Greene County

By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 - 9:22 am
Catskill Mountainkeeper recently hired a new regional director for Delaware, Ulster and Greene Counties: Aaron Bennett, an 11-year veteran of the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development. Here's the press release.
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010 - 9:50 am
The Greenville Press seems to have evaporated, along with its publisher Linda Fenoff. All Greenville and New Baltimore residents are hereby invited to send us news items and tips on upcoming events they'd like to see covered. Send them by email (editor@... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 - 10:11 pm
Cairo residents: Beware cheerleaders bearing potpourri. Authorities have arrested a female suspect in connection with the fraudulent sale of flowers and potpourri throughout the Town of Cairo by two women posing as Cairo-Durham high school cheerleaders.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 - 8:06 pm
A testament to the mighty power of blog: Greene County chronicler Dick May appears to have scored a point for open government with a post he wrote a couple of weeks ago. Last month, May wrote in his Seeing Greene blog that Catskill village police were... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010 - 4:44 pm
Seeing Greene blogger Dick May has the latest. Highlights: an upcoming county judge election is looking spicy, a local bank is raking it in, and the town of Catskill is gearing up for another big fiberglass cat festival this summer. Among the catidates... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Feb. 1, 2010 - 10:21 pm
And we're celebrating it. (Maybe you thought there was no black history in the Catskills?) Check out this find from the papers of the Pennsylvania Abolition Society: depositions from an 1822 trial in Catskill, Greene County in which "James Fox a negro" is... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 - 11:56 am
Adventures in the Outdoors reports from a cross-country ski trip from South Lake to Boulder Rock, with photos. The trip out to Boulder Rock from South Lake is probably the 'classic' backcountry cross-country ski trip in the Catskill Mountains. It is not... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 - 10:43 am
The recession has squeezed the 30-year-old gallery from both ends: their building's owners can no longer afford to give them a break on rent, and the state budget crisis has eliminated much of their funding. Stamer said that does not mean she nor her... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010 - 6:39 pm
One word: Whee. For those unfamiliar with Zipline, take warning, it is not for the faint of heart. It consists of two raised platforms connected by a long cable from which hang harnesses that people strap themselves into. Then they fling themselves off... Read more

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