Three acid rain-monitoring programs in the Adirondacks and Catskills received a federal boost Thursday, according to Rep. John McHugh, R-Pierrepont Manor, after there was some worry among environmental advocacy groups that two of the programs were in jeopardy of having their funding cut entirely.
By ALAN WECHSLER, Staff writer Click byline for more stories by writer. First published: Thursday, March 12, 2009
Five ski areas in the Catskills have agreed to join forces to help woo Metro New York and New Jersey skiers away from Vermont.
The resorts have chipped in for billboards that skiers will see on their way to Vermont, including one on Route 787 that says something like "If you skied the Catskills, you’d be on the slopes by now."
March 10, 2009 at 5:36 pm by Alan Wechsler, staff writer
The lions may not be lying down with the lambs just yet, but it appears private ski resorts in the Catskills may be declaring a cease-fire after several years of complaints that Belleayre Ski Resort was undercutting their ticket prices.