Schoharie County

By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, May. 11, 2010 - 5:05 pm
It has to take a particular kind of crazy to get yourself chased by the police, have your truck flip over, and then land on your wheels and keep going. And on Rte. 10 in the town of Summit, which, as its name implies, is on the top of a mountain. Elijah... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 29, 2010 - 2:46 pm
Fifty grand from the Watershed Agricultural Council (via its Pure Catskills program) and the NYC Department of Environmental Protection is going to 15 local businesses to fund things like local soup at Good Cheap Food in Delhi and livestock processing at... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Apr. 28, 2010 - 10:58 am
The Times-Journal, a weekly based in Cobleskill that covers Schoharie County, has had some trepidations about Facebook: Usually, we like to think we know what we’re doing at the Times-Journal. And almost never, with the exception of editorials and columns... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 - 2:05 pm
Photo of a Delaware County sunset by Catskill05, via Flick. / CC BY-ND 2.0 Ah, Earth Day, one of the most nebulous holidays of the year. Celebrations and commemorations are underway, and it seems like pretty much... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2010 - 11:14 am
Say you're in the area of Oneida, Madison, Otsego, Broome, Chenango, Montgomery and Schoharie counties. You're having a tough time getting tourists excited about visiting. "Leatherstocking Region" just isn't bringing in the crowds like it used to. What do... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Mar. 26, 2010 - 11:44 am
Conservationist Dennis Schvejda, who lives in the New York City watershed area, says that he just got a letter from the Catskill Watershed Corporation offering to pump out his septic tank, conduct a dye test on it, and replace any of its broken parts. For... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Mar. 25, 2010 - 9:46 pm
The Watershed Post interviews George and Duane LaFever, Catskill maple syrup producers. It's the peak of New York's annual maple festival, and local tappers are saying the maple syrup yield in the Catskills is worse than it's ever been. An evaporatorSugar... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2010 - 4:35 pm
Gilboa resident James E. Papas was arrested last week on charges that he intentionally set fire to his trailer and claimed he'd been blasted out of the window by an exploding furnace. A press release from the New York State Insurance Department: Papas... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 - 11:29 am
The former owner of a shuttered Gilboa resort is suing the site's new owners, accusing them of fraud, stealing his golf cart, hot-wiring his tractor, and letting animals trample his lawn. In 2006, Jerome J. Gauthier sold the site of the former Golden... Read more


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