Mount Tremper

By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Sep. 1, 2011 - 11:25 pm
Our Shandaken correspondent, Tom Rinaldo, did a tour of the damage in Shandaken caused by Hurricane Irene this week. This is his report, with additional reporting by Julia Reischel, Aaron Bennet, and Carol Seitz. Above: Woodland Valley Bridge during Irene... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2011 - 2:09 am
A raft rescue on Rte. 212 in Mount Tremper on Sunday morning, August 28, 2011. Photo taken by Jan Ryan and Ann Davies: Mount Tremper Arts posted on its Facebook page on Tuesday that everyone at its organization is safe. Below, a YouTube video with lots... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 - 3:24 pm
Members of Young Jean Lee's Theater Company in "UNTITLED FEMINIST MULTIMEDIA TECHNOLOGY SHOW." Photo by Blaine Davis. What do you expect from an edgy Brooklyn playwright who has gotten rave reviews for a play about black-white race relations, scathing... Read more
By wateradmin on Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011 - 12:13 pm
That’s a question I asked myself nine years ago when I first moved to Shandaken. Back then, I foolishly assumed that a giant mother company named Trailways owned all the Trailways buses nationwide. As we all know, assumptions can get you in trouble. That... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 - 11:41 am
11:40am update: The flooding on Route 212 has been cleared, according to NY-Alert and Tony Fletcher, who tweeted us the good news.
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 15, 2011 - 10:26 am
11:15am: Update from Kathleen Nolan, via Facebook: When I drove by just before 9 am, the center Triangle formed by the intersection of Country Route 40 (Old Plank Road) and Route 212 was flooded -- I think that's the intersection you mean. A crew of... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Jul. 21, 2011 - 11:33 am
At a recent meeting of the Phoenicia Rotary Club, local resident Jerry Bender of Mt. Tremper, New York was honored. With friends and family looking on, Ken Jacobs, president of the Phoenicia Rotary Club, expounded on all the great things Jerry does for... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 7, 2011 - 9:06 am
There's something about Shandaken and A-list performing arts talent -- the town is home not only to the Phoenicia Festival of the Voice, but also the Mount Tremper Arts Festival, a magnet for expert dancers from New York City who come up to perform for a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 23, 2011 - 3:12 pm
Photo: Aerial view of Hanover Farms, taken from the Ulster County GIS web map. Town zoning code says farmstands in residentially-zoned areas can take up no more than 100 square feet. A special meeting of the Shandaken Town Board to discuss re-zoning a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, May. 7, 2011 - 12:36 pm
Photo from the family collection of Doc Searls, of his aunt Ethel Searls in the shadow of the Tremper Mountain Fire Tower. Reproduced by permission. While poking around on Flickr, we recently discovered a wonderful little cache of photos from a bygone era... Read more


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