Hurricane Irene

By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 26, 2012 - 9:23 am
Catskills Cycling blogger Mike Wentland and daughter Isabelle pick up bicycles for this Saturday's giveaway from Overlook Mountain Bikes in Woodstock. Photo courtesy of Mike Wentland. Local blogger and bike advocate Mike Wentland can't fix all the damage... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 25, 2012 - 11:13 am
Newly appointed Fleischmanns mayor Todd Pascarella recently wrote an update on the progress of millions of dollars' worth of flood recovery projects in the village, and recent changes in village govenment. Pascarella was appointed earlier this month to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 20, 2012 - 10:47 am
Donated children's shoes at the CARE for New York State warehouse in Cobleskill. Photo from CARE's Facebook page; reproduced by permission. A decade ago, the Guilford Mills textile plant in Cobleskill hummed with the sound of workers making fabric and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 19, 2012 - 1:36 pm
Outside of tabloids like the New York Post -- which once ran the famous headline "Headless body found in topless bar" -- news headlines about crime, especially in small-town papers, are usually pretty boilerplate. But a couple of truly despicable... Read more
By wateradmin on Monday, Apr. 16, 2012 - 12:37 pm
Above: A photo of the Binnekill bulkhead, a topic of discussion at this month's Middletown board meeting. Submitted by Watershed Post reader Thomas Clark. Highlights of Middletown's regular town board meeting on Tuesday, April 10: Middletown goes online... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 13, 2012 - 11:33 pm
Hurricane Irene over the Bahamas on August 25, 2011. Image by NOAA. Hurricane Irene caused so much death and destruction in 2011 that the World Meteorological Organization has retired the name 'Irene' from the rotating list of Atlantic Basin tropical... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2012 - 5:11 pm
Gov. Andrew Cuomo at the Middleburgh Fire Department today, announcing that New York State will cover the local share of flood recovery costs in 25 counties. Photo by David Avitabile of the Schoharie County Times Journal; reproduced by permission. Local... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 11, 2012 - 9:59 am
Gov. Andrew Cuomo will pay a visit to the Schoharie County town of Middleburgh today at 12:30 to make a public announcement about flood recovery in the area. Cuomo will be at the headquarters of the Middleburgh Fire Department, at 127 Railroad Avenue. On... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012 - 10:22 pm
The owners of the Freshtown supermarket in Margaretville, which has been closed since the Irene flooding last summer, publicly announced today that the store would reopen before June 1. They also say that the CVS pharmacy at the site, which was completely... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 10, 2012 - 9:57 am
Two programs that have been helping with the local effort to rebuild and restore the region after the Irene and Lee floods announced application deadlines this week. A $2.5 million program for funding debris removal from streams in the New York City... Read more


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