Daily Archives: July 21, 2021

Watch For and Report Giant Hogweed This Summer Giant hogweed plants are now blooming across many parts of the state, making it a prime time to spot this harmful invasive. Giant hogweed is a large, flowering plant from Eurasia with sap that can cause painful burns and scarring.  The plants […]

Warning on Giant Hogweed and Wild Parsnip Dangers

–Liam Mayo, The River Reporter  “Weekly Local News Roundup”  It’s Wednesday on The Local Edition and that means we check in with The River Reporter to see what is going on in our listening area.   –James B. Huntington, Host, WJFF’s WorkShift Live!  “Local Economic Perspective” We now turn our […]

Tonight on The Local Edition 7/21/21 Liam Mayo, The River ...

Over the last school year, Cross County Reading Challenge resulted in 10,070 books read. As students finished independently reading a book, school librarians asked them to go online and enter the book they read and where they got the book.  At the end of each month,  randomly selected students won […]

Cross County Reading Challenge Results

Two large stream restoration projects are set to begin in Silver Hollow near Chichester, NY carried out by the Ashokan Watershed Stream Management Program (AWSMP). The projects aim to restore segments of Warner Creek to a stable and more functional condition. The sites became particularly unstable following floods in 2010 and […]

Ashokan Stream Restoration

The Catskills Visitor Center (CVC) has returned to summer hours and is now open seven days a week, 9:30am – 4pm. While the building is closed for renovations, visitors may come and ask questions on the porch and shop for Catskills-centered merchandise ranging from maps to t-shirts to books. The […]

Catskill Visitor Center Reopens

Volunteers are critical to the Food Bank of the Hudson Valley’s ability to get healthy food to vulnerable populations.  Donations come to the Food Bank in all forms and often need to be sorted before we can distribute them. Volunteers; efforts help low-income families stretch their limited budgets and eat […]

Food Bank of the Hudson Valley Volunteers