March 10, 2009: Albany Times Union Blog: Peace returns to the Catskills

Peace returns to the Catskills?

link to complete blog post is here:
http://blogs.timesunion.com/outdoors/?p=494

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.

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March 2, 2009, Times Herald Record: Fresh-water museum slated for Arkville Timely topic blends history, environment

Fresh-water museum slated for Arkville

Timely topic blends history, environment

ARKVILLE — The controversies that wracked communities in the Catskills watershed during the late ’90s have yielded a bonus-in-the-making: a $25 million museum devoted exclusively to the history of fresh water.

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February 26, 2009, Press Release:Hinchey & Hall Secure Approval of $331,000 For Upper Delaware River Watershed Flood Mitigation

For Immediate Release                                         Contact: Jeff Lieberson (Hinchey) 202-225-6335

February 26, 2009                                                                    Meaghan Smith (Hall) 202-225-5441            

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February 25, 2009, Times Herald Record: Schumer says he’ll lobby for new Sullivan casino bid

Schumer says he’ll lobby for new Sullivan casino bid

Urges another review of Bridgeville project

BRIDGEVILLE — Sen. Chuck Schumer is going to bat for a Wisconsin-based tribe’s bid to open a casino in Sullivan County.

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February 23, 2009, Press Release: DEC ANNOUNCES WILDLIFE REHABILITATOR EXAM

For Release: IMMEDIATE

DEC ANNOUNCES WILDLIFE REHABILITATOR EXAM
Exam Slated for April 24; Applications Due April 3

A written examination, offered only once a year, for New Yorkers interested in becoming a licensed volunteer wildlife rehabilitator, will be given on Friday, April 24th from 10 a.m. to noon at New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Regional offices across the state, the DEC announced today. Continue reading