By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 18, 2011 - 11:34 am
Sweet Sue's pancakes in happier days. Photo by Flickr user millhouseloves; reproduced with permission. Sweet Sue's owner Suzanne Taylor says it will be a long time before her famous pancakes are back on the menu. Last Friday, the Ulster County Department... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2011 - 4:53 pm
Above: Bocce, a 9-month-old German Shepherd, surveys the high water on Route 299 in New Paltz last week. Photo by Laura Cerrone. On Friday morning, the Watershed Post team visited a journalism class taught by Times Herald-Record reporter Adam Bosch at... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 14, 2011 - 1:49 pm
When it rains in Wawarsing, it pours -- from both above and below, thanks to the leaky Delaware Aqueduct, which has been flooding the basements of a few dozen local houses with depressing regularity for years. During the most recent floods last week, when... Read more
By wateradmin on Sunday, Mar. 13, 2011 - 11:53 am
"Potshots," by Bovina artist Gary Mayer, runs every Sunday. You can see Gary's collected Sunday cartoons by clicking here. (To see the cartoon in more detail, click the image.) Mayer is an artist who's lived in Bovina for the past seven years. Originally... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Mar. 12, 2011 - 10:19 am
Adam Bosch at the Times Herald-Record reports that the pleas of Wawarsing residents about their perennially flooded basements were finally heard by New York City Department of Environmental Protection authorities yesterday when top DEP officials showed up... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 11, 2011 - 3:46 pm
Posted on the Sullivan County website this morning: County Manager David Fanslau issued the following statement: “As of 8:00 AM there are some County Roads that are flooded, some with shoulder damage from water runoff, and some with mud slides.  The... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 11, 2011 - 2:01 pm
Sandbags outside Ricciardella's Restaurant this morning in Phoenicia. Photo by Aaron Bennett. After the dire warnings of the past two days, the flooding isn't as bad as expected. Ulster County Emergency Communications Director Arthur Snyder emailed at 12:... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 11, 2011 - 8:23 am
Sidney supervisor Bob McCarthy has declared a state of emergency in the area of the Fowler Finch Dam. Here's the press release we received from Delaware County around 7am: Town of Sidney Supervisor Robert McCarthy has declared a State of Emergency... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 11, 2011 - 6:13 am
According to a 5am email from Ulster County Emergency Communications Management Director Arthur Snyder, the town of Shandaken has declared a state of emergency, and there have been several rescues on Rte. 209. Here's the email in full, which includes a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011 - 5:18 pm
Within the last hour, we received press releases from emergency coordinators about flooding predictions for tonight and tomorrow. Here's the Delaware County press release: The Delaware County Emergency Operations Center was opened at 1300 hours today in... Read more


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