By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 11, 2014 - 1:51 pm
Green Door, a Liberty-based quarterly magazine about Catskills life and culture, is shutting down. It's been a good run; in their three years and 13 issues, Green Door's founders have launched a multi-use art space on Liberty's Main Street, popularized... Read more
By Katherine Speller on Friday, Jun. 6, 2014 - 3:15 pm
Above: A room at the Arnold House. Photo courtesy of the Arnold House.  For over a century, urbanites have found refuge in the Catskills. But the heyday of the grand Victorian mountain hotels is over, and the era of Borscht Belt resort kitsch is passing... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 5, 2014 - 12:16 pm
The charge is "burglary," but according to state police, the only thing taken was a dump. A Saugerties man was arrested on Wednesday, after allegedly paying a visit to the Saugerties Chiropractic Center before opening hours and defecating on the carpet... Read more
By Katherine Speller on Wednesday, Jun. 4, 2014 - 3:06 pm
The tenth annual Mountain Jam Music Festival, produced by Radio Woodstock WDST and hosted by Hunter Mountain, kicks off on Thursday, June 5 and continues through Sunday, June 8 featuring a line-up of 40 musical acts across three stages. Jimmy Buff,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, May. 30, 2014 - 3:16 pm
A 61-year-old Long Island man died in the Sullivan County town of Fremont on Saturday, May 24 when his own car rolled over him in a freak accident, according to a New York State Police press release.  Richard Monticciolo of Lynbrook was on his way to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 29, 2014 - 4:46 pm
Trooper Christopher Skinner, a 13-year veteran of the New York State Police, was killed on duty shortly after noon on Thursday, May 29 after he was struck by a car during a traffic stop on I-81 in Broome County.  Police say the man driving the car -- a... Read more
By Katherine Speller on Tuesday, May. 27, 2014 - 5:12 pm
Music lovers of all ages can come out to hear local groups perform opera, jazz, Broadway and more once a month at the Dead End Café in Parksville as part of the Parksville USA Music Festival. Performances are held on the first or second Sundays of each... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, May. 27, 2014 - 2:04 pm
A section of Route 32 in the town of Ulster was shut down around 12:30 p.m. on Tuesday, after a propane truck overturned on the roadway.  According to an official announcement from the state Department of Transportation (DOT) on NY-Alert, Route 32 is shut... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, May. 21, 2014 - 3:55 pm
It's not even Memorial Day yet, and it's already begun: The season for reminding boaters that placid-looking local rivers and creeks can pack a deadly wallop. Local firefighters got a chance to put their swift water rescue training into action on Tuesday... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, May. 19, 2014 - 11:13 am
A Bloomingburg man was arrested on Friday after he allegedly threw large rocks at another man and an occupied pickup truck, sending the man to the hospital and smashing up the truck. Arrested was 41-year-old Bloomingburg resident Hugo Afamasaga, who is... Read more


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