By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 21, 2010 - 6:07 pm
Flickr user mountaintrekker2001 came across this handsome eastern newt (Notophthalmus viridescens) on a recent hike in the Mohonk Preserve. Within a few years, if it's lucky enough to survive, this bright juvenile -- called a "red eft" -- will find a nice... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jun. 25, 2010 - 2:09 pm
In the town of Shawangunk, you can't have a farm on less than ten acres, according to the town's zoning law. That means that Linda Borghi, who wants to do intensive biodynamic farming on her 2.7 acre plot on Saxton Rd., is out of luck, according to the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 3, 2010 - 12:14 pm
But if you're a business in Plattekill or Wallkill, you don't have the option of canceling your service, because Verizon is the only provider in town.  From the Times Herald-Record: K&J's owner, Joshua Filangeri, had already been hit hard by the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, May. 8, 2010 - 1:47 pm
The Iroquois Gas Transmission System's planned natural gas pipeline through the Hudson Valley will go through Ulster County, the Freeman reports. The natural gas pipeline — which needs approval from, among others, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission... Read more


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