By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 - 6:47 pm
Above: Firefighters respond to a fire near Phoenicia Thursday, Feb. 19. Photo by Sara Loughlin. A structure in the Ulster County town of Shandaken is on fire on Thursday, Feb. 19, according to eyewitnesses.  A neighbor down the street reports that a large... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Feb. 19, 2015 - 10:15 am
Above: Brian Olenych, fresh out of the sauna, is warm enough for anything in Arkville on Saturday, Feb. 14. Photos courtesy of Marcia Olenych. This February is in the top five of the coldest Februarys on record, according to the National Weather Service... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 17, 2015 - 1:09 am
The Key Bank building at 53 Main Street in Phoenicia was destroyed by fire on Monday night, Feb. 16, despite the efforts of about 100 local firefighters who showed up to battle the blaze. Several local residents called 911 to report the fire around 9:33 p... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 4, 2015 - 4:54 pm
Above: Firefighters battle a structure fire on White Road in the town of Middletown on Feb. 4. Photos by Julia Reischel. A house at 410 White Road in the Delaware County town of Middletown burned on the afternoon of Wednesday, Feb. 4.  Alice and Anthony... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2015 - 12:18 pm
A family of three, including an infant, was left homeless by a fire that completely destroyed their double wide trailer home on Oliverea Road in the Ulster County hamlet of Big Indian in the early morning hours of Wednesday, Jan. 14. The two parents, a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014 - 6:49 pm
Above: Photo by Flickr user grendelkhan.  A power surge during a large snowstorm caused electical outlets to smoke and pop in six houses in the Schoharie County town of Middleburgh early on Wednesday, Dec. 10. Beginning at 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday morning... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014 - 11:34 am
Above: The Monticello Fire Department's assistant fire chief talks to a Times Herald-Record reporter about a fire that burned bunkhouses and bungalows at Camp Shira, a Jewish summer camp near the Sullivan County village of Monticello on Monday, Oct. 6.... Read more
By Rich Muellerleile on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 - 3:33 pm
Not only is this week Fire Prevention Week, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo has just declared that today, Oct. 7, is Firefighter Appreciation Day. To mark the occasion, we've asked Rich Muellerleile, a firefighter, paramedic, and longtime Watershed Post columnist... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014 - 2:05 pm
A fire that destroyed the VW Parts building at 717 Wagner Avenue in Fleischmanns on August 26 was an accident, according to Delaware County fire investigators. Steve Hood, the director of Delaware County Emergency Services, told the Watershed Post in an... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014 - 5:43 pm
For Bud Holden and Ken Henderson, two old friends who have been fishing the Beaverkill for 40 years, it was supposed to be just another day on the river. But fate had other plans. On the morning of Thursday, August 21, Holden and Henderson were among a... Read more


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