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By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Mar. 23, 2011 - 7:40 am
The Shandaken Police are reporting that Shane T. Hyland, a 21-year-old Margaretville man, was the second assailant in the Friday attack on the residents of an apartment above the Railroad Pizza store on Rte. 28.   Hyland was arrested after being released... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Mar. 20, 2011 - 1:59 pm
According to the Town of Shandaken Police Department, two men broke into an apartment above Railroad Pizza in Big Indian early Friday morning wielding a rifle and wearing ski masks. According to a press release, the two would-be robbers, one of whom was a... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Mar. 10, 2011 - 10:25 pm
On February 27, 50-year-old Timothy Shields, a photographer, was found dead in his cabin in a Big Indian housing complex on Oliverea Road. Although a medical examiner's report would show that Shields died of a pulmonary embolism, the flurry of police... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 - 12:43 pm
Phil Brown, who pens the Adirondack Dispatches blog for the Times Union, had a great post on Monday about two accomplished "ski mountaineers," Mike Whelan and Ron Konowitz, who have teamed up to make a mini-documentary about skiing down Slide Mountain:... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jul. 13, 2010 - 10:33 pm
Rich Blake, blogging at the hedge-fund-oriented Hedgeworld, begins a critique of Fanny Mae and Freddie Mac with a meditation on the repairs he has to do on his Big Indian cabin:  I own a tiny, cottage-style house in Ulster County, New York, in a valley... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, May. 7, 2010 - 10:48 pm
Truck, a three-day annual music fest that's been running in Britain since 1998, touched down on American soil last weekend for the first time. The venue: The Full Moon Resort in Big Indian. Local music writer Tony Fletcher says he's "desperately hoping it... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Apr. 20, 2010 - 11:29 am
Britain's TRUCK music festival, which describes itself as "a village fete meets Woodstock with a cutting edge musical policy sharp as your suit," is coming to the Catskills next week for a three-day American show. They promise big things, including an... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 18, 2010 - 2:33 pm
Acclaimed musician Lhasa de Sela, who spent much of her professional life in Montreal, died of breast cancer at the age of 37 this New Years' Day. The Globe and Mail has an obit: Music in an unfamiliar language is too often relegated to a niche genre -... Read more


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