Dreams of Fields, Real Estate in the Catskills from NYT

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Dreams of Fields

http://www.nytimes.com/2008/05/09/greathomesanddestinations/09mark.html

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Published: May 9, 2008

FOR an urban second-home buyer, the allure of a farmhouse in the northern Catskills has much to do with the setting. There, rolling pastures are bordered by blue-green mountains that rise from the edges of patchwork farmland; languid cows graze in meadows bordered by stone walls; and stands of sugar maples line winding roads where silos and red barns are commonplace. There are log homes, chalets and manufactured homes, too, but in Delaware County, it is the indigenous farmhouse that defines the regional aesthetic.

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Protect Our Land and Water

Dear Neighbors,

The River Reporter has done a good job of alerting us about gas drilling, and the devastation it’s wreaking in Pennsylvania.  You might not know it is here in our neighborhood.  It appears the 10 Mile Boy Scout Camp is selling, or has sold, drilling rights to their land for $3 million, plus $1 million a year if they strike pay dirt.  What does the Tusten Town Board know about this?  What rights do we people living in the area have?  Water and air don’t stay put.  Our children drink this water, and breathe this air.

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Kaaterskill Falls: Legend, history and natural beauty

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Kaaterskill Falls: Legend, history and natural beauty
 link is here: http://timesunion.com/ASPStories/Story.asp?StoryID=685773
By Carol Coogan, Special to the Times Union
First published: Monday, May 5, 2008

 

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New Rush Album Recorded in Catskills at Allaire Studios

Wed April 30, 2008

Mountain haven inspires Rush to reach its peak

By Gene Triplett

If the music of Rush’s most recent album feels lofty and majestic, it’s probably because it was made on a mountaintop high in the Catskills, in surroundings conducive to the creation of the kind of soaring and mighty prog-rock sound this Canadian trio of virtuosos started perfecting back in the mid-’70s.

“Snakes & Arrows” was recorded at the residential Allaire Studios, where drummer Neal Neil Peart, bassist-keyboardist-vocalist Geddy Lee and guitarist Alex Lifeson set up housekeeping for six weeks back in November-December 2006.

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Old airport hopes to make comeback as Catskills tourist attraction

Old airport hopes to make comeback as Catskills tourist attraction

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