Monthly Archives: September 2020

How big is the residential property boom in Sullivan County? Russell Reeves, Sullivan County Clerk, says that even at the height of COVID, his office kept processing deeds. The Department of Motor Vehicles did shut down for a while but now they’re up and running by appointment, and the wait […]

Listen: Sullivan Update: County Clerk Russell Reeves

    (SEPT 29) Many businesses have reopened, but many, including the performing arts, are still facing challenges. The actors, musicians, artists, technicians, and workers who make a living by gathering people together can’t do that right now. And time is running out for them to get the assistance they […]

Listen: Save Our Stages, Forestburgh Playhouse

It’s the High Holy Days and Yom Kippur, the Day of Atonement, begins Sunday evening. Rabbi Fredric Pomerantz of Congregation Agudas Achim in Livingston Manor shares his reflections on this time of reflection – what it means to his faith, his congregation, and especially what it means during a time […]

Listen: Frederic Pomerantz, Agudas Achim

When the pandemic crippled the national food supply system, folks started turning to local and regional farms and food businesses. Now there’s an effort in Wayne and Pike counties to create a resource for consumers to find these local producers more easily. Jenna Mauder, Food & Agriculture Program Manager at […]

Listen: Jenna Mauder, PA Farm Food Guide

Radio Catskill is Keeping You Connected this election season with continuing coverage of the local issues, local races, and the people behind the politics as well as the latest on the presidential race. The New York Working Families Party is New York’s progressive political party focused on tackling political, economic, […]

Listen: Sochie Nnaemeka Working Families Party

PA Governor Tom Wolf and PA’s GOP lawmakers are at it again, and by “it”, we mean “at odds over state policy in the pandemic.” Owen Walsh of The River Reporter explains the latest twists and turns over the school sports bill Gov. Wolf just vetoed. Plus, Owen’s take on […]

Listen: Owen Walsh, The River Reporter, PA State Politics ...

Pennsylvania is a battleground state in the upcoming election and there are still questions around mail voting, absentee ballots, and more. Plus, PA was sued by both the Trump Administration and the NAACP over voting. And its Supreme Court just made a batch of rulings that impact the voting process. […]

Listen: PA Secretary of the Commonwealth Kathy Boockvar on ...

James B. Huntington has the latest unemployment numbers for the listening area and explains not only are way more people out of work now versus this time last year, but there are more people out of work here than the national average. Plus, there were signs that the economy was […]

Listen: James B. Huntington’s Work Shift – Local Unemployment ...

Last month, people started finding dead white-tailed deer in the Mid Hudson Valley. Now, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation is testing remains of deer from Orange, Ulster, and Dutchess counties for a viral disease. Kevin Hynes, a DEC wildlife biologist with the wildlife health unit in Delmar, […]

Listen: DEC on deer virus