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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...

2013-01-28 16:23:05

GREENE COUNTY, N.Y., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Northern Catskills of Greene County will play host to a variety of music festivals in 2013, including a brand new country music festival in June featuring today's chart-topping country music superstars. Taste of Country Music Festival at Hunter Mountain kicks off June 13 with three days of star-studded country music and entertainment. The festival features Lady Antebellum, Montgomery Gentry and Hunter Hayes, as well as Trace...

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...

2011-12-15 12:00:00

GREENE COUNTY, N.Y., Dec. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With temperatures dropping in the Great Northern Catskills, Greene County's world class ski resorts are open and ready to kick off the holiday ski season with events, deals, packages and more. New York ski resorts Hunter Mountain and Windham Mountain offer miles of skiing and riding, unparalleled terrain, incredible on-site amenities and package deals so you can save all season long. Resort communities throughout the Great Northern...

2011-11-15 13:30:00

GREENE COUNTY, N.Y., Nov. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Great Northern Catskills' ski resorts, Hunter and Windham Mountains, lie just over two hours north of New York City - offering incredible resort amenities and Stay & Play packages. Catskill region businesses are open and ready for the winter ski season. Hunter Mountain and Windham Mountain ski centers are the Catskills' ski resorts, offering miles of skiing and riding. Hunter Mountain is currently offering a "Big Lift Card" for...

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...

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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...