By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Feb. 25, 2010 - 11:33 am
In case anyone is tempted to pull up to Dutchman's Landing in Catskill: Don't. Photo by Flickr user Tracey Van Dyke.
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 - 8:36 pm
Capital Region enviroblogger, truck driver and all-around mountain man Andy Arthur climbed Hunter Mountain yesterday--and came back down with some marvelous photos. Above: The Hunter fire tower looking like something out of an Ingmar Bergman film.
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010 - 2:23 pm
Oklahoma investor Joey Abbo, who failed in his bid to buy the ailing Friar Tuck Inn in Catskill last year, says he's still interested in buying, if he has time to put the financing together. From the Times Union: Abbo says he had been working with several... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 - 9:00 pm
Hungry young entrepreneur shares a ski lift with multi-million-dollar venture capitalist; gets a few minutes suspended in air to make a pitch for funding. It sounds like a movie plot. But it's a networking event at Hunter Mountain next month: Peak Pitch... Read more
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
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