Latest Catskill Mountains Stories

2013-01-31 23:00:26

The country´s longest-running weight loss camp for children and young adults and its sister adult program has published its own cookbook, full of delicious, healthy recipes based on the meals served at the country's first and most famous "fat camp" and now adult resorts. Croton-On-Hudson, NY (PRWEB) January 31, 2013 Camp Shane weight loss camp has been helping kids (and young adults) learn to take control of their weight, their health and their lives, with laughter, positive...

2012-03-08 12:00:00

To promote regional working landscapes that support a sustainable foodshed, nine partners launch Catskills FarmLink, an online resource that connects farmers and landowners throughout the New York City Watershed. Walton, NY (PRWEB) March 08, 2012 With growing season only weeks away, putting farmers on the land just got easier with Catskills FarmLink. The online resource serves as a matchmaking service, connecting farmers looking for land with property owners looking to keep their property...

2011-06-16 10:15:00

CATSKILL, N.Y., June 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Greene County Tourism and its community of tourism partners are pleased to announce the launch of the county's new tourism website, www.greatnortherncatskills.com. Partnering with Adworkshop/Inphorm, an award winning digital marketing agency in Lake Placid, N.Y., Greene County Tourism aims to raise awareness and increase visitation throughout the region. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110616/NY21331LOGO) The campaign and...

2011-01-18 00:00:39

Women's Wellness Weekend Set March 25-27, 2011 at Frost Valley YMCA in Catskill High Peaks Frost Valley YMCA's Women¹s Wellness Weekend teaches our guests how to unwind and immerse themselves in the restorative powers of a relaxing stay amidst the wondrous Catskill Mountain high peaks while enjoying a variety of workshops and activities. Claryville, NY (Vocus/PRWEB) January 17, 2011 Frost Valley YMCA's Women¹s Wellness Weekend teaches our guests how to unwind and immerse...

2009-09-18 11:28:22

The North Carolina town where Patrick Swayze filmed much of his iconic 1987 movie, Dirty Dancing, is planning a memorial for the late actor. Swayze died Monday after a 20-month battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 57. The State reported that residents of Lake Lure, which doubled in numerous scenes for Dirty Dancing's Catskills, N.Y., resort setting, will honor Swayze at a memorial service Saturday evening. The event is free, however, attendees are being asked to donate to the Pancreatic...

Word of the Day
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
'Omphalos' comes from the ancient Greek.