By WP Newsroom on Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 - 3:13 pm
Police are investigating the death of 22-year-old Erik Shook, who was found dead in his off-campus home on Tuesday, WRGB reports.
By WP Newsroom on Friday, Feb. 19, 2010 - 12:30 pm
A tractor-trailer carrying concrete crashed into a house in Davenport around 5am this morning, killing an occupant, the AP reports.
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010 - 9:22 am
Catskill Mountainkeeper recently hired a new regional director for Delaware, Ulster and Greene Counties: Aaron Bennett, an 11-year veteran of the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development. Here's the press release.
By WP Newsroom on Monday, Feb. 15, 2010 - 3:09 pm
**Update: Contrary to what the first story linked below says, no agreement has yet been reached on the Catskills signs, Peter Manning of the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development tells us. While the Adirondack signage has been resolved, plans... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 9, 2010 - 3:16 pm
The New Kingston Film Festival wants you. From Twitter: @NKFF Viva la NKFF! New Kingston Film Festival wants your film! Submissions open until June 15, 2010: http://newkingstonfilmfestival.com
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 - 11:29 am
The former owner of a shuttered Gilboa resort is suing the site's new owners, accusing them of fraud, stealing his golf cart, hot-wiring his tractor, and letting animals trample his lawn. In 2006, Jerome J. Gauthier sold the site of the former Golden... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Feb. 4, 2010 - 10:36 am
We've been following the escalating dispute between Attorney General Andrew Cuomo and local officials over five upstate hospitals and nursing homes that have been fined for flushing drugs down the drain. Here's a timeline of the controversy with links to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 - 8:54 pm
Delaware County Board of Supervisors chairman Jim Eisel submitted a grievance today to the Watershed Protection and Partnership Council. **Update: It has come to our attention that the letter below is a draft. ***Update 2: The county has sent it to the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010 - 7:44 pm
Un-Natural Gas reports that Calvin Tillman, mayor of DISH, Texas, is visiting Delaware County later this month to talk about the problems his town has had with natural gas drilling. DISH hosts eleven massive natural gas compressors, four metering... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 - 2:18 pm
Flanked by local officials at the offices of the Catskill Watershed Corporation, State Senator John Bonacic and Assemblyman Clifford Crouch call on Attorney General Andrew Cuomo to fire watershed inspector general Philip Bein. (Left to right: Hamden... Read more