Julia Reischel

Articles

Oct. 9, 2015
A 46-year-old East Durham man allegedly assaulted another man with a sword on Friday, Oct. 2, sending his victim to the hospital, police say. David M. Girard was arrested by the New York State Police and charged with felony assault and criminal... Read more
Oct. 6, 2015
  UPDATE: New York State Police have confirmed to Action News that a man is in custody, after a standoff situation Tuesday... Posted by WBNG-TV Action News on Tuesday, October 6, 2015 Update, 2 p.m., October 7, 2015: The New York State Police have... Read more
Oct. 6, 2015
Above: One of Catskill Puppet Theater's giant puppets at the Taste of the Catskills Festival. From the Taste of the Catskills Festival website.  Giant puppets, a bocce tournament, the "Farm Olympics," a horse show and live music on two stages come to... Read more
Oct. 5, 2015
You've got two weeks left to submit your photos to the 2016 Catskills Food Guide Photo Contest for a chance to win a $75 gift certificate from the Peekamoose Restaurant and Tap Room. Check out the great entries that we've gotten so far by clicking here... Read more
Oct. 2, 2015
On Friday, Oct. 2, the Army National Guard removed a deadly pileup of logs from the Esopus Creek where 14-year-old Jordyn Engler drowned last month. A warning sign has also been installed, apparently in the last 24 hours, by the New York Department of... Read more
Oct. 1, 2015
For the first time since Sept. 5, when a family outing on the Esopus Creek turned tragic, Jeffrey Engler is speaking publicly about the accident that claimed his daughter's life. Fourteen-year-old Jordyn Engler's death, which occurred at the peak of... Read more
Sep. 30, 2015
Over six inches of rain have fallen in the past day in the high peaks region of the Catskills, causing minor flooding in streams in Greene and Ulster counties on Wednesday, Sept. 30.  Schools in the Greene County town of Catskill closed early today, and... Read more
Sep. 28, 2015
Above: A map of the epicenter of the earthquake that hit North Blenheim on Saturday, Sept 26. Map by the U.S. Geological Survey.  A 3.0 magnitude earthquake that shook Schoharie County on Saturday night, Sept. 26 did not damage the Gilboa Dam or the New... Read more
Sep. 28, 2015
Above: Jay Ungar & Molly Mason perform "Ashokan Farewell." It took Catskills fiddler Jay Ungar less than an hour to write "Ashokan Farewell," a haunting fiddle tune that has become an iconic folk song covered by legions of fans and memorably used by... Read more
Sep. 25, 2015
Above: A screenshot of the Duque famliy being interviewed on CNN.  When Pope Francis visits the Our Lady Queen of Angels School in Harlem today, Friday, Sept. 25, a family from the Delaware County village of Margaretville will be there to meet with him.... Read more
Sep. 25, 2015
A 60-year-old Jefferson man shot and killed a 43-year-old man in the Schoharie County town of Jefferson early on Thursday, Sept. 24 during a dispute in a home on Westkill Road, police say. Left: Jack S. Macaluso. Photo via the New York State Police. ... Read more
Sep. 24, 2015
A Roxbury man who has a history of threatening police and members of Delaware County's Department of Social Services was arrested again on Wednesday, Sept. 23 for allegedly threatening to kill his wife and 14-year-old daughter with a rifle, according to... Read more
Sep. 24, 2015
From left to right: Muhammad Muriel, Furman Gilmore, Michael Richardson and Jessica Richardson. Photos via the New York State Police. A large heroin trafficking operation based in the Greene County town of Cairo was uncovered by police on Wednesday, Sept... Read more
Sep. 23, 2015
Above: Image by Flickr user Liz West.  Fields of cauliflower once lined the cool, wet hills of the Delaware County Catskills. The region featured perfect growing conditions for vegetable, which Mark Twain called "cabbage with a college education." The... Read more
Sep. 23, 2015
Above: Garlic grown by Grand Gorge Garlic and Maple. Photo by Julia Reischel.  Tens of thousands of people come to the annual Hudson Valley Garlic Festival in Saugerties every year to celebrate everyone's favorite clove. For two days this weekend, about ... Read more
Sep. 22, 2015
Above: A man who reportedly tried to steal a 15-foot steel tank was caught when the tank crushed the bed of the pickup truck carrying it, causing some erratic driving. Photo via the Sullivan County Sheriff's Office.  A 33-year-old Glen Wild man bit off... Read more
Sep. 21, 2015
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
Sep. 18, 2015
Above: This photo, of a duck in Parksville, was taken by Chris Graham and won second place in the 2015 Catskills Food Guide Photo Contest. The contest is now closed. Look for the print 2016 Catskills Food Guide next year for the winners! - Ed.  It's... Read more
Sep. 18, 2015
Above: An historic marker for Blenheim's covered bridge in 2008. Photo by Jimmy Emerson, via Flickr.  After years of wrangling, historic preservationists have won their fight to build a replica of Blenheim's Old Covered Bridge, which was washed out in... Read more
Sep. 16, 2015
A John Lennon scarecrow, above, stands watch over Bovina Farm Day on Sunday, Sept. 6, one of the contestants in the festival's scarecrow contest. The Lennon scarecrow didn't win--that honor went to "Edgar Allen Crow," by Marni Greenberg, below. Photos by... Read more

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