By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 2, 2011 - 10:28 am
Above: Video taken by Sullivan County radio producer and anti-drilling activist Sabrina Artel at the DEC's public hearing on gas drilling in Binghamton, November 17, 2011. In what has become a familiar plot point in the unfolding saga of New York State's... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 1, 2011 - 12:08 pm
Photo of Schoharie resident Clinton Manchester, who is living in a FEMA trailer while he rebuilds his house. From the caption: "FEMA is placing these units close to the homes of the hurricane survivors, enabling easy access as they rebuild." Taken by FEMA... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 - 9:14 am
Video: Saugerties resident Ralph Childers speaks against the privatization of Golden Hill, and has his words echoed by members of the crowd, in a "human microphone" technique used by Occupy Wall Street protesters. Fifteen individual members of the public... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 - 4:04 pm
Photo of flood-damaged house taken in Margaretville, September 5, 2011. Taken by Flickr user fixbuffalo and posted to the Watershed Post Flickr pool. This just in from FEMA: The deadlines for filing a Proof of Loss claim through the National Flood... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 - 3:26 pm
Above: The Catskill Mountain Velo Club raising money for a kids' bike fund at the Belleayre Mountain Fall Festival in October. Photo via the Catskills Cycling blog.  Mike Wentland, the brains behind the Catskill Mountain Velo Club, is giving back what... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2011 - 11:01 am
Dear Editor, I am writing to express my support for the strong executive form of government created by the Ulster County Charter. Specifically, I have witnessed a focus on Catskills advertising and a coordinated flood response. As a business owner in... Read more
By wateradmin on Monday, Nov. 28, 2011 - 9:20 am
Window display at the Phoenicia Pharmacy. Photo by Flickr user Lori_NY; published under Creative Commons license. When I think of historic places, I think of roadside markers. I think of heroic conflicts and memorable people long deceased. I think of... Read more
By Dave Channon on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 - 12:51 pm
Above: Michael Davidoff, "November at the Mill." The October show at The Arts Upstairs gallery in Phoenicia ended this past weekend. Here's a portion of Dave Channon's review of the show in his October edition of Art Safari, his monthly column. Channon... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Nov. 18, 2011 - 2:41 pm
The Delaware River Basin Commission, a multi-state and federal agency that governs water use in the Delaware River Basin, has abruptly cancelled a meeting at which commissioners were expected to vote on new gas drilling regulations. A notice posted on the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2011 - 4:59 pm
A decaying bathroom at former Borscht Belt jewel Grossingers. Photo taken in 2008 by Jonathan Haeber; published under Creative Commons license. Dean Gitter, the developer whose Crossroads Ventures has spent over a decade trying to build a luxury resort on... Read more


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