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By Jessica Porter on Monday, Nov. 7, 2016 - 7:13 pm
Tannersville recently welcomed a new outdoors store, Hunter Mountain Outfitters. The shop celebrated its grand opening on Memorial Day weekend, and is gearing up for its first winter season. But it’s the indoor rock wall that makes the store unique in the... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Tuesday, May. 17, 2016 - 5:27 pm
Above: The window of the Phoenicia Pharmacy. Photo by Julia Reischel. Residents of the Catskills will soon have fewer places to get prescription drugs. Two independently-owned pharmacies, Miller's Drug Store in Margaretville and the Phoenicia Pharmacy in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 3, 2014 - 5:40 pm
Stucki Embroidery, a small business in the Ulster County hamlet of Boiceville, has been sewing the stars onto American flags since 1973. A decade ago, Stucki stars decorated every flag sold in Wal-Marts across the United States. But the stars no longer... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2011 - 2:25 pm
Hand-dyed yarn made by Witch Hazel Feltworks, an Etsy user located in the Catskills. News broke this week that, an online marketplace that allows craftspeople to sell their wares online directly to customers, is opening a call center in Hudson,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011 - 4:18 pm
A Main Street Stamford hair salon has a new owner and an excellent new name, the Mountain Eagle reports today. Reporter Rosie Cunningham writes that the new name was inspired by proprietor Shanda Whitbeck's dicey experience with elbow surgery.
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Nov. 27, 2010 - 4:29 pm
Jon and Tiffany Kalupa in their new Margaretville store, Reprise. Photos by Julia Reischel. A dingy storefront that has stood empty on Main Street in Margaretville for over a year has been transformed into a men's clothing boutique that wouldn't look out... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 26, 2010 - 1:57 pm
Tonight at 7pm in the town hall on Rte. 28, anyone interested in the Delaware County town of Middletown will have a chance to weigh in on its 112-page draft comprehensive plan. The plan attempts to outline how Middletown, which contains the villages of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 23, 2010 - 3:57 pm
On Tuesday, Linda Borghi's feud with her Shawangunk neighbors over her Walker Valley biodynamic farm intensified when Ulster County legislators declined to grant her an agricultural exemption to the local zoning laws. Pointing out that two other farms... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jun. 25, 2010 - 2:09 pm
In the town of Shawangunk, you can't have a farm on less than ten acres, according to the town's zoning law. That means that Linda Borghi, who wants to do intensive biodynamic farming on her 2.7 acre plot on Saxton Rd., is out of luck, according to the... Read more


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