By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 29, 2016 - 7:45 am
An 18-year-old man from Brooklyn drowned while swimming across the Delaware River on Saturday, Aug. 27, according to the New York State Police and the Times Herald-Record. Jonathan Hernandez, who was visiting the Sullivan County hamlet of Barryville, was... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 24, 2016 - 12:10 am
Widespread confusion and and eerie coincidence surround the death of a 56-year-old Westfield, New Jersey woman who fell off a cliff alongside Kaaterskill Creek in the Greene County Catskills on Friday, Aug. 19. The woman, Marcy K. Yates, was hiking on... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 28, 2016 - 9:38 am
Above: Kaaterskill Falls. Photo by Andy Arthur via Flickr.  Despite extensive safety improvements at Kaaterskill Falls, another person has died after falling off the famous waterfall while hiking. A 17-year-old New Jersey man died on Wednesday morning,... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016 - 7:35 pm
State police say that a Preston Hollow man died in a one-vehicle crash on Friday, July 8 in the Schoharie County town of Blenheim. According to Trooper Mark J. Cepiel, the public information officer at Troop G headquarters in Latham, troopers were... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016 - 6:02 pm
One person drowned, another was killed when an SUV flipped over and a third was found riding in a car with a gunshot wound in a series of odd incidents in Greene County over the weekend, according to media reports. Only sketchy details are available from... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 12, 2016 - 5:40 pm
A 49-year-old man has died of injuries sustained in a crash with a deer that happened on Wednesday, July 6 in the Delaware County town of Roxbury, according to the Daily Star, the Catskill Mountain News and the Associated Press. The Catskill Mountain News... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 20, 2016 - 10:52 am
The New York State Police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Middleburgh man who died after being struck by a Schoharie County Sheriff's Office patrol car on Friday, June 17 while fleeing from the deputy on an unregistered dirt-bike motorcycle.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, May. 19, 2016 - 7:06 am
Above: Zula the zebra, in a widely distributed photo of the animal by Richard Myer. Many humans have fallen to their deaths hiking in Kaaterskill Clove, a steep and scenic gorge that runs along windy Route 23A through the Greene County hamlets of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 17, 2016 - 5:04 pm
A 58-year-old man died on Monday, May 16 when his pickup truck left the roadway, struck a culvert and overturned in the Delaware County town of Kortright, according to a press release from the New York State Police. The driver was 58-year-old Michael C.... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Mar. 3, 2016 - 4:20 pm
Above: "Catskill Snow Storm in October" by Francine Barbet. Image via barbetart.com. Seventy-eight-year-old Francine Barbet was killed in the Greene County town of Jewett on Friday, Feb. 26 when she walked with her dog into the path of an oncoming Jeep... Read more


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