By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, May. 12, 2010 - 4:23 pm
Social-media maven (and Kingston Neighborhood Watcher) Claudia D'Arcy was a little steamed that an Ulster County conference on promoting local business via social media didn't bother to hire a local: Now, this has absolutely nothing personal against Brian... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 7, 2010 - 8:29 pm
The Catskill Watershed Corporation just launched a new website that will, according to their press release, "promote the Catskill region as a place to visit, relocate and do business," "provide a "geographic, demographic and cultural overview of the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 - 10:59 pm
Welcome to the hall of mirrors that is the Internet. The Daily Freeman recently wrote a story about Martha Frankel's new book, Brazilian Sexy. Frankel posted the Freeman clip on Facebook, along with a quip about being naked in her hometown paper. Some... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 22, 2010 - 9:27 am
Comments aren't gone, the Daily Star tells us -- the paper has just switched to Disqus for its comment system. Old comments are gone, alas. But their new system is one many newspapers and blogs are using,'s got some good features for commenters,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2010 - 3:48 pm
In a bold move that can best be described as the Vatican II of copyediting, the AP announced recently that the proper spelling for one of those Internet gizmoids the kids are all up on shall henceforth be "website," not "Web site." Journalists, take note.
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 21, 2010 - 10:16 am
The Oneonta Daily Star unveiled its new website last night, as part of a company-wide push by its corporate parent, Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. Webmaster Jason Whitney claims it's not that different now... Whitney said the changes to the site will... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, Mar. 27, 2010 - 11:42 pm
Google is going to be testing out Google Fiber, an experimental super-extra-fast broadband network, in a few places in the U.S. soon. They've invited communities to make their pitch for why Google should pick them. Kingston Digital Corridor (and Ulster... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Mar. 24, 2010 - 4:36 pm
If you're in Kingston, and your barroom pickup lines usually involve something about the width of your backside cache, you might want to head down to Keegan Ales at 5:30. The Kingston Digital Corridor is whooping it up beer/geek style in what's becoming a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 12, 2010 - 11:39 am
When he isn't running for public office, Justin Holmes, who became locally famous (or notorious) for battling his alma mater SUNY New Paltz a couple of years ago, is saving the world from behind the counter of a new New Paltz coffeeshop. Called /root (... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 - 5:26 pm
Never mind dancing hamsters. This is what the internet was made for. Mt. Tremper writer Tony Fletcher, whose jazz-to-punk history of the New York music scene, All Hopped Up And Ready To Go, came out last year, has teamed up with on an online... Read more


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