By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 8, 2013 - 10:00 pm
Above: New York City's Cannonsville Reservoir. Photo by Flickr user mountain_man_ny_2; published under Creative Commons license. New York City's watershed police had a little extra duty over the Fourth of July weekend: Keeping four capsized boaters from... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 8, 2013 - 9:45 am
Early Monday morning, the National Weather Service in Albany issued a flash flood watch for eastern New York and western New England, including Greene, Schoharie and Ulster counties. The watch is in effect from 11am to midnight, and warns that a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013 - 3:11 pm
The newly-restored front porch of Spillian, an upscale "camp for grownups" opening soon in the former Fleischmanns family estate near the eponymous village. Spillian has been forced to postpone some of their planned July programming due to construction... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 2, 2013 - 9:57 am
Above: A briefing issued by the National Weather Service in Albany on Tuesday morning.  Across the Catskills, flood watches are still in effect Tuesday, after almost a week's worth of sporadic rainstorms that have caused much anxiety but little damage in... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 1, 2013 - 11:36 am
Trailbuilders of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference spent their Saturday rebuilding a bridge on the Long Path in Platte Clove. For more photos of the rebuild -- and an idea of how badly the bridge needed an upgrade -- see the NY-NJTC's photo album... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jun. 29, 2013 - 2:56 pm
Above: Minor flash flooding sent water streaming across Franklin-Walton Road in Walton early Friday evening. Photo by Tina Burghart Kokoszka; used with permission. With the Mohawk Valley reeling from severe flooding caused by recent rainstorms, Gov.... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Wednesday, Jun. 26, 2013 - 12:39 pm
Dear Editor, This was the view from the Brooklyn Bridge Park as The Delaware County Chamber of Commerce attended the Watershed Experience held by NY City DEP on Sat. 6/22/2013. The Chamber attended the event together with representatives from Sullivan,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jun. 24, 2013 - 11:20 am
Kayakers on the Pepacton Reservoir. Photo by Dennis Schvejda; shared in the Watershed Post's Flickr group pool. For decades, New York City's enormous reservoirs have been off-limits to all but a few dedicated anglers in rowboats. But when cautious city... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 21, 2013 - 3:42 pm
Just in time for the weekend: A Middleburgh road that was closed for nearly a week after it was damaged by a mudslide has reopened, according to the Schoharie County Department of Public Works.  A DPW employee told the Watershed Post that Huntersland Road... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 18, 2013 - 5:57 pm
A 21-year-old Delhi man drowned on the West Branch of the Delaware River on Tuesday after he fell from his kayak. Around noon on Tuesday, according to a news release from the Delaware County Sheriff's Office, local first responders and police responded to... Read more


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