor, quaff a locally-brewed beer, prance in a Pride parade, and mob the stage with the masses at the Mountain Jam music festival. Mountain Jam Festival - Friday, June 4... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 3, 2010 - 3:08 pm
Be the coolest kid at next week's Meredith Dairy Fest: buy a vintage Meridale Fire Department patch on eBay right now for five bucks.
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 2, 2010 - 2:00 pm
Last November, the horse barn at the Delaware County fairground was destroyed by fire. Both of the teenagers who pled guilty to arson in the case are under 18 -- usually reason enough to keep a defendant's name out of the newspaper. But Judge Carl Becker... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 1, 2010 - 3:51 pm
Quick, how do you repair the 65 years' worth of decay in the longest tunnel in the world while keeping the billion gallons of water per day it delivers to 9 million thirsty New Yorkers flowing? Answer: With a fancy computer program and a giant plug. Today... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, May. 31, 2010 - 8:13 pm
In honor of the holiday, Bovina historian Ray LaFever looks all the way back to the Civil War: Bovina lost eleven young men in the actual war: Sinclair Burns, Andrew G. Chisholm, Solomon Coulter, Robert Dysert, James C. Elliott, Thomas Elliott, William T... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, May. 29, 2010 - 11:17 am
Summer may not officially be here until June 21, but Memorial Day weekend marks the beginning of the season in the Catskills. In the town of Andes, on Route 28 in Delaware County, three new business ventures are debuting this weekend. We stopped in at... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 28, 2010 - 10:45 am
Featured in the NYT's real estate section this week: A converted church in Stamford, Delaware County, on the market for $168,000. The sellers, an interior designer and a firefighter, spent 12 years of weekends transforming this once dilapidated 1850s... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, May. 27, 2010 - 6:21 pm
John A. Sanzone Sr. allegedly used false mortgage documents to give himself a loan while he ran Catskill Mortgage in Stamford, NY. Via WBGH in Binghamton.
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, May. 26, 2010 - 11:09 pm
It's official: New piglets are cute as hell. Ulla Kjarval of Spring Lake Farm has the photographic proof.
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 26, 2010 - 5:12 pm
It's been rough running a newspaper in the Catskills this week. A flaming power line took out the Daily Star's power for most of last night, causing significant delays to today's paper. The Star was able to report on its inability to report, however:... Read more