Lissa Harris

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Lissa Harris is the founder and publisher of the Watershed Post.

Articles

Sep. 14, 2015
We're gearing up to publish the next edition of the Catskills Food Guide, our annual print publication devoted to local food, farms and dining in Delaware, Greene, Schoharie, Sullivan and Ulster counties. A few things to look forward to in the 2016... Read more
Jul. 11, 2015
In one of his final acts as New York State's top environmental official, Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens acted on Friday to allow the long-awaited Belleayre Resort project in the Catskills to move forward.  In a... Read more
Mar. 16, 2015
With spring just around the corner, it's time once more for our annual Catskills Outdoor Guide -- a glossy, full-color magazine showcasing the best of what the Catskills great outdoors has to offer.  Once again, the 2015 Catskills Outdoor Guide will... Read more
Feb. 20, 2015
A Mount Tremper resident's garage caught fire on Friday morning, in a two-alarm blaze that drew upwards of 50 firefighters from several local volunteer fire departments to the scene.  The garage fire, near a home at 5283 Route 28, was reported at 9:39 a.... Read more
Feb. 17, 2015
The Key Bank building at 53 Main Street in Phoenicia was destroyed by fire on Monday night, Feb. 16, despite the efforts of about 100 local firefighters who showed up to battle the blaze. Several local residents called 911 to report the fire around 9:33... Read more
Jan. 16, 2015
Above: The first of a three-part video from the Shandaken Planning Board's public hearing on Crossroads' proposed Belleayre Resort project. Source: Town of Shandaken's YouTube channel.  For the past fifteen years, the public debate surrounding the... Read more
Jan. 13, 2015
With the arrest of their sitting town supervisor on Monday after a long and mysterious investigation, residents of the Greene County town of Windham may finally start getting some answers. Windham town supervisor Stacy Post, 51, was arrested by New York... Read more
Dec. 10, 2014
Above: Benton, the kitten that took over the front page of the Chicago Tribune for 16 minutes on July 30, 2013, thanks to a website goof. We feel your pain, Trib. If you visited the Watershed Post today and got an error message instead of a piece of... Read more
Dec. 4, 2014
Hope Peters. Photo: New York State Police.  A Shandaken woman will face felony grand larceny charges for allegedly stealing tens of thousands of dollars from her former employer, according to New York State Police.  Hope Peters was arrested on Wednesday... Read more

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