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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 Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Sep. 30, 2014 - 12:45 pm
William Hrazanek, the embattled owner of multiple Catskills junkyards, was arrested on Tuesday, Sept. 23 in connection with a chemical spill on Wittenberg Road in the Ulster County hamlet of Mount Tremper last year. Left: William Hrazanek in a DEC mugshot... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014 - 6:33 pm
The VW Parts building owned by infamous Fleischmanns junkyard operator William Hrazanek caught fire around 5 p.m. on Tuesday, August 26. The former junkyard, located at 717 Wagner Avenue, is in the process of being purchased with federal disaster funds as... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2014 - 5:24 pm
Above: William Hrazanek. Courtesy of the NYS DEC.  State environmental officials have filed criminal charges against junkyard owner William Hrazanek, 68, after the discovery of leaky drums of oil and gas found last year on his properties in Fleischmanns... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Jul. 11, 2013 - 2:41 pm
Above: VW Parts, William Hrazanek's junkyard that has sat on the bank of the Bushkill for over 20 years. Photo by Julia Reischel, taken on July 9, 2013.  In a rare show of force, a phalanx of state Department of Environmental Conservation officers raided ... Read more
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