By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 - 1:20 pm
Pine Hill resident Richard Treitner. Contributed photo. Richard Treitner, an artist, poet, and self-described shaman who lives in the small hamlet of Pine Hill on the western edge of Ulster County, came home from Thanksgiving this year to find that his... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2010 - 9:33 am
Yesterday, the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office arrested 23-year-old Christopher Daughtery of Fulton for allegedly burning down a barn full of hay in the town of Wright on September 30. Here's a copy of the press release: Doughtery press release --... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Sep. 24, 2010 - 12:06 pm
This just in from the Delaware County Sheriff's Office: An unnamed 13-year-old who once lived in East Branch was arrested this morning and charged with setting a fire at a summer house on White Birch Lane in Hancock in July. Law enforcement is accusing... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 14, 2010 - 7:59 pm
From the Delaware County Sheriff's Department: At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Thursday evening, July 8th, firefighters from East Branch and Downsville Volunteer Fire Departments and Delaware County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to a structure fire on White... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 1, 2010 - 11:34 am
And despite a massive manhunt, he's still at large. From the Daily Freeman: The Sheriff’s Office said in a prepared statement late Wednesday that it believes the robber set the fire to draw police away from the center of town so that he could pull off the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 2, 2010 - 2:00 pm
Last November, the horse barn at the Delaware County fairground was destroyed by fire. Both of the teenagers who pled guilty to arson in the case are under 18 -- usually reason enough to keep a defendant's name out of the newspaper. But Judge Carl Becker... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Mar. 16, 2010 - 4:35 pm
Gilboa resident James E. Papas was arrested last week on charges that he intentionally set fire to his trailer and claimed he'd been blasted out of the window by an exploding furnace. A press release from the New York State Insurance Department: Papas... Read more


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