Dragonflies: Living Fossils

THE CATSKILL GEOLOGISTS BY PROFESSORS ROBERT AND JOHANNA TITUS Dragonflies: Ancient Wing Structures and Evolutionary Advancements The modern world, with its diverse array of plants, animals, and dragonflies, showcases a rich ecology that has evolved over more than three billion years. Geologists, in the first half of the 19th century, were the first to perceive…

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Timothy Knight and Raema Obbie flank the new sign at the cemetery.

New Sign Unveiled at Cemetery

Rediscovering Forgotten History in Middleburgh: Unveiling a New Sign that Reveals African American Graves and Burial Names MIDDLEBURGH – The Village of Middleburgh Cemetery Committee dedicated a new informational sign at the Middleburgh Cemetery on a very special Juneteenth. They created the sign this year after conducting hours of historical research and fieldwork to locate…

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Arm-of-the-Sea Outdoor Performance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE (through June 16), 2023  CONTACT: SIRI BERTELSEN • 607-278-5454 • siri@westkc.org  EAST MEREDITH – Arm-of-the-Sea Theater presents A Riparian Rhapsody: How the Forest Sings to the Stream on Saturday, June 17 at 2pm at the West Kortright Centre.  This puppet extravaganza dives into Catskill ecology to reveal the intricate interactions between Forest…

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Migrants Pushed Upstate

Could Refugees be Headed to Schoharie Co.? State May Only Send Migrants to “Welcoming Communities”  By David Avitabile SCHOHARIE – With more refugees/migrants/asylum seekers pouring into New York City and being shipped to Upstate counties, will Schoharie County soon see an influx of immigrants form the Southern Border? Refugees/migrants are being welcomed into nearby Otsego…

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Forestry Cost Share Grant Program

DEC announces additional forestry cost share grants By Jennifer Patterson There is now $850,000 in funding available in the third round of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s “Regenerate NY” Forestry Cost Share Grant Program. Designed to assist private landowners in growing the next generation of forests, the DEC said the program is…

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