October 30, 2008: New York DEC, New York Eases Access Requirements to 13,000 Acres Located in Catskill Mountains

New York Eases Access Requirements to 13,000 Acres Located in Catskill Mountains 
From New York Department of Environmental Conservation

– New York State and New York City officials recently announced the completion of a landmark agreement to ease recreational access to approximately 13,000 acres of city-owned property in the Catskills.

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October 26, 2008, Road Trip Journal: Windham, NY – The Land in the SKY

Located in the Catskill Mountains, on the edge of Catskill Park is the quaint town of Windham. This small resort community offers numerous outdoor amenities and seasonal festivities. Three hours north west of New York City, one hour south west of the state capital Albany, Windham is a great destination for a day trip or weekend get-a-way. Take your family on a vacation that won’t break the budget but will still deliver fun and relaxation for everyone. Continue reading

October 26, 2008, Times Herald Record: Study: New services, resources needed to keep Sullivan second-home market vibrant

Study: New services, resources needed to keep Sullivan second-home market vibrant

MONTICELLO — The market for second homes in Sullivan County remains strong, but its future could depend on improving services like cell phone coverage and health care, and marketing to a new generation of buyers, according to a study by the county’s planning division.

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‘CITY THAT DRINKS THE MOUNTAIN SKY’

‘CITY THAT DRINKS THE MOUNTAIN SKY’ (Saturday) In case you haven’t guessed, that city is New York, and the mountains are the Catskills, the ultimate source of all that pours from local taps. This production uses poetry, music and puppets to tell the whole story of the New York water supply, from the prehistoric melting of the glaciers to the present. At 1:30 p.m., TriBeCa Performing Arts Center, Borough of Manhattan Community College, 199 Chambers Street, (212) 220-1460, tribecapac.org; $25.

Arm of the Sea Theatre

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