By Robert Cairns on Monday, Feb. 8, 2016 - 10:31 am
Above: Police say the body of a Walton man was found in this burned-out apartment in Walton. Photo by Robert Cairns. Police say a man died in an early morning fire on Monday, Feb. 8 at an apartment house at 22 Benton Avenue in the Delaware County village... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Oct. 29, 2015 - 10:14 am
Above: KeyBank officials Charles Larsen and Jacquelyn Kahrs present a $2,000 check to Phoenicia Fire Chief Gary Carr. Photos contributed by Robin Kirk. The staff of the KeyBank building that was gutted by fire in the Ulster County hamlet of Phoenicia on... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Sep. 21, 2015 - 2:35 pm
Above: The newly-renovated KeyBank building in Phoenicia reopens on Monday, Sept. 28. (A few finishing touches, including a metal handrail on the entrance ramp, will be completed by then.) Photo courtesy of KeyBank.  The KeyBank building in the Ulster... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 22, 2015 - 8:27 pm
Above: The Roosa Gap brush fire burns on the Shawangunk Ridge on Tuesday, May 5 as onlookers watch from Thornton Road in Wurtsboro. Photo by Michael Wentland.  An 18-year-old Wurtsboro man has been arrested for setting fires in the Sullivan County town of... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 15, 2015 - 1:36 pm
A man who was badly burned in an explosion behind the American Legion Post in Delhi on Wednesday, May 13 has died, police say. Joseph Mueller, 19, died in the evening on Thursday, May 14, according to Delhi Police Chief Mike Mills. On Wednesday, Mueller... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, May. 13, 2015 - 11:18 pm
Above: A video of the fire shot by Laura Gioffe and shared with the Watershed Post.  A 19-year-old Delhi man was gravely injured in an explosion behind the American Legion building in Delhi around 8:15 p.m. on Wednesday, May 13. The minivan he was driving... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, May. 12, 2015 - 12:12 pm
A forest fire that has been burning on Hunter Mountain since Thursday, May 7 is still burning, but has not jumped its containment line, said New York State Forest Ranger Rob Dawson on Tuesday May 12. In a sign of confidence that the Hunter Mountain fire... Read more
By Rebecca Andre on Tuesday, May. 12, 2015 - 11:16 am
Rebecca Andre, a resident of the Delaware County hamlet of Halcottsville, witnessed one of the many brush fires that have plagued the Catskills in the past week while she was out on a walk near her home last Thursday, May 7. Andre is a professional... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, May. 10, 2015 - 11:56 pm
Above: A helicopter fights the Hunter Mountain fire on Saturday, May 9. Photo by Ariel Woolheater.  Four days after it was sparked in a remote Greene County Valley, the largest forest fire to burn in the Catskills town of Hunter in living memory is fully... Read more
By Robert Cairns on Sunday, May. 10, 2015 - 4:16 pm
Firefighters were called on Sunday afternoon, May 10 to the Delaware County Solid Waste Management Center in Walton, where a smoky fire was burning in a pile of construction and demolition debris. The "C & D" pile contains wood, plastic and other... Read more


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