By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Jan. 16, 2014 - 3:05 pm
Editor's note: We received the letter below from Keitha Capouya, former supervisor of the town of Meredith who was narrowly defeated in last November's election, in response to our story of Dec. 20, 2013, "Meredith bans gas drilling." In it, we reported... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 10, 2014 - 10:19 am
Above: A running spigot at Hubbell Bros. in the Delaware County town of Middletown gets the polar vortex treatment. Photo taken on Wednesday by Watershed Post reader Burr Hubbell, who writes, "The water's still running inside that icicle thingy. It's just... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Dec. 21, 2013 - 11:33 pm
Above: A screenshot of the forecast hydrograph for the West Branch of the Delaware River in Walton, taken at 11:20 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 21.  The National Weather Service at Binghamton has issued a flood warning for the West Branch in Walton, effective... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 20, 2013 - 2:34 pm
Not-so-heavy industry: A Scottish Highland cow grazes in a Meredith farm field. Photo by Ulla Kjarval; republished with permission. On Thursday, Dec. 19, the town board of Meredith passed a ban on heavy industry aimed at keeping hydrofracking out of the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013 - 9:29 am
In the forecast for the lower Hudson Valley today: Heavy snow, with the chance of more than six inches accumulating in some spots, according to the folks at Hudson Valley Weather. There's a winter weather advisory on for Orange and Rockland counties west... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013 - 11:48 am
Above: Rainfall totals for the storm so far, posted to Facebook by the National Weather Service station in Albany around 10:30 a.m. Wednesday morning.  Rainfall has been heavy in the Catskills during the storm that began Tuesday afternoon. Most areas in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 - 10:34 pm
The Northeast is currently bracing for a midweek storm that threatens to dump snow, ice, sleet and rain on Thanksgiving plans. To the south and west of New York State, snow and rainstorms that will fuel what the National Weather Service is calling a "... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2013 - 12:41 pm
Above: A white-tailed deer browses at the shore of the Ashokan Reservoir. Photo by Flickr user Ken Ficara; published under Creative Commons license. Local hunters, New York City wants your help: The burgeoning deer population around the Ashokan Reservoir... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 - 2:31 pm
Top: Families tour the Hanford Mills Museum during the Miller's Harvest Festival. Photo courtsey of Hanford Mills.  Above: A video of the first public operation of the Museum’s restored 19th century water turbine, which was brought back online in 2012.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 8, 2013 - 2:14 pm
Above: Georgianna Lepke of Neversink passes the CWC gavel to Michael Triolo of Stamford. Photo courtesy of the Catskill Watershed Corporation. The board of the Catskill Watershed Corporation, a nonprofit governed mostly by elected officials from the New... Read more


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