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By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 - 12:44 pm
New York and Pennsylvania state environmental agencies are imposing emergency rules on hunters, after a captive deer in New Oxford, Pennsylvania was found to be infected with chronic wasting disease. Today, the New York State Department of Environmental... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 - 4:46 pm
Canoes line up at the Adventure Race National Championship on the Pepacton Reservoir yesterday morning. Photo by Carol O'Beirne.  For the past two days, the Catskills have played host to a grueling 30-hour trial of physical strength and endurance: the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 10, 2012 - 2:17 pm
Above: Detail of photo by Flickr user Kevin Dooley. Published under Creative Commons license. Are you registered to vote in New York State? If not, you have until Friday, October 12 to make sure you're registered to vote in the general election on... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2012 - 4:50 pm
Watershed Post readers sure have seen a lot of bears. We've featured two posts with reader-submitted bear photos so far this month, and more just keep coming in. Here are the latest. Below, a photo by Brian Albanese, taken by his "stealth cam" on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 2, 2012 - 1:37 pm
Above: A photo of a bear taken by a trail cam in Margaretville. Courtesy of Adam Varsano. Last week, we urged you to send us your bear photos -- and did you ever. Thanks to Adam Varsano, whose furry subject appears to have noticed that his cover has been... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 1, 2012 - 1:51 pm
Photo of Muzzy arrows by Flickr user Justin D. Miller. Published under Creative Commons license. Early October is usually prime time for leaf-peeping in the Catskills. This year, it's time for deer-hunting too, thanks to a rule change by the state... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 28, 2012 - 12:12 pm
Above: A three-bedroom ranch house on 14 acres in Hancock that local realtor Leonard Piorkowski hasn't been able to get a bite for, despite a tempting $107,000 sticker price. Photo from listing on Klimchok Real Estate's website. For some upstate New York... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Monday, Sep. 24, 2012 - 11:03 am
Paul Fero winds up for a throw at the 2012 Rock In River Festival in Franklin, PA on August 24. Photo by Michael Henderson; reproduced by permission. How many times can you skip a rock? Chances are, not as many times as Paul Fero. Fero, an Oliverea... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 18, 2012 - 8:43 pm
High winds are taking out power lines across upstate New York tonight, leaving tens of thousands of people without power. As of this post, Central Hudson is reporting that 29,961 of its upstate New York customers have power outages. NYSEG has 22,056... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 13, 2012 - 12:13 am
Above: Photo by Flickr user Ann Douglas. Published under Creative Commons license. If you're registered to a political party in New York State, you may be eligible to vote in a primary election on Thursday, September 13. Most towns in the Catskills region... Read more


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