Jefferson Heights

By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 5, 2011 - 10:32 am
Joseph M. Platt Update, 11:20am: The Daily Freeman reports that Platt was found around 10am this morning. Police are searching for 71-year-old Athens resident Joseph M. Platt, last seen in the area of Greenlake Road on Monday, October 3. A release from... 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
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 Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 29, 2011 - 9:08 am
Posted on NY-Alert at 4:45am: The National Weather Service In Albany Has Issued A * Flash Flood Warning For... Greene County In East Central New York... This Includes The City Of Hunter... Central Ulster County In East Central New York... This Includes... 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 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


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