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REGIONAL — The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) announced that more than 1,300 boats were used in 2019 through its recreational boating program in the Catskills, … more
The year in marijuana in New YorkGov. Andrew Cuomo wanted the legislature to legalize the recreational use of marijuana as part of the budget process in 2019. But, in March, he indicated that it … more
NEW YORK CITY, NY — Genting Group announced on December 17 the appointment of Bob DeSalvio, a 40-year veteran of the gaming industry, as president of Genting New York State, where he will … more
He felled the biggest bear in the Catskill woods while just a tot, carried a gun that never missed and out-talked anyone who took him on. "When he was thirteen he could outguess and outsmart any ring-tailed roaring man." But who was Johnny Darling? more
MONTICELLO, NY — Resorts World Catskills became the latest casino in the state to offer sports betting with the opening of Sportsbook 360 on September 5. The state legislature this year passed … more
Looking back, one has to wonder where the 2109 trout season went? April and May were cool and wet, rendering stream flows too high and cold for fishing, with fly hatches repressed or lost. The … more
SULLIVAN COUNTY, NY — Two enthusiastic crowds greeted 16-year-old Maxim Lando, as he performed for the Shandelee Music Festival’s (SMF) Outreach Program on Friday, August 16. Part of the … more
Revolutionizing health with essential oils HONESDALE, PA — On Sunday, August 18 at 11 a.m., The Cooperage is hosting an essential oils workshop. It will be a hands-on class that answers many … more
Didymo (Didymosphenia geminata), or rock snot as it is commonly known, has been found in several New York waters: both branches and the Main Stem of the Delaware River, Esopus Creek, Battenkill … more
Fly casting is that part of fly fishing many of us take for granted, yet nothing is more important than for anglers to be able deliver their flies accurately under a variety of conditions. A long … more
On Catskill Rivers, once the spring-fly hatches are over, much of the daytime fishing has ended. The evening fishing has begun: Pale Evening Duns, Sulphur Duns and Green and Brown Drake mayflies, … more
REGION — In the early hours of the morning June 28, 1969, police raided a bar in Greenwich Village, New York City. It was typical, then, for plainclothes officers to infiltrate bars frequented … more
NARROWSBURG, NY — On Saturday, June 22, the Delaware Valley Arts Alliance held a lively opening reception for two shows that each explore the history of the region in different ways. As a … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Energy was a tad slow to build Friday night at the Resorts World Catskills Epicenter, but by the time “Action” Anthony Laureano cornered Dieumerci Nzau in the ring … more
The New York Legislature and Gov. Andrew Cuomo have reached a deal to allow Empire Resorts, the company that owns Resorts World Catskills in Monticello, NY, to open a video lottery terminal in … more
April 1, opening of trout season in New York State, arrived in my neighborhood with bright sunshine, a stiff wind and a reading of 21 degrees on the thermometer. A little later that morning, I spoke … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Resorts World Catskills held a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 30 for New York State’s first and only Topgolf Swing Suite at The Alder, what the casino calls its new … more
TOWN OF BETHEL, NY — Luis Alvarez, chair of the Sullivan County Legislature, liberally peppered his remarks with superlatives as he delivered his State of Sullivan County Address at the … more
MONTICELLO, NY — The powers that be at Resorts World Catskills continue to open new attractions to lure customers to the growing casino complex. The latest announcement is that a new hotel … more
MONTICELLO, NY — Ever heard of a cheesecake sandwich? Lisa Cottogio of Queens started a business the makes cheesecakes sandwiches based on a recipe her grandmother Raphaella used to make. The … more
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