By Lissa Harris on Friday, Sep. 2, 2011 - 12:48 pm
Incredible video from Accord of local residents building a temporary bridge to help neighbors escape from behind a washed-out road. (Hat tip to Kitty Sheehan, who posted this on Twitter. Not sure who the videographer is.)
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Aug. 17, 2011 - 10:23 am
A mockup of what a Rondout Valley tourist map might look like, from the Valley of the Giants website. Pop artist Maria Reidelbach -- the force of nature behind Kerhonkson's "Gnome Chomsky," the world's second-largest garden gnome -- has a vision for... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jul. 27, 2011 - 12:13 pm
Photo of graffiti on the new Kerhonkson bridge across the Rondout, from Terry Bernardo's Facebook page. You can hardly blame Ulster County legislator Terry Bernardo for being mad about graffiti on the bridge across the Rondout Creek in Kerhonkson. After... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jul. 25, 2011 - 6:46 am
Early Sunday morning, a car struck a tree in the Ulster County town of Rochester, injuring three occupants. Its driver, 20-year-old Matthew Kalaschenkow of Accord, faces DWI, vehicular assault, reckless endangerment, and various traffic charges. From the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Apr. 4, 2011 - 4:01 pm
Revelers at the Rock N Roll Resort festival last weekend in Kerhonkson. Photo via the Rock N Roll Resort Facebook page. To stay in the black, a Borscht Belt resort needs to branch out into tie dye and bongs, according to the Times Herald-Record, which... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 - 9:59 am
(Post has been updated -- scroll to bottom for more details.) In addition to Friday's Grand Gorge car accident, which claimed the life of a Gilboa man, last weekend saw two other fatal accidents: a snowmobile crash in the town of Rochester and a car... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 29, 2010 - 11:21 am
Accord resident Kevin Chronister, 46, has been arrested and charged with endangering the welfare of a child for allegedly trying to burn a 9-year-old with a lit cigarette. A press release from the Ulster County Sheriff's Department: Deputies from the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Sep. 15, 2010 - 4:41 pm
A middle-aged man and two teenagers allegedly forced their way into a household in Accord in Ulster County on Monday and attacked a person they found inside. Forty-year-old Chip Daole, 19-year-old Justin Cox, and 17-year-old Dylan Cox were arrested. From... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Sep. 13, 2010 - 5:21 pm
Alexis Muniz, who hails from Accord in Ulster County, had to let her Facebook friends know that she was working another job while collecting workers compensation, which is a big, felonious no-no. The Poughkeepsie Journal reports that the authorities... Read more


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