By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014 - 12:45 pm
William Hrazanek, the embattled owner of multiple Catskills junkyards, was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 23 in connection with a chemical spill on Wittenberg Road in the Ulster County hamlet of Mount Tremper last year. Left: William Hrazanek in a DEC mugshot... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Sep. 16, 2014 - 6:36 pm
For months, backers of the long-planned Belleayre Resort project have been eagerly anticipating the end of the state Department of Environmental Conservation's lengthy process of environmental review. The developer, Crossroads Ventures LLC, is eager to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 5, 2014 - 12:58 am
A 66-year-old Margaretville woman who was allegedly dealing large amounts of cocaine out of her house has been arrested by Delaware County police, and is facing multiple felony drug trafficking charges.  Delaware County sheriff's deputies arrested Diana... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Sep. 4, 2014 - 1:49 pm
For Tim Luby and Jess Fritscher, a pair of avid hikers with a longstanding love for the trails and hollows of the Catskills, visiting just wasn't enough.  "We were driving back from one of our many trips to the Catskills," Luby said. "I kind of blurted... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Sep. 3, 2014 - 5:37 pm
A Madison County man was arrested in the Delaware County town of Bovina on Monday and charged with second-degree murder for the death of his girlfriend, who was stabbed to death in the couple's Cazenovia home over the Labor Day weekend. The victim, 44-... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 2, 2014 - 12:15 pm
Vice President Joe Biden was indeed at the Emerson Resort & Spa in Mount Tremper on Saturday, August 30, according to Tony Lanza, a spokesman for the resort. Biden was part of a wedding party that stayed at the resort and attended several events there... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:43 pm
For Bud Holden and Ken Henderson, two old friends who have been fishing the Beaverkill for 40 years, it was supposed to be just another day on the river. But fate had other plans. On the morning of Thursday, August 21, Holden and Henderson were among a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014 - 4:37 pm
A head-on collision between two cars on Cat Hollow Road in the rural Delaware County town of Colchester claimed the life of a Nineveh man, and injured four Bronx residents, on Thursday morning.  The crash occurred around 10 am on Thursday, August 21, when... Read more
By Heather Rolland on Friday, Aug. 1, 2014 - 4:37 pm
Outdoor recreation opportunities abound in the Catskills, running the gamut from strolling on rail trails to expert-only wilderness bushwhacks. Whatever your adventure level — or your dog’s — there’s plenty to do with a pup in tow here in the Catskills.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 30, 2014 - 12:38 pm
The Catskill Heritage Alliance, a local environmental group that has long been critical of the proposed Belleayre Resort project in Highmount, has released a study that claims the resort will fail unless scaled back. The study, commissioned by Washington... Read more


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