Lissa Harris

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

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Sep. 19, 2014
For half a century, a valuable source of local energy has gone untapped: the billions of gallons of water that pour each year through the release works at New York City's Cannonsville Reservoir and flow into the West Branch of the Delaware River.  The... Read more
Sep. 16, 2014
For months, backers of the long-planned Belleayre Resort project have been eagerly anticipating the end of the state Department of Environmental Conservation's lengthy process of environmental review. The developer, Crossroads Ventures LLC, is eager to... Read more
Sep. 5, 2014
A 66-year-old Margaretville woman who was allegedly dealing large amounts of cocaine out of her house has been arrested by Delaware County police, and is facing multiple felony drug trafficking charges.  Delaware County sheriff's deputies arrested Diana... Read more
Sep. 4, 2014
For Tim Luby and Jess Fritscher, a pair of avid hikers with a longstanding love for the trails and hollows of the Catskills, visiting just wasn't enough.  "We were driving back from one of our many trips to the Catskills," Luby said. "I kind of blurted... Read more
Sep. 3, 2014
A Madison County man was arrested in the Delaware County town of Bovina on Monday and charged with second-degree murder for the death of his girlfriend, who was stabbed to death in the couple's Cazenovia home over the Labor Day weekend. The victim, 44-... Read more
Aug. 28, 2014
For Bud Holden and Ken Henderson, two old friends who have been fishing the Beaverkill for 40 years, it was supposed to be just another day on the river. But fate had other plans. On the morning of Thursday, August 21, Holden and Henderson were among a... Read more
Aug. 25, 2014
A short section of Route 42 in the town of Lexington is scheduled to be closed on Tuesday while a private bridge is installed, according to the New York State Department of Transportation (DOT).  Route 42 will be closed from Spruceton Road to Beech Ridge... Read more
Aug. 22, 2014
A head-on collision between two cars on Cat Hollow Road in the rural Delaware County town of Colchester claimed the life of a Nineveh man, and injured four Bronx residents, on Thursday morning.  The crash occurred around 10 am on Thursday, August 21,... Read more
Aug. 19, 2014
About 13,250 Central Hudson customers in Greene and Albany counties were left in the dark late Monday night, after a downed wire cut power to a large area.  The outage occurred around 9:30 pm on Monday night, and was restored by around 1 am Tuesday,... Read more
Jul. 30, 2014
The Catskill Heritage Alliance, a local environmental group that has long been critical of the proposed Belleayre Resort project in Highmount, has released a study that claims the resort will fail unless scaled back. The study, commissioned by Washington... Read more
Jul. 29, 2014
Oorah, a New Jersey-based nonprofit that runs summer camps for Jewish children in the Schoharie County towns of Jefferson and Gilboa, has won a major victory in a longstanding legal battle with the town of Jefferson over whether Oorah was entitled to an... Read more
Jul. 23, 2014
For the federal wildlife biologists tasked with keeping New York State boar-free, rounding up Zybysek Trunirz's escaped wild Eurasian boars has become something of a regular occurrence.  A few weeks ago, it happened again: A group of boars escaped from... Read more
Jul. 18, 2014
An ongoing investigation into heroin and other illegal drug sales in Delaware County has led to the recent arrests of two local people on sealed grand jury indictments, the Delaware County Sheriff's Office announced Friday.  Arrested on Thursday, July 17... Read more
Jul. 18, 2014
A Pennsylvania man who allegedly fled the scene of a home invasion robbery in Gardiner three months ago has been arrested and will face felony charges, police say.  On April 3, 2014, two men broke into a home in Gardiner, and fled before police could... Read more
Jul. 18, 2014
A 31-year-old Monticello man who allegedly stabbed his girlfriend's pit bull to death after the dog bit him during a domestic dispute is facing animal cruelty and harassment charges, police say.  The incident was reported to police on Saturday, July 12... Read more
Jul. 16, 2014
    Post by Schoharie Co. Fire Wire & News. Above: Photo from the scene of an accident on Route 30 posted to Schoharie Fire Wire and News. For more photos from the scene, see their Facebook page. A collision between an SUV and a truck hauling a... Read more
Jul. 16, 2014
A fierce storm that blew through the tiny Sullivan County hamlet of Parksville on Sunday, July 13 has been determined to be a tornado, National Weather Service meteorologists say. A team from the NWS's Binghamton office, whose territory includes Sullivan... Read more

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