By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 6, 2013 - 9:24 am
David Krajicek holds up living proof of a fine day on the river. Photo by Dan Plummer; used with permission. Looks like local crime-writing bluesman David Krajicek and river advocate Dan Plummer had a lucky day on the East Branch near Hancock over the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 2, 2013 - 10:03 pm
A spill that shut down a stretch of Route 28 and Ohayo Mountain Road for hours on Tuesday afternoon was messy, but not dangerous, officials say.  The spill occurred sometime before on Tuesday, when a tractor-trailer traveling in West Hurley began leaking... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 2, 2013 - 11:41 am
Two upstate New York towns that faced lawsuits over their gas drilling bans have won in appeals court, delivering a major victory to proponents of town "home rule."  The towns of Dryden and Middlefield faced separate lawsuits seeking to overturn their... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 19, 2013 - 4:23 pm
The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for Sullivan County, along with much of Pennsylvania, for Friday afternoon and evening. (Update, 9:30pm: The area is no longer under tornado watch.) Sullivan County, along with the rest of the Catskills... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Apr. 18, 2013 - 5:39 pm
Seeds of change, sprouting at last. Photo taken in a Catskills garden on April 17 by Julia Reischel. The official Earth Day, April 22, falls on a Monday this year. Celebrations and events around the region are taking place this weekend, next weekend, and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Apr. 12, 2013 - 10:31 am
Photo of Ashokan Reservoir Fountain by Flickr user ianbckwltr; published under Creative Commons license. Part of the public area near the Ashokan Reservoir Fountain will be closed until April 25 while a contractor cleans up hundreds of trees damaged or... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 4, 2013 - 11:47 am
Above: A Flickr slideshow of photos taken during a DEP-led tour of the Gilboa Dam for local officials and media. Photos by Lissa Harris. Cross your fingers for good weather in Gilboa this summer. Weather permitting, a $400 million reconstruction project... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 1, 2013 - 12:34 pm
Above: Photo of a brown trout fresh from the Pepacton Reservoir on April 1, 2013, the first day of trout season, posted on Facebook by the Vineyard Wine Bar in Downsville. From April 1 through October 15, it's open season on trout in New York State -- the... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Tuesday, Mar. 12, 2013 - 2:32 pm
The National Weather Service out of Albany has issued a spate of advisories for the entire area. Delaware, Greene, Sullivan and Ulster  counties are under a flood advisory until 5 pm. while Delaware and Sullivan are also under a flash flood watch. A flood... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Mar. 8, 2013 - 9:15 am
Schools are closed across the Catskills this Friday morning, and it looks like a snow globe out there. The Hudson Valley Weather Facebook page reports that the snowfall ranges from 1 to 10 inches deep across the region.  We want proof! Share your snow... Read more


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