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SUNY Delhi student charged with killing of firefighter

By Lissa Harris on Dec. 8, 2016

A SUNY Delhi student has been charged with second-degree murder in the Jan. 1 stabbing death of Scotchtown resident Justin Speights, a Silver Lake volunteer firefighter who was just two weeks past his 20th birthday when he was killed at a New Year's Eve... Read more

House fire on Hobart's Main Street

By Lissa Harris on Dec. 5, 2016

A fire that broke out at a Main Street home in Hobart on Saturday afternoon was put out quickly thanks to local firefighters -- and a quick-thinking state trooper who grabbed a garden hose, the Daily Star reports. When [Hobart fire chief Josh] Mason... Read more

Newburgh man falls to his death at Kaaterskill Falls

Kaaterskill Falls in 2009

By Lissa Harris on Nov. 14, 2016

A Newburgh man fell to his death from the top of Kaaterskill Falls on Saturday, Nov. 12, New York State Police report. According to a police statement, 30-year-old Anthony Miele was hiking near the top of the two-tier falls when he slipped on ice and moss... Read more

Rural Catskills voters go for Trump, Faso

By Lissa Harris on Nov. 9, 2016

New York State voters opted overwhelmingly for Hillary Clinton in the Presidential election on Tuesday; in unofficial results, Clinton received roughly 58.8 percent of the votes cast, while Donald Trump got 37.4 percent.  In the Catskills region -- and in... Read more

Election Day in the Catskills


By Lissa Harris on Nov. 7, 2016

Tuesday, Nov. 8 is Election Day -- and we've put together a few resources to help Catskills voters make the most of it.  The widget below is from Google. Type in your address to see who's on the ballot in your district, and to find the location of your... Read more


Catskills Food Guide
By Julia Reischel
Sep. 19, 2016
Above: This photo, "Wolf River Apples" by William Palmer, won a spot on the cover of the 2016 Catskills Food Guide in the 2016 Catskills Food Guide Photo Contest. The harvest moon rose this past...


Nick Bove
By Jessica Porter
Nov. 7, 2016
Tannersville recently welcomed a new outdoors store, Hunter Mountain Outfitters. The shop celebrated its grand opening on Memorial Day weekend, and is gearing up for its first winter season. But it’s...

Letters to the Editor

Letter to the Editor
To the Editor: Is there ever going to be a cell phone service tower to serve Andes, NY? It sure would make great sense in todays standards and also for life saving safety reasons, how about it? Nick...
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