Julia Reischel

Articles

Sep. 16, 2015
Update: 11:49 a.m. The alert for Louise E. Scheurich was cancelled at 11:49 a.m.  An 87-year-old Narrowsburg woman is missing after being last seen at 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15 getting gas in Binghamton, according to the New York State Police in... Read more
Sep. 15, 2015
The Walton Reporter has on-the-scene reporting from the Delaware County town of Colchester, where a tractor trailer apparently smashed into a home around 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The driver of the truck has been injured, the paper reports:  A... Read more
Sep. 15, 2015
Police around the Catskills made a slew of drug trafficking arrests this past week, finding a secret marijuana grow house in Walton, 98 bags of heroin during a traffic stop in Saugerties, and a dealer who allegedly sold prescription medications from his... Read more
Sep. 14, 2015
Above: Bovina-based Esquela wins first prize at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Photo by Wendy Buerge, via Esquela's Facebook page.  Esquela, a rock band based in the Delaware County town of Bovina, took home a national title on Saturday: the best... Read more
Sep. 11, 2015
Above: Photo via the Woodstock Riding Club's Facebook page.  Founded in 1947, the Woodstock Riding Club has been running horse shows for generations of Ulster County kids on its property at the base of Ohayo Mountain. Over the decades, membership in the... Read more
Sep. 11, 2015
At the Big Eddy Film Festival in Narrowsburg next weekend, filmmakers Caroline Laskow and Ian Rosenberg will attend the Catskills premiere of "Welcome to Kutsher's," their documentary about the legendary Borscht Belt resort that inspired the film "Dirty... Read more
Sep. 11, 2015
Image via the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society's website.  If you've always wanted an excuse to dress your dog in a grass skirt, tomorrow you'll have your chance at the Heart of the Catskills Humane Society's "Bow Wow Luau," a combination fundraiser... Read more
Sep. 11, 2015
There were lots of close political contests across the Catskills in yesterday's primary election. Here are the results in the hottest races.  DELAWARE COUNTY In the race for Delaware County Family Court Judge, Conservative voters overwhelmingly chose... Read more
Sep. 11, 2015
Above: SUNY Delhi's campus. Image via Google Maps. A SUNY Delhi freshman from Wappingers Falls was found dead in a wooded area above the hillside campus on Tuesday, Sept. 8, according to a college official. The student, who is not being identified by... Read more
Sep. 10, 2015
Photo by Kristin Ausk, via Flickr. Today--Thursday, Sept. 10--is primary election day in New York, and voters who are registered with political parties across the Catskills can go to the polls to vote for town and county candidates running in primary... Read more
Sep. 10, 2015
Above: A video report from NBC New York about the death of three people on Route 17 on Sept. 7. A couple and their future son-in-law died in a fatal rollover crash on Route 17 in the Sullivan County town of Mamakating on Labor Day, according to a New... Read more
Sep. 10, 2015
The Ulster County town of Olive has a lot to celebrate this week. On Tuesday, Sept. 8, State Senator James L. Seward announced that the town will receive $150,000 in grants to buy new police equipment and to replace the roof of the town highway garage.... Read more
Sep. 9, 2015
The place where 14-year-old Jordyn Engler drowned on the Esopus Creek on Saturday, Sept. 5 was near a notorious local river hazard. But that didn’t stop a Catskills tubing company from dropping her off at an abandoned tubing launch nearby. The hazard, a... Read more
Sep. 6, 2015
A 20-year-old man from Stamford died in the early morning hours of Friday, Sept. 4 after being accidentally pinned by his car on the side of the road in the Delaware County town of Davenport, police say. Travis J. Barra was found dead underneath his 1996... Read more
Sep. 5, 2015
A 14-year-old girl drowned in the Esopus Creek on Saturday, Sept. 5, according to the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. A report that an adult man and the teenage girl were in distress in the fast-moving river drew scores of first responders to a fishing... Read more
Sep. 5, 2015
The last place you'd expect to find a reggae festival is Bloomville, a hamlet in the middle of rolling dairy country. Here, you're lucky if you can get a strong radio signal, and if you do, you'll hear country or rock, or maybe bluegrass and folk.... Read more
Sep. 3, 2015
A man and a woman were found dead in an apartment in the Delaware County town of Delhi on Wednesday, Sept, 2, according to a press release from Delhi Police Chief Mike Mills. Thirty-four-year-old Christopher M. Bailey and 25-year-old Krista L. Hess were... Read more
Sep. 2, 2015
Peggy Brueckner lives near the Peekamoose Blue Hole, an icy Catskills pool that is recognized as one of the best swimming holes in the country. Her family has visited the hidden spot for 50 years. But this summer, due to hordes of tourists and the tons... Read more
Sep. 2, 2015
Truckloads of trash have been left in wild Catskills spaces every week during the summer of 2015. The problem is growing, officials say.  In partnership with Visit Vortex, the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development, the New York-New Jersey... Read more
Aug. 31, 2015
Above: Jeff Senterman accepts his new post as the executive director of the Catskill Center for Conservation and Development on Saturday, Aug. 29. Photo via the Catskill Center's Instagram feed.  Jeff Senterman, the former Catskills program director of... Read more

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