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Copper phone lines being phased out

...an emergency petition with state regulators to stop Verizon from replacing copper lines with alternatives in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York. He says seasonal residents who find their phone lines don't work at their summer homes are...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-07-08/copper-phone-lines-being-p
Peanut product recalls

...830140000147; Yogurt Trail Mix; 7 ounces. - Magical Munchies Private Label; item number MM02015; UPC 830140000154; Catskill Mountain Mix; 7 ounces. - Magical Munchies Private Label; item number MM02017; UPC 052679020179; Hot Cajun Mix; 5...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/02/05/met_510350.shtml
Metro
Actress Shelley Winters dies

...studies. She gained practical training by appearing in plays and musicals on the summer Borscht Circuit in the Catskill mountains. During the Detroit run of a musical revue, she married businessman Paul "Mack" Mayer on Jan. 1, 1942. He...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/01/16/ent_43568.shtml
Things to Do
Orthodox Jewish community grows in Conn.

...Orthodox Jewish community particularly in comparison with established Orthodox enclaves in New York City and the scenic Catskill Mountains. But another rabbi, Aron Kaufman, said Waterbury is an attractive draw. "A lot of people asked, 'Why Waterbury...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/09/18/rel_428910.shtml
Your Faith
Black-and-white images produce some "colorful" photo books

...tunnels that contribute to the 100-plus-mile journey a drink of water might make from a reservoir in the tranquil Catskill Mountains of upstate New York to a faucet in a skyscraper on bustling Wall Street. * * * * "Edward Weston: A Legacy...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/01/18/art_401421.shtml
Arts
Gehry's new building twists with the landscape

...ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- The shimmering steel canopy of the new performing arts center captures the Catskill Mountains in the background and the tree line of the heavily wooded Bard College campus. There's nothing like it around...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/04/28/art_370962.shtml
Arts
A look at the 20th century: 1969

...music festival lasted for four days in New York's Catskill Mountains. Performers included music legends Janis Joplin...music festival begins on a farm in New York's Catskill Mountains. Sept. 4: Ho Chi Minh, president of North Vietnam...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/09/05/met_269466.shtml
Metro | Augusta National Golf Club
Rebuilding the past

...old-fashioned, small town. ... You could stand in the middle of downtown and see the mountains in the background, the Catskill Mountains." Most of the family-owned stores from his hometown are gone, but he can still recall that the hardware store...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2007/05/14/yrb_128335.shtml
Your Business | Augusta National Golf Club
New York's Catskill Park celebrates 100 years

...always accessible and the closed-in cab atop is open when volunteers are on duty. Overlook Mountain is another Catskill mountain with a fire tower, this one offering a picturesque view of the Hudson Valley. From the trailhead in Woodstock...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/13/liv_418787.shtml
Life & style
Flat laptop battery lets you compute during blackouts

...used it. But I also used the N-Charge on my deck, back in New York, while computing on a picnic table in the Catskill mountains and in airport lounges. With the beefy N-Charge battery connected, my laptop acted like it was plugged in...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/28/liv_382359.shtml
Life & style