FOR THE SOLSTICE... Cara Cruickshank
is back in town, getting kids ready for Joy In the World! A
Multicultural Festival of Light featuring guest performances
by the Mammals and Maputo Mensah from Ghana. at the STS Theater
in Phoenicia at 6 PM on Wednesday, December 21..
City’s Need To Maximize Portal Flow
Endangers Creek Properties Thru Winter
So here’s the skinny... the Esopus is going to be flowing,
from the portal on down, as if it were just short of a flood for
the coming months. And if there is a flood, through rain or thaw
-- or both -- it’ll just flow that much higher.
Controversial ‘Water Harvesting’ Plan
Creates Planning Board Confusion
Phoenicia Times Staff
Now that the Shandaken planning board has accepted the environmental
impact statement on a long-proposed water harvest project as complete,
the plans can move forward for site plan review.
At least that’s what most people think.
Year To Remember?
An Analysis of 2005 In Shandaken
Whether this year now passing will be one to wax nostalgic about
or one we should be thankful to see gone, it’s nearly behind
us. Before it falls off the calendar though, we figured a last
look back would be in order. Here goes:
Man Of The Catskills
By Harold Goldberg
the top of a mountain in The Catskills, near the end of an unmarked
road past a “Keep Out” sign nailed to a tree, Herb
Cytryn took a rare gryfalcon from its chamber and placed it
onto his elk skin glove. With calls loud enough to be heard
for over a mile, the bird screamed at Mr. Cytryn over and over
again. “This is Utah. He’s mad at me because I’m
a little late with feeding,” he said.