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By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016 - 6:02 pm
One person drowned, another was killed when an SUV flipped over and a third was found riding in a car with a gunshot wound in a series of odd incidents in Greene County over the weekend, according to media reports. Only sketchy details are available from... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016 - 5:40 pm
A 49-year-old man has died of injuries sustained in a crash with a deer that happened on Wednesday, July 6 in the Delaware County town of Roxbury, according to the Daily Star, the Catskill Mountain News and the Associated Press. The Catskill Mountain News... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016 - 3:59 pm
Above: A screenshot from an Albany News 10 report about the suspicious fires in Summit.  A multi-agency investigation is underway following a string of suspicious car fires in the Schoharie County town of Summit. Schoharie County Fire Coordinator Matt... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Monday, Jul. 11, 2016 - 1:37 pm
Above: Close to 500 bags of heroin were found in a car headed from the Bronx to the Delaware County village of Sidney last summer, according to a police report. Photo via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.  Besieged by a worsening heroin and opioid... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Friday, Jul. 8, 2016 - 6:18 pm
Above: The Open Eye Theater in Margaretville hosts a monthly open mic night on every first Friday of the month. Tonight, Friday, July 8, the venue hosts its July open mic night starting at 7 p.m. The event was pushed back a week due to the Fourth of July... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Jul. 7, 2016 - 8:19 am
Above: Alok Vaid-Menon and Janani Balasubramanian, the members of Darkmatter, a trans south asian performance art duo that will appear at Mount Tremper Arts on Saturday, July 16. Image via the MTA website. Mount Tremper Arts is expanding its public... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2016 - 1:09 pm
Above: Heroin, cocaine, cash and marijuana seized from a hotel room in Davenport on Tuesday, July 5. Photo via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.  A 21-year-old man from the Bronx was arrested with heroin and cocaine packaged for sale in a motel room... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2016 - 12:46 pm
Above: Members of the Middleburgh Fire Department's water rescue team move Mike Silocott, a 60-year-old Troy man, across the Schoharie Creek after he fell 15 feet off of a cliff into the water on Sunday, July 3. The photo was originally posted on the... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Wednesday, Jul. 6, 2016 - 12:17 pm
The June 17 death of Middleburgh resident Joshua C. Camp, a 31-year-old man who died on a dirt bike after being struck by a police car, may end up before a Schoharie County grand jury, according to Times Journal reporter David Avitabile. The June 29 issue... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 1, 2016 - 8:35 pm
Above: A poster promoting Lake Wawaka in the Delaware County hamlet of Halcottsville, one of six ads that will promote the Catskills region in the NYC public transit system this summer. To see all six posters, click here.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo pulled out all... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Thursday, Jun. 30, 2016 - 9:07 am
Above: The Yardbirds play the rebooted Belleayre Music Festival this Saturday. After taking a season off for the first time in 23 years for financial reasons, the Belleayre Music Festival returns this summer to the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center in the... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Wednesday, Jun. 29, 2016 - 12:47 pm
Above: Fireworks at the 2015 Margaretville Fire Department Field Days carnival and fair. Photo by Mark Zilberman, shared in the Watershed Post Flickr pool.  The Catskills are exploding this weekend with traditional Fourth of July fun: BBQ, beer, bands and... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Tuesday, Jun. 28, 2016 - 11:06 pm
Above: Republican John Faso will face Democrat Zephyr Teachout in the general election for the 19th Congressional District, which covers the entire Catskills region of New York.  After months of contentious campaigning and political sparring, New York's... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Tuesday, Jun. 28, 2016 - 8:16 am
Above: Republican John Faso squares off against Republican Andrew Heaney and Democrat Zephyr Teachout goes head to head with Democrat Will Yandik in a primary election today, Tuesday, June 28.  Following months of contentious and hard campaigning, voters... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Monday, Jun. 27, 2016 - 11:36 am
Above: Delaware County Watershed Affairs Commissioner Dean Frazier delivers comments at a hearing on the renewal of New York City's Filtration Avoidance Determination (FAD) on Tuesday, June 21 in Delhi. Photo by Robert Cairns. A hearing last week on the... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Friday, Jun. 24, 2016 - 6:24 pm
Above: Rabbi Irving Goodman at Monday’s forum in Monticello. Photo by Timothy Knight.   Members of Sullivan County's Orthodox Jewish community and elected public officials came together in the Sullivan County village of Monticello on Monday, June 20 to... Read more
By Robert Burke Warren on Friday, Jun. 24, 2016 - 10:42 am
Above: A tribal dress that is believed to be made from the coats of Union soldiers who fell at the Battle of Little Bighorn. Photo courtesy of Delaware County resident Cliff Eaglefeathers, who rediscovered the artifact. This weekend, June 24, 25 and 26,... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Thursday, Jun. 23, 2016 - 3:41 pm
Above: A rendering of the reconstruction of the Blenheim Covered Bridge. Blenheim residents are one step closer to getting their beloved covered bridge back after the Schoharie County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to submit final design plans for... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Tuesday, Jun. 21, 2016 - 9:39 am
Above: Dawn Johnson addresses the Schoharie Town Board about stone mining in Schoharie before a crowd of concerned residents in April 2016. Photo by Timothy Knight. Members of the Schoharie Town Board voted down a motion to pull out of a proposed... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 20, 2016 - 1:49 pm
A clandestine methamphetamine lab was found in the woods in the Ulster County town of Rochester on Sunday, June 20, according to the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. Police found the meth lab in a "wooded area" on the property of 28-year-old Randall Lynch... Read more

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