Julia Reischel

Articles

Jul. 21, 2016
Above: Environmental Conservation Officer Myles Schillinger and Nuisance Wildlife Agent Roy Lane removing a three-foot Eastern Timber rattlesnake from a Mount Tremper home on July 1. Photo via the NYS DEC. An environmental conservation officer and a... Read more
Jul. 16, 2016
Above: The Esopus Creek. Photo by Flickr user ScubaBear68. A 78-year-old retired doctor from New Jersey had a heart attack and died while fishing the Esopus Creek near the hamlet of Phoenicia on Thursday, July 14, according to a press release from the... Read more
Jul. 13, 2016
Above: A dumpster full of trash at the Peekamoose Blue Hole trailhead in Denning on July 7. Photo by Joe Ferrara.  Volunteers are invited to help clean up trash and litter this Sunday, July 17 at Peekamoose Blue Hole, a popular swimming hole in the... Read more
Jul. 13, 2016
Above: Vernon Benjamin of the town of Saugerties addresses New York State Department of Health staffer Pamela Young and a colleague at a public forum on New York City's Filtration Avoidance Determination on June 29 in Hunter. Saugerties isn't in New York... Read more
Jul. 12, 2016
A Deposit man driving a tow truck knocked over a utility pole and fled the scene while intoxicated on Monday in the Delaware County town of Tompkins, police say. Above: Adam K. Buteau. Photo via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.  Thirty-year-old Adam... Read more
Jul. 12, 2016
Above: County Road 42 in Ulster County, near Moon Haw Rd. in the town of Olive where a hiker was lost on Monday, July 11. Photo by Doug Kerr, via Flickr. New York State Forest Rangers and local first responders spent Monday, July 11 searching for a hiker... Read more
Jul. 12, 2016
A four-year-old boy from Brooklyn drowned on Sunday, July 10 in a partially-filled swimming pool at a summer bungalow colony in the Sullivan County town of Bethel, local newspapers report. The child, whose name has been alternatively reported as Shimon... Read more
Jul. 12, 2016
A 32-year-old Massachusetts man was arrested on Saturday, July 9 after he drunkenly drove his car into an occupied tent at a Ukrainian summer camp in the Ulster County town of Wawarsing and then threatened to use a firearm, police say. Yuriy Plesnik of... Read more
Jul. 12, 2016
One person drowned, another was killed when an SUV flipped over and a third was found riding in a car with a gunshot wound in a series of odd incidents in Greene County over the weekend, according to media reports. Only sketchy details are available from... Read more
Jul. 12, 2016
A 49-year-old man has died of injuries sustained in a crash with a deer that happened on Wednesday, July 6 in the Delaware County town of Roxbury, according to the Daily Star, the Catskill Mountain News and the Associated Press. The Catskill Mountain... Read more
Jul. 6, 2016
Above: Heroin, cocaine, cash and marijuana seized from a hotel room in Davenport on Tuesday, July 5. Photo via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.  A 21-year-old man from the Bronx was arrested with heroin and cocaine packaged for sale in a motel room... Read more
Jul. 1, 2016
Above: A poster promoting Lake Wawaka in the Delaware County hamlet of Halcottsville, one of six ads that will promote the Catskills region in the NYC public transit system this summer. To see all six posters, click here.  Gov. Andrew Cuomo pulled out... Read more
Jun. 20, 2016
A clandestine methamphetamine lab was found in the woods in the Ulster County town of Rochester on Sunday, June 20, according to the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. Police found the meth lab in a "wooded area" on the property of 28-year-old Randall Lynch... Read more
Jun. 20, 2016
Above: Donald M. Debrock is arrested on Thursday, June 16 in Walton. Photo via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.  Delaware County Sheriff's deputies raided an apartment on Benton Ave. in the town of Walton on Thursday, June 16 and arrested 32-year-... Read more
Jun. 20, 2016
A man died on Thursday, June 16 in the Sullivan County town of Bethel when a two-story apartment building caught fire, according to the New York State Police.  The fire, which fully engulfed a building located at 1240 Route 17B, possibly began in a... Read more
Jun. 20, 2016
The New York State Police are investigating the death of a 31-year-old Middleburgh man who died after being struck by a Schoharie County Sheriff's Office patrol car on Friday, June 17 while fleeing from the deputy on an unregistered dirt-bike motorcycle... Read more
Jun. 16, 2016
Above: Tim Cox shared this photo of a Flag Day observance at the American Legion in the Ulster County hamlet of Shokan on Tuesday, June 14 in the Watershed Post Flickr pool.
Jun. 8, 2016
Above: One of many depictions of the Onteora Indian at Onteora Central School. Photo via the Onteora Humans Rights Club.  At a meeting on Tuesday, June 7, the Onteora Central School District Board of Education voted 5 to 2 to change the school’s mascot... Read more
Jun. 8, 2016
Above: Souvenir pennies made by the new machine in Phoenicia. Photo by Brett Barry.  Kitsch-lovers rejoice! You can squish one of four Catskills-specific designs onto a souvenir penny in the Ulster County hamlet of Phoenicia using a hand-cranked machine... Read more
Jun. 6, 2016
Above: Doug Senterman, the Catskills Program Coordinator of the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference, cuts the ribbon on a new 0.5-mile trail at the Maurice D. Hinchey Catskill Interpretive Center. Photo courtesy of Doug Senterman. On Saturday, June 4, a... Read more

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