By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 7, 2011 - 12:58 pm
We'll be doing another special flooding edition of our radio show at 1pm today. Listen live by clicking here.
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 11, 2011 - 8:36 am
40-year-old Kingston resident Scott Albright was arrested yesterday, after his four-year-old son was found wandering in a road in the town of Esopus. The Ulster County Sheriff's Office reports: Investigation yielded further evidence that the child was... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jun. 17, 2011 - 8:48 am
The Ulster County Sheriff's Office is reporting that its deputies arrested two men in Port Ewen early this morning for making "loud and unreasonable" noise and then breaking and attempting to steal a decorative tugboat. Robert Wiltshire and Mark Stanzione... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, May. 16, 2011 - 3:21 pm
A 51-year-old burglar reportedly startled a homeowner in his own house yesterday morning. The alleged intruder, Jeffrey DePace, fled when the resident confronted him, but was soon located by Ulster County Sheriff's deputies, who arrested DePace and... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 27, 2011 - 9:36 am
The Daily Freeman has the story (and some heart-stopping photos): ST. REMY — Three students and the driver escaped a school bus fire Tuesday afternoon on Union Center Road in this town of Esopus hamlet, according to the St. Remy fire chief. Michael... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Apr. 25, 2011 - 9:24 pm
Tragedy struck in Esopus this afternoon when 22-year-old Thomas Heil was struck and killed by a CSX train. His brother, 20-year-old Christopher Heil, was also on the tracks, and sustained a shoulder injury. The press release from the Ulster County Sheriff... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2011 - 3:04 pm
This may be upstate New York, but getting drunk and waving a shotgun still gets you arrested around here. From the Daily Freeman: A 50-year-old man was in custody after police responded to a report of an “intoxicated man armed with a shotgun” in Port... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Mar. 27, 2011 - 12:26 pm
With a glut of vacation houses standing empty most of the year, break-ins are a perennial problem in the Catskills and Hudson Valley. But this one kinda takes the cake: A scrum of (mostly) teenagers allegedly occupied a house on Beaverkill Road in Stone... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 - 3:07 pm
The Times Herald-Record and the Daily Freeman both have the sad story -- Mount St. Alphonsus, the the castle-like seminary and retreat center on the banks fo the Hudson in Esopus, will close next year. Photo from the Mount St. Alphonsus website.
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 - 2:45 pm
This just in from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office: An unnamed 28-year-old woman reportedly has experienced what might be the world's worst employment interview in the town of Esopus. According to a press release (read it in full below), the woman was... Read more


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