Rebecca Andre


Mar. 8, 2016
Above: Sap buckets in the sun. Photo by Rebecca Andre of Mountain Girl Photography and Design.  “A sap-run is the sweet good-bye of winter. It is the fruit of the equal marriage of the sun and frost.” - John Burroughs, “Signs and Seasons," 1886... Read more
Mar. 8, 2016
Above: Maple tapping by Karen Wallace, an entry in the 2016 Catskills Food Guide Photo Contest.  Want to make your own maple syrup? Here’s a step-by-step guide to small-scale backyard maple production: Before you get started, here are some tips from the... Read more
Mar. 2, 2016
Above: Aaron Bennett speaks about the East Branch of the Delaware River at a lively forum about outdoor recreation and economic development in the Catskills on Saturday, Feb. 27. Photos by Rebecca Andre. Dozens of Catskills residents attended the second... Read more
Feb. 4, 2016
Above: Lifting a block of ice with ice tongs at the 2015 Ice Harvest. Photo by Rebecca Andre of MGP&D. Before freezers and refrigerators, harvested ice from local ponds, lakes, and rivers was essential to preserve food through the warmer months. At... Read more
Jan. 25, 2016
Above: Tom Joyce of Andes in Delaware County, Lisa Lyons of Livingston Manor in Sullivan County and Robert Eggleton of the town of Rockland in Sullivan County talk about a map of the Catskills at a Jan. 23 forum about tourism and economic development in... Read more
Dec. 23, 2015
Above: The slopes at Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in Highmount on Dec. 16. Photo by Rebecca Andre.  Snow guns are blazing at all four Catskills ski resorts as unusually warm weather—and a distinct lack of snowfall—puts a damper on the start of the ski... Read more
Nov. 21, 2015
Above: Photo by Kevin Chang, via Flickr.  Today—Saturday, Nov. 21—marks the beginning of rifle season in the Catskills. Rifle hunting season runs through Dec. 13, which means that hunters and hikers need to be share the woods safely during this... Read more
Nov. 9, 2015
Belleayre Mountain Ski Center will receive $1 million dollars to construct a new emergency medical facility on the ski mountain, New York State Senator James Seward announced on Monday, Nov. 9. At a press conference held at the state-owned ski resort in... Read more
Oct. 14, 2015
Above: A crane lifts a Delaware & Ulster engine into the air on Wednesday, Oct. 14. Photos by Rebecca Andre. The 2015 season of train rides aboard the Delaware & Ulster Railroad, a scenic railway that runs from the Delaware County hamlet of... Read more
Oct. 8, 2015
Above: Collage of musicians playing this year's O+ Festival. Image from O+ website. More then 60 musical acts, 25 artists, a kick-off parade, workshops and classes and a late-night literary salon come to Kingston this weekend during the O+ Festival (... Read more
Jul. 15, 2015
Above: Clams casino at Maplehurst, a new Italian restaurant in Roxbury. Photo by Rebecca Andre. New eateries are popping up across the Catskills -- so many, in fact, that we can't list them all in one story. In Delaware County alone, in the central and... Read more
May. 12, 2015
Rebecca Andre, a resident of the Delaware County hamlet of Halcottsville, witnessed one of the many brush fires that have plagued the Catskills in the past week while she was out on a walk near her home last Thursday, May 7. Andre is a professional... Read more