By Julia Reischel on Sunday, May. 15, 2016 - 6:59 pm
Above: Thirteen "American Bikers United Against Jihad" vehicles drive by hundreds of Islamberg supporters in the Delaware County town of Tompkins on Sunday, May 15. Video and photos by Julia Reischel.  A planned motorcycle protest against Islamberg, an... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 - 9:45 pm
Above: "Islamberg: A Muslim Community in the Catskills." A video produced by Jessica Vecchione of Vecc Videography in partnership with the Watershed Post. We take a look at how the small religious community of Islamberg has dealt with threats from people... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 1, 2015 - 3:39 pm
Above: An image of Islamberg children released by Islamberg and The Muslims of America on May 16, 2015.  Islamberg, a rural Muslim community in the Delaware County town of Tompkins, has allowed a reporter from Reuters to visit its usually off-limits... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, May. 18, 2015 - 9:28 pm
Above: Video taken at a press conference held in Binghamton on Monday by the Muslims of America, residents of the Tompkins community of Islamberg. Video shot and edited by Jessica Vecchione of Vecc Videography. From February to April of this year, Robert... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Dec. 13, 2010 - 3:22 pm
Who could have guessed, when the little Delaware County town of Sidney was being painted as a hotbed of bigotry on Comedy Central and MSNBC a couple of months ago, that the town would end up being nationally singled out as an object lesson on how to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 - 8:57 pm
Sidney NY Town Board Meeting - October 14 2010 from VeccVideography on Vimeo. Local filmmaker Jessica Vecchione -- the creative force behind the award-winning documentary Bienvenidos a Fleischmanns -- has produced an extraordinary short documentary on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 30, 2010 - 5:22 pm
Poor little Sidney. One day, it's just like any other town in Delaware County, where people leave their cars unlocked on Main Street and the latest scandal tends to be about some new wood-boiler regulation. Next thing you know, it's on national television... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 29, 2010 - 6:40 am
On Monday, MSNBC's Keith Olbermann anointed Sidney town supervisor Bob McCarthy the day's "Worst Person In The World," for leading a charge to dig up a local Sufi community's tiny cemetery over a nebulous permitting issue. No TV personality can ever... Read more
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