By Matthew Perry on Friday, May. 27, 2011 - 12:59 pm
Leave your power boat at home, and never mind Triple Crown horse racing.  In Tannersville this Saturday, a flotilla of rubber ducks, 500 strong, will jockey for position in the Rubber Duck Race on Gooseberry Creek, until the best of the best crosses the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Apr. 29, 2011 - 2:21 pm
The view at last year's TAP festival. Photo by Flickr user Caitlin Regan. Tomorrow and Sunday, over 40 breweries and hordes of beer-lovers will descend on Hunter Mountain for the annual TAP New York Craft Beer festival. If you love beer, especially beer... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 16, 2011 - 3:53 pm
Election day in Fleischmanns. Photo contributed by Ben Fenton. The results are in from most of the region's village elections. Here's a roundup: In Fleischmanns, the newly-reelected (and unopposed) village trustee Ben Fenton emailed us yesterday about... Read more
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 Saturday, Feb. 12, 2011 - 1:49 pm
Ice climbing is not for the faint-of-heart. Just being outdoors on your average winter Catskills day can be bad enough, let alone outdoors hanging by your fingernails from the underside of a cliff 85 feet up. But lots of people around here love the sport... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jan. 31, 2011 - 11:50 am
The Catskills Center for Conservation and Development is looking for an artist to host in a rustic cabin in the middle of the Platte Clove Nature Preserve in Hunter this summer. Perks of the center's artist-in-residence program include a telephone, a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 - 11:47 am
Hunter Mountain has posted a pretty incredible mini-movie of snowboarders enjoying the 10 inches of beautiful snow it got this week. Makes you want to get outside this weekend, doesn't it? 
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 - 2:39 pm
Hunter is mourning the loss of local poet and humorist Dennis Lucas Jr., son of the town's current supervisor, who died last Monday at the age of 42. WGXC's Paul Smart has a tribute, which hints at a battle with substance abuse: “He was a talented guy but... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010 - 11:53 am
The Daily Freeman's Jay Braman broke the news today that Belleayre Ski Center is going to see some nasty job cuts: Belleayre Mountain Superintendent Tony Lanza delivered bad news today to ski center employees. Lanza said he told staff members that top... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2010 - 11:23 am
It's been an odd week for Greene County officeholders and officeholder wannabes. Last Thursday, the code enforcement officer for the town of Coxsackie was arrested for moonlighting on town matters while on duty at his second job at the Coxsackie... Read more


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