Diane Galusha - Purple Mountain Press


Diane Galusha, a native of Windsor, NY, earned a journalism degree from SUNY Morrisville and for more than 25 years worked for several newspapers in the state, and in the public affairs offices of institutions such as Colgate University and the Culinary Institute of America.

Diane was editor of the Catskill Mountain News in Margaretville from 1989 to 1996 and currently serves as Communications Director and Education Coordinator for the Catskill Watershed Corporation, which develops and administers environmental protection, economic development and education programs in New York City’s Catskill-Delaware Watershed.

She is the author of five books of local and regional history, including Liquid Assets, The Story of New York City’s Water System (1999, Purple Mountain Press), and When Cauliflower Was King (2004, PMP). President of the Historical Society of the Town of Middletown, Delaware County, Diane is currently researching the Civilian Conservation Corps of the Catskills for a book to be published in 2008.

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