By Keady Sullivan on Monday, Mar. 23, 2015 - 11:12 am
After a brutal winter in the Catskills, college students are holding their breath, hoping for no more snow days. College classes at SUNY Cobleskill, SUNY Delhi, SUNY New Paltz, SUNY Oneonta, SUNY Sullivan and SUNY Ulster have all experienced weather-... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Mar. 19, 2015 - 5:25 pm
New York state produces almost a fifth of the nation’s maple syrup, and much of that comes from the Catskills. The mountains are home to many sugarhouses, from large operations with state-of-the-art evaporators that use reverse osmosis to little shacks... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 18, 2015 - 11:06 am
Photo by Flickr user Vox Efx.  Today, Wednesday, March 18, is Election Day for most New York villages. Village elections in many Catskills villages are sleepy, uncontested affairs, but a few are real contests with full slates of candidates from multiple... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Tuesday, Mar. 17, 2015 - 1:24 pm
Above: Delhi's St. Patrick's Day parade. Photo via the parade's organizers.  It’s a gray and drizzly St. Patrick’s Day, but that doesn’t mean you can’t celebrate. Festivities celebrating the Irish continue all this week in the Catskills.  A few St. Pat’s... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 16, 2015 - 12:49 pm
With spring just around the corner, it's time once more for our annual Catskills Outdoor Guide -- a glossy, full-color magazine showcasing the best of what the Catskills great outdoors has to offer.  Once again, the 2015 Catskills Outdoor Guide will... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Mar. 12, 2015 - 4:27 pm
Above: A shamrock on the slopes at Plattekill Mountain.  Why do so many turn part Irish in the season of St. Patrick? Perhaps because there is something primal about celebrating the end of winter by slathering swathes of green everywhere. Perhaps because... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 11, 2015 - 1:46 pm
Above: New Environmental Police Officers being sworn in to their jobs patrolling New York City’s upstate watershed, which spans a 2,000-square-mile area, much of it in the Catskills. Photo via the New York City Department of Environmental Protection’s... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Mar. 9, 2015 - 4:02 pm
Above: A bag of heroin. Photo from a series of photographs shot by WBEZ Chicago Public Radio documenting heroin use.   Heroin addiction is sweeping through the Catskills, taking lives with it. (Here at the Watershed Post, we write more crime stories about... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Mar. 2, 2015 - 5:05 pm
Above: New York State Broadband Program director David Salway, left, talks with Greg Henderson, middle, the owner of the Roxbury Motel, and Angela Liotta, right, the state's Broadband Outreach Director, on Wednesday, Feb. 25. Photo by Julia Reischel.  In... Read more
By Pure Catskills on Monday, Mar. 2, 2015 - 3:33 pm
Join by March 27 to be featured in the 2015- 2016 Pure Catskills Guide. Simply send a $35 payment by mail today: Make checks payable to “WAC” and mail to Watershed Agricultural Council, Attn: Pure Catskills, 44 West Street, Walton, NY 13856 OR pay online... Read more


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