By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010 - 11:38 am
The National Weather Service just issued a Tornado Watch for most of eastern New York, including the Catskills region: Tornado Watch issued September 28 at 9:57AM CDT expiring September 28 at 5:00PM CDT by NWS Storm Prediction Center Activation Time: 09/... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 28, 2010 - 8:46 am
It must be election season, because the earmarks are pouring in to the Catskills and the Hudson Valley Region. Yesterday, US Representative Maurice Hinchey announced that he got $205,000 from House Appropriations Subcommittee on Financial Services for... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 23, 2010 - 12:16 pm
On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration announced that it would give the Sullivan County Industrial Development Agency $800,000 in funds to build a slaughterhouse in Liberty, according to the Times Herald-Record and... Read more
By wateradmin on Monday, Sep. 6, 2010 - 11:54 pm
Barry Thompson, a Boston-based music writer, has been filing dispatches from the music festival All Tomorrow's Parties throughout the weekend. Above, the band whose name the New York Times refuses to print plays "Twice Born." (Warning: We printed it, and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Aug. 31, 2010 - 4:10 pm
As if leaving bags of blood-soaked bandages around the cemetery for animals to gnaw on wasn't bad enough. The Mayer Berger saga continues: Berger drove to the cemetery in a vehicle bearing custom license plates "NY OCME." Berger said it stood for "New... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Aug. 29, 2010 - 10:46 pm
Last we heard, Liberty's free-movies-in-the-park series had been shut down because nobody bothered to get a license from the film-rights company. Then some good Samaritans chipped in to buy the movie rights so it could go on. Now, it seems, some... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 - 10:34 am
Mid-Hudson News and the Times Herald-Record are reporting that the DEC and the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office are investigating the supervisor of a Sullivan County cemetery about bags of blood-soaked linens and bandages which were found aboveground. Mid... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 23, 2010 - 7:49 am
Fear of fracking is everywhere, and it's starting to affect the whims of potential real estate buyers in Sullivan County, writes David Knudsen of the Sullivan County Real Estate blog. Yesterday, he recounted a conversation he had with a friend and... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 20, 2010 - 10:55 am
The Times-Herald Record has the tragic story of Betzalel Levin, a camp counselor from Brooklyn who drowned in White Lake yesterday within feet of a life preserver and a boatload of campers. It's unclear why Levin, who dove off a rented boat in order to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 - 1:37 pm
The Liberty Indy reports that outdoor movies in Lapolt Park -- cancelled hastily last month, when the organizers were informed that one has to pay to host public movie performances -- are back.  After a hiatus caused by licensing issues, MOVIES IN THE... Read more


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