Andrew Wyrich


Jul. 31, 2012
Above: John Schulman (left) and Scott Finley in their new Bovina bake shop. Photos by Andrew Wyrich. When John Schulman and Scott Finley were deciding on a name for their soon-to-be-opened café, one option in particular immediately stuck.  “We just kept... Read more
Jul. 31, 2012
Starting today at 4 p.m., Ulster County will be buzzing with humming motors, fried food, and live music as the 125th annual Ulster County Fair begins. This year, over 45,000 people are expected to wander through the lines of rides and vendors at the... Read more
Jul. 26, 2012
A 52-year-old Palenville man was arrested for burglary on Saturday after allegedly threatening a homeowner with a hammer and knife, a New York State Police press release said. Michael P.  Legari was arrested by New York State Police in Catskill after an... Read more
Jul. 23, 2012
Above: Chalk artist Jeanie Burns works on her piece at the Hudson Valley Chalk Art Festival. All photos by Steve Brooks. New Paltz was chalk-full of artists this weekend, as Water Street Market hosted the first ever Hudson Valley Chalk Art Festival.... Read more
Jul. 19, 2012
On Tuesday, Woodstock's town board voted to adopt zoning law changes banning natural gas drilling and other petroleum exploration activities within town borders. The move was applauded by residents at a public hearing held before the vote, the Daily... Read more
Jul. 19, 2012
Above: The SUNY Delhi culinary team posing after winning the American Culinary Federation National Championship. Left to right: Stephanie Wickert, Leonard Messina, Edward Maley, team captain Matthew Howard, and James Russell. Photo Courtesy of SUNY Delhi... Read more
Jul. 18, 2012
Coming off a spur of drug-related arrests, local police are concerned that heroin might be being injected into the region at an alarming rate, according to an article by The Daily Mail. The Greene County Sheriff's Office announced the arrest of Erkan... Read more
Jul. 18, 2012
The driver of a Jeep Cherokee that collided with a ShortLine bus on Route 42 in Monticello yesterday has been pronounced dead, a New York State Police press release said. Yesterday afternoon, according to the press release, the driver of the Jeep clipped... Read more
Jul. 17, 2012
Above: Early morning fishing at the Ashokan Reservoir in the Catskills. Photo submitted to our Flickr Pool by Timothy E. Cox. We've been getting a lot of great photos in our Flickr group pool lately. Below, please enjoy some gorgeous shots of local... Read more
Jul. 16, 2012
Lightning struck an RV at Yogi Bear Jellystone Park in the Ulster County town of Gardner on Sunday, setting it on fire, according to a news story in today's Daily Freeman. Four Long Island children were inside the RV when it the lightning struck, setting... Read more
Jul. 16, 2012
Above: 22-year-old Zan Strumfeld browses through some of the many used books available at this year’s Elting Memorial Library Fair. Photo by Andrew Wyrich. Bookworms from across the Catskills crawled throughout New Paltz last weekend for the 56th annual... Read more
Jul. 13, 2012
Above: A striking depiction of the Grim Reaper graces the front of an empty trailer on state Route 32 in Rosendale. Photo by Andrew Wyrich. The future of a unique roadside sign in Rosendale could be getting a bit grimmer. Rosendale Town Supervisor... Read more
Jul. 12, 2012
After much debate and discussion, HealthAlliance of the Hudson Valley is moving toward closing Kingston Hospital and move all hospital services to the campus of neighboring Benedictine Hospital within 18 months, the group announced on July 9. An HAHV... Read more
Jul. 9, 2012
A 21 year-old Saugerties woman was arrested for rape last Thursday after allegedly engaging in sexual intercourse with a 12-year-old boy, according to a New York State Police press release. After an investigation by the Ulster County Family Violence... Read more
Jun. 28, 2012
Two Saugerties residents were convicted by a jury in federal court today on charges stemming from a mortgage fraud scheme, according to a press release from the FBI. Thomas Komasa, 47 and Heidi Komasa, 39, were both convicted by a jury in United States... Read more
Jun. 27, 2012
A 27-year-old Saugerties man was shot dead by Pennsylvania state police on Saturday morning after he allegedly attempted to break into a house. According to several news reports, Adam L. Schillinger was shot and killed at approximately 8 a.m. on Saturday... Read more