Rob Stanley

By J.N. Urbanski on Friday, Mar. 18, 2016 - 10:49 am
Above: Kham and Jamie Nguyen putting siding on their new Mount Tremper farmstand, which is scheduled to open in April. Photo by J.N. Urbanski.  A new roadside farmstand is slated to open in the Ulster County town of Shandaken this spring, next door to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 6, 2013 - 4:09 pm
Above: A photo of Hanover Farms taken in March of 2012, during the construction of an illegal addition that triggered a legal battle between the farmstand and the town of Shandaken. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. In a fierce legal battle between the town of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 4:00 pm
Throughout the weekend, the New York City Department of Environmental Protection has been making emergency releases from three of its upstate reservoirs -- the Schoharie, the Ashokan and the Neversink -- in an effort to create voids that can absorb some... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 3:14 pm
The Town of Shandaken has declared a state of emergency due to the threat of Hurricane Sandy, effective at noon on Sunday. Town supervisor Rob Stanley told the Watershed Post that a formal emergency declaration would allow the town to prepare more rapidly... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Thursday, Aug. 2, 2012 - 5:11 pm
A six-year tax battle between Shandaken and its largest landowners may have ended on July 20 when a jury ruled in favor of the town. However, despite their latest defeat, the landowners have not thrown in the towel just yet. The group of landowners is... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 15, 2012 - 5:57 pm
Facing a looming August 6 deadline to form a sewer district in Phoenicia, uncertainty about the scope of the proposed sewer plant, and public outcry against the project, the Shandaken town board has opted to ask New York City for an extension on the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 27, 2012 - 11:32 pm
Several Watershed Post readers wrote today to tell us that they've been getting urgent emails from someone purporting to be Shandaken town supervisor Rob Stanley. We've gotten a few ourselves. The good news: Stanley isn't stranded in the Philippines and... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Thursday, Mar. 29, 2012 - 5:04 pm
Stop-work order attached to the work site at Hanover Farms on Route 28, taped on top of the original building permit. Construction work continues unabated at the site. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. A Route 28 farmstand in Shandaken that has been embroiled in... Read more
By Rusty Mae Moore on Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 - 12:14 pm
Cobblestone Motel owner Kimberly Wendt with a wrecked fuel oil tank, which was lifted by floodwaters and wedged between two walls of the motel. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore.  After 62 years in operation, the Cobblestone Motel in Phoenicia closed down during... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 6, 2011 - 10:48 am
Chuck Schumer was in Shandaken yesterday to see the damage caused by the floodwaters of Hurricane Irene, according to the Daily Freeman: The visit was conducted with Federal Emergency Management Agency Regional Administrator Lynn Canton, with Shandaken... Read more


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