economic development

By Timothy Knight on Thursday, Jun. 16, 2016 - 4:53 pm
Above: Director Tansy Michaud and cinematographer Adam Carboni shoot “Enjoy Your Intermission," a film about the Hi-Way Drive-In Theatre in the Greene County town of Coxsackie, in 2014. Photo by Philip Doueihi. Officials have spent years trying to build... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Monday, Jan. 25, 2016 - 8:07 pm
Above: Tom Joyce of Andes in Delaware County, Lisa Lyons of Livingston Manor in Sullivan County and Robert Eggleton of the town of Rockland in Sullivan County talk about a map of the Catskills at a Jan. 23 forum about tourism and economic development in... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015 - 6:32 am
Above: Leigh Melander, owner of a lodge in Fleischmanns, argued against a proposed bed tax during a public hearing on Oct. 28. Photo by Robert Cairns. After a run-up of weeks and a public hearing held on Wednesday, Oct. 28, the Delaware County Board of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014 - 1:02 pm
Former congressional hopeful Sean Eldridge has drawn the ire of the Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) with his comments about economic development in the New York City watershed. Eldridge, a Democrat, lost the race for New York State's 19th... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 24, 2014 - 3:49 pm
A highway runs through it: Route 30, Roxbury's Main Street, on a chilly January afternoon. Photo by Greg Henderson.  In the rural Catskills, "economic development" often doesn't mean big-ticket projects. For the MARK Project, a nonprofit based in the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012 - 2:20 pm
Above: MARK Project director Peg Ellsworth, who serves on the Southern Tier Regional Economic Council, presents Gov. Andrew Cuomo with a gift basket of Delaware County goodies during the Governor's visit to the Southern Tier on Wednesday. Photo courtesy... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jan. 20, 2012 - 10:54 am
Above: Helen Mitchell standing with Glen and Rachel Gaetano, the brand new owners of Barlow's, a general store that has been operating continuously in Treadwell for 171 years. Photo by Cheryl Petersen. Cheryl Petersen, a reporter who writes for the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 13, 2011 - 9:59 am
Above: A graph from yesterday's IDA report showing IDA tax breaks and job growth and loss by county. Greene County, in dark green, is picked out for having job loss despite giving out large IDA tax breaks. New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 11, 2011 - 8:50 am
Constructing the resurrected Blackthorne. Photo via the Blackthorne Resort website. The Blackthorne Resort in East Durham, which was destroyed in a fire during a motorcycle rally last fall, has risen from the ashes. The resort is hosting a grand re-... Read more


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