By Andrea Girolamo on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2012 - 3:23 pm
Local author Shannon Hayes has just published her fourth book on the topic of sustainable eating, Long Way on a Little. Hayes, who holds a Ph.D. in sustainable agriculture and community development from Cornell University, works with her family raising... Read more
By David J. Krajicek on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012 - 5:33 pm
By Andrew Wyrich on Monday, Jul. 16, 2012 - 12:35 pm
Above: 22-year-old Zan Strumfeld browses through some of the many used books available at this year’s Elting Memorial Library Fair. Photo by Andrew Wyrich. Bookworms from across the Catskills crawled throughout New Paltz last weekend for the 56th annual... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Mar. 22, 2012 - 12:42 pm
A close neighbor died very recently. That is a simple, but profoundly sad, statement of fact. Those few words are difficult to write when they concern someone you knew, cared about and greatly respected. Elizabeth and Patrick Kern penned something... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 8, 2011 - 2:13 pm
Astute WP reader Laurie McIntosh alerted us to a fun fact today: In the past week, National Public Radio has been crawling with Catskillians. Case in point: David Krajicek, front man of Blues Maneuver, a Catskills band that features a horn section to die... Read more
By Matthew Perry on Friday, May. 27, 2011 - 1:25 pm
Hobart, a "book village" that has been long established as the Delaware County hub for bibliophiles, is celebrating Memorial Day with a village-wide book sale and the grand opening of a new bookstore on Main Street. Tomorrow, the brand-new Mysteries... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 11, 2011 - 3:53 pm
Proof that it really is "two rocks for every dirt." Photo of workers digging up rocks on the Taylor farm in Stamford, circa 1950. The Delaware County New York Geneaology and History website has just re-published, free of charge, the entire text of "These... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2011 - 4:34 pm
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 - 9:55 am
Big win for little Kingston publisher McPherson & Co. last night: Their latest novel, a tale of horse-racing in backwoods Virginia by author Jaimy Gordon, just won the National Book Award for fiction. It's the literary equivalent of the Academy Awards... Read more


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