By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2010 - 4:02 pm
The Times Herald-Record and the Daily Freeman are reporting that Jeffrey W. Kayes, the driver of a dump truck that sparked an enormous fire on Rte. 9W in the town of Esopus on Tuesday, is facing criminal charges. The Record reports that those charges are... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 30, 2010 - 10:06 am
Video of yesterday's fire posted by YouTube user Aylazon. The inferno in the town of Esopus yesterday was nightmarish -- the flames were so hot that they melted a natural gas pipeline buried underground, according to the Daily Freeman. (They also... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 29, 2010 - 10:45 am
A fuel tanker and a dump truck crashed on 9W in Esopus around 8:30 this morning, causing a fire that gutted a nearby business and reportedly caused injuries. The Times Herald-Record reports: The two trucks apparently collided and went partially off the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Saturday, May. 8, 2010 - 4:13 pm
Seventeen-year-old Larry Nix-Marks was arrested yesterday while on the way to the BOCES school in Port Ewen, for allegedly bringing a machete to, well, some kind of fight: Capt. Michael Freer of the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office said Larry Nix-Marks, 17... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 29, 2010 - 7:16 pm
Sustainable Esopus dishes up some recent data from the Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency, and concludes that Esopus's dismal recycling rate (18.7 percent, compared to a 40.7 percent recycling rate across the county) is costing it serious taxpayer... Read more


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