By Julia Reischel on Saturday, Sep. 5, 2015 - 8:46 pm
A 14-year-old girl drowned in the Esopus Creek on Saturday, Sept. 5, according to the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. A report that an adult man and the teenage girl were in distress in the fast-moving river drew scores of first responders to a fishing... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 10, 2015 - 11:07 am
A 62-year-old man was killed after being hit by a car on Route 52 in the Sullivan County village of Jeffersonville on Wednesday, July 8, police say. Daniel Doherty, who lived in Jeffersonville, entered Route 52 near Willy Ave. and was struck by a 2012... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jun. 11, 2015 - 12:33 pm
Above: One of the many vertical climbing walls in the Shawangunks. Photo by Flickr user Laurel F.  An experienced rock climber died on Wednesday, June 10 while climbing without a rope in the Mokonk Preserve in the Ulster County town of Gardiner, police... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 8, 2015 - 2:46 pm
A 71-year-old woman was killed and her husband was injured in a head-on collision with a 19-year-old Prattsville man who was arrested for driving while intoxicated in the Delaware County hamlet of Grand Gorge on Sunday, June 7, police say. The crash... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 2, 2015 - 4:48 pm
Above: A photo of Aron Thomas posted on a GoFundMe page dedicated to a fund drive for his wife and children. Photo used with permission. After just two hours of deliberations, on Tuesday, June 2, an Ulster County Court jury convicted David Reese of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 26, 2015 - 4:51 pm
A 32-year-old man died and his 12-year-old passenger was seriously injured after their motocycle crashed head-on into a car in the Greene County town of Athens on the morning of Saturday, May 23, according to a press release from the New York State Police... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 26, 2015 - 4:28 pm
A 36-year-old Long Island man died instantly after he crashed an ATV into a creek in the Delaware County town of Tompkins on Sunday night, May 24, police say. Keith J. Stratton of Bellmore, New York had been at a family party on Apex Road that evening,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 19, 2015 - 4:10 pm
  Posted by Scott Trueblood on Thursday, March 26, 2015 Above: A photo of Scott Trueblood hang gliding, posted on his Facebook account.  A hang glider with a newly minted pilot's license died after crashing into a mountain in the Ulster County town... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2015 - 4:28 pm
Forty-two days after he was badly burned in an explosion in his garage in the Delaware County village of Margaretville, 72-year-old Glenford "Sandy" Scudder died of his injuries on Sunday, April 26 at Westchester Medical Center, according to an obituary... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Apr. 27, 2015 - 10:43 am
An 11-year-old DeLancey boy who was injured in an ATV crash in Hamden last week has died, according to the Delaware County Sheriff's Office and an obituary issued by the family. Left: Nicholas J. Dungan. Photo via his obituary at the Courtney Funeral Home... Read more


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