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By Rich Muellerleile on Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012 - 3:20 pm
Above: A map showing the categorical outlook for today's predicted storms. Source: NOAA.   Welcome to summer weather, folks! As a countless number of sources are screaming for you to stay indoors and batten down the hatches this afternoon and evening, we... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 26, 2012 - 11:25 am
Much of New York State is under special weather warnings for this afternoon and evening, with forecasters predicting severe thunderstorms, high wind, large hail, and possibly even tornadoes. The National Weather Service warns of the threat of severe... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jul. 23, 2012 - 10:59 am
It's a first -- the Watershed Post is partnering with the Central Catskills Chamber of Commerce to produce a print (yes, print!) and online guide to the Catskills outdoors, just in time for the Central Catskills Great Outdoors Experience Festival on... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Tuesday, Jul. 17, 2012 - 10:06 am
Above: Early morning fishing at the Ashokan Reservoir in the Catskills. Photo submitted to our Flickr Pool by Timothy E. Cox. We've been getting a lot of great photos in our Flickr group pool lately. Below, please enjoy some gorgeous shots of local... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 16, 2012 - 10:00 am
A little rain over the weekend was welcome, after a summer that's been unusually dry so far. But upstate New York is still pretty parched, raising the risk of wildfires, causing normally gushing streams to run at a trickle, and threatening drinking water... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 12, 2012 - 9:56 am
Above: A screenshot from the website of the Catskill Park Resource Foundation, which is seeking to mount a $5 million campaign to rebrand the Catskills region. The CPRF is currently running a contest seeking Catskills slogans; the winner will receive $1,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 3, 2012 - 5:20 pm
Above: Photo of cut log by Flickr user EasyPickle. Published under Creative Commons license. This afternoon, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced that they are loosening the regulations that govern transportation of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 28, 2012 - 12:01 pm
This morning, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled 5-4 in favor of letting most provisions of the healthcare reform law stand. (The ruling did strike down a provision that imposed federal penalties on states if they refuse to expand their Medicaid... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2012 - 11:53 pm
With most districts reporting, the Associated Press called the Democratic primary in New York's 19th Congressional District in favor of attorney Julian Schreibman, shortly after 11pm. Schreibman, a first-time candidate, defeated Dutchess County legislator... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 26, 2012 - 10:24 am
Joel Tyner (left) and Julian Schreibman, candidates seeking to run on the Democratic ticket for New York State's 19th Congressional District this year. Voters, don't forget to go to the polls: New York State holds its statewide primaries today. Here in... Read more


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