By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2011 - 12:25 pm
Today's the day for village elections, and while many races across the Catskills have candidates for various village boards and mayors who are running unopposed, there are a few real contests out there. Here's a list of the heated challenges: Sullivan... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2011 - 8:38 am
Twenty-eight-year-old James Persico of Saugerties was killed yesterday when his Volvo crossed into an oncoming lane on Route 32 and collided head-on with a tractor trailer, New York State Police are reporting today. Here's the full press release: The New... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Feb. 19, 2011 - 2:19 pm
The New York State Police are reporting today that state troopers and town of Saugerties police officers shot and killed a pit bull after it attacked three people, including an infant, in a Saugerties home yesterday. The infant was reportedly saved from... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2011 - 9:49 am
From the Daily Freeman: Argentine immigrant and Saugerties restaurant owner Emilio Maya has, for the second time, received a one-year stay of deportation, according to U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey. Hinchey, D-Hurley, said in an e-mail on Tuesday that the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 24, 2011 - 2:02 pm
In the Freeman today: An update on the case of Emilio and Analia Maya, the Argentinian brother-sister duo behind the Tango Cafe in Saugerties, who are currently facing deportation next month for having illegally overstayed their visas. For now, the Mayas... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jan. 20, 2011 - 10:24 am
It's only January, but already summer plans to line the streets of local towns with gaudily-painted sculpture art are afoot. Most towns will likely remain bound by tradition. In Catskill, as far as we know, the theme of the public scuptures will still be... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011 - 10:15 am
According to a press release from the State Police, the sale of a stolen handgun in Saugerties on New Year's Day was interrupted when the gun went off. Reportedly, a bullet struck one man, who ended up at Columbia Memorial Hospital with a non-life... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Dec. 17, 2010 - 8:44 am
Photo of the Partition Street Wine Shop before the fire, via the shop's Facebook page. The Saugerties Times has a boot-strapping story this week about how neighbors of the Partition Street Wine Shop in Saugerties rallied to help the store reopen after it... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010 - 4:41 pm
The New York Times' House Tour columns can be quite cheeky. In an interview with a Saugerties second-home owner Jeff Blum on Thursday, reporter Bethany Lyttle (who weekends in Roxbury herself), got a pretty fabulous quote: In 2002 I was living in a loft... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010 - 3:53 pm
Two Honduran immigrant brothers perished in a fire at a Saugerties riding club when their cigarettes ignited their wood-frame bungalow on Wednesday night, Adam Bosch of the Times Herald-Record reports in today's paper. While the police have released few... Read more


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