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By wateradmin on Friday, Dec. 9, 2011 - 12:30 am
Elly Wininger and Dorothy Greenberg during an installment of "Your Mother Should Know," Catskill Cabaradio's live advice Q&A with the world's wisest mother. Photo via the Cabaradio website. Four times a year, we are lucky enough to have a Cabaradio... Read more
By Rich Muellerleile on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 - 4:02 pm
If it's zero degrees outside today and it's supposed to be twice as cold tomorrow, how cold is it going to be? As we start to experience the chills of a Catskills winter, questions like that (except maybe a little less tongue in cheek) become more and... Read more
By Dave Channon on Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 - 12:51 pm
Above: Michael Davidoff, "November at the Mill." The October show at The Arts Upstairs gallery in Phoenicia ended this past weekend. Here's a portion of Dave Channon's review of the show in his October edition of Art Safari, his monthly column. Channon... Read more
By wateradmin on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011 - 11:00 am
Rob Stanley and Ken Jacobs address flood cleanup volunteers in Phoenicia. From a set of photos of volunteers on the Phoenicia, NY Facebook page. This is the third, and for now at least, last installment of “expressions of gratitude” in the wake of the... Read more
By wateradmin on Thursday, Oct. 6, 2011 - 2:46 pm
Above: The Pine Hill Sewage Treatment plan on Rte. 28 in Shandaken. Photo via Google. In news from Shandaken, the Watershed Post reports the following: "The Town Board agreed to hold a public meeting for a presentation by the Catskill Watershed... Read more
By Dave Channon on Friday, Sep. 30, 2011 - 1:35 pm
Above: Rita Schwab's "And the Sun Shines Again." 2011. Tourmaline, aquamarine, topaz and rubies.Rita Schwab's "And the Sun Shines Again" expresses her indomitable spirit of life in shimmering... Read more
By wateradmin on Tuesday, Sep. 27, 2011 - 10:14 pm
Several days ago I invited anyone who wanted to; to email me at the Watershed Post with Thank You’s to people in Shandaken who they wanted to acknowledge -- for what they did for others, during and after the flooding. We received a few responses, but I... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Sep. 23, 2011 - 12:52 pm
Photo and video of flood damage in Mount Tremper after Hurricane Irene. By Laura Levine.  The wake of the flood is an uneven time. It was a very uneven flood. And it’s hard to strike the right balance between moving on with normal life and focusing on the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 23, 2011 - 12:03 pm
Want to volunteer in Shandaken? Last call is this weekend. From the Town of Shandaken website: FINAL VOLUNTEER CALL – We still have a lot of work to accomplish. The CERT Tent will be open on Main St., Phoenicia this coming weekend Sept. 24th & 25th... Read more
By wateradmin on Friday, Sep. 23, 2011 - 10:01 am
Image by Monica Arellano-Ongpin, via Flickr. A time comes when these Dispatches from Shandaken must move on from largely hurricane-related content, and that time I suppose is now. Which is only appropriate, since my last dispatch focused on Shandaken... Read more


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