Delaware County

By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 - 8:54 pm
Delaware County Board of Supervisors chairman Jim Eisel submitted a grievance today to the Watershed Protection and Partnership Council. **Update: It has come to our attention that the letter below is a draft. ***Update 2: The county has sent it to the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 7:44 pm
Un-Natural Gas reports that Calvin Tillman, mayor of DISH, Texas, is visiting Delaware County later this month to talk about the problems his town has had with natural gas drilling. DISH  hosts eleven massive natural gas compressors, four metering... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 - 2:18 pm
Flanked by local officials at the offices of the Catskill Watershed Corporation, State Senator John Bonacic and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch call on Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to fire watershed inspector general Philip Bein. (Left to right: Hamden... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 29, 2010 - 12:42 am
At an emergency meeting yesterday, watershed leaders scrambled to respond to a surprise attack by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo on local hospitals that have been disposing of drugs by flushing them down sinks and toilets. “I feel the action was... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jan. 28, 2010 - 5:36 pm
Want to be a farmer? Farm Catskills, a Delhi nonprofit that helps farmers find ways to sustain careers in agriculture, wants you to apply to its "Growing New Farmers" program. They've put out a call for "new or aspiring farmers," according to the The... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2010 - 9:42 am
Ulla Kjarval of Meredith's Spring Lake Farm thinks farmers should be connecting with eaters online. She's selling a whole steer on Twitter.
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 25, 2010 - 10:17 am
[img_assist|nid=16156|title=|desc=|link=url|url=|align=left|width=213|height=320]Delhi soapmakers (Soapmasters? Soapeteers? Sudscraftisans?) Chicken Hill Farm Handmade Soap report... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 - 10:54 pm
It may be the middle of a Catskills winter, but the weather was nice enough for diehard local cyclist Michael Wentland and a buddy to hit the road from Bovina to Andes and back today. I pulled up to Pete's place with a good smile, a nice chilled sweat on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 - 9:39 am
Ulla Kjarval, whose family runs Meredith's Spring Lake Farm, has a great editorial on the Civil Eats blog today. The topic: a proposed 72,000-cow CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation) in New York State that if built, she writes, would be the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010 - 1:44 pm
Drugs flushed down the toilet and ending up in drinking water is a growing problem nationwide. This week, New York Attorney General (and rumored gubernatorial hopeful) Andrew Cuomo went after five hospitals and nursing homes within the New York City... Read more


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