By Jason Dole on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 - 9:26 pm
Above: Betty Knack lights a candle and tries to stay warm in the hamlet of Callicoon on October 31. Photos by Jason Dole. As another post-Sandy night descended on Sullivan County, thousands were still without power. The Town of Fremont, in the northwest... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012 - 11:53 am
Here's a list of dry ice locations in the Catskills today, compiled from Central Hudson's dry ice page, NYSEG's dry ice page, town websites, and our calls to several locations. Call if you can before you drive to make sure dry ice is there. We've provided... Read more
By Adam Bosch on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 5:30 pm
Sullivan County Manager David Fanslau is urging residents to stay off the roads as fallen trees and electric wires become more of a widespread problem. “We don't have any road closures, but basically we're trying to get people off the roads,” Fanslau told... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 8:24 pm
Tonight, President Obama granted New York State's request for a federal emergency declaration. The declaration will release federal resources in advance of Hurricane Sandy's arrival in the Catskills on Monday, and allow the Federal Emergency Management... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 7:25 pm
In an email sent this afternoon, Ulster County Emergency Services Director Arthur Snyder wrote that Ulster County is now under a "high wind warning," partially because the storm winds will be coming from the east, an unusual direction. That will "stress... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 12:31 pm
Last night, the New York Office of Emergency Management, along with the National Weather Service offices in Albany and Binghamton, issued a high wind warning and a flood watch for the next 48 hours for all five counties in the Catskills region. Arthur R.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 12:15 pm
Barbara Gref, who owns the hydroelectric dam on Lake Jefferson that provides power to WJFF Radio, informs us that the water level in the lake will be lowered today, at the request of the town of Callicoon: In advance of the storm, the Town of Callicoon in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 12:09 pm
Governor Andrew Cuomo just announced that he has mobilized 1,175 members of the National Guard to stand by at posts across the state to prepare for Hurricane Sandy. For the Catskills region, the deployment includes 200 soliders who will go on duty at... Read more


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