By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016 - 4:36 pm
The driver of a piece of farm equipment died on Wednesday, Jan. 13 when the vehicle, a four-wheel payloader, sank upside down in an icy pond in the Schoharie County town of Wright, according to the Schoharie County Sheriff's Office. A press release issued... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016 - 4:40 pm
Above: 52 Burton St. in Walton. Image via Google Street View, August 2014.  Police and firefighters narrowly avoided being trapped in an intentionally-set explosion in a house in Walton on Monday, Jan. 11, according to a press release from the Walton... Read more
By Timothy Knight on Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 - 1:52 pm
Above: Schoharie County Sheriff Tony Desmond. Image via RawStory.  After months of unexpected twists and turns, the Schoharie County Board of Supervisors voted to adopt a 2016 county budget on Tuesday, Nov. 24 that hits the Schoharie County Sheriff’s... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 16, 2015 - 10:41 am
A 20-year-old man from Queens caused $3,000 of damage to the soccer field in Callicoon Center's town park on Thursday, Nov. 12 while "doing donuts" in his sports utility vehicle, police say. "Doing donuts" refers to driving and skidding in tight, sharp... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 13, 2015 - 8:56 am
Above: A map of the area affected by a telecom outage in Sullivan County, via NY Alert. A telecom outage affected emergency phone calls to 911 placed from landlines in the Sullivan County town of Rockland between 12:20 a.m. and 1:18 a.m. on Friday, Nov.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2015 - 2:11 pm
Above: Sour Skittles. Photo by Flickr user Incase.  Police are investigating how a rusty razor blade got inside a bag of Sour Skittles that was given to a trick-or-treater in the Delaware County town of Roxbury on Halloween night. According to a press... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015 - 10:26 pm
Above: An AMBER Alert for Walton resident Edna Cering and Sidney resident Michael Hazen. Source: Fox 5 News.  Update, Saturday, Oct. 24: The newborn has been located at the home of a relative and appears to be in good health, according to a press release... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 14, 2015 - 2:50 pm
An elderly woman who wandered away from her home in the Schoharie County town of Esperance was found alive but hypothermic in a ditch on Columbus Day morning, according to Tony Desmond, the Schoharie County Sheriff. The woman, who is 91 years old and has... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Oct. 13, 2015 - 5:21 pm
The New York State Police and the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office are investigating a homicide in the Sullivan County hamlet of Swan Lake, located in the town of Liberty, according to media reports.  Police found the body of Michael Northcote on Monday,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Oct. 9, 2015 - 1:04 pm
A 46-year-old East Durham man allegedly assaulted another man with a sword on Friday, Oct. 2, sending his victim to the hospital, police say. David M. Girard was arrested by the New York State Police and charged with felony assault and criminal possession... Read more


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