By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 26, 2010 - 8:45 pm
A tractor-trailer killed 83-year-old Vera Un and 86-year-old George Un of Shandaken as they stopped on Rte. 28 to make a left turn in Boiceville this afternoon. According to a press release issued by the Ulster County Sheriff's Office, 59-year-old William... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 20, 2010 - 7:18 pm
That's Tommy Ramone, nee Tom Erdelyi -- and he'll be performing with guitarist Claudia Tienan at 2pm Sunday afternoon, on the porch of Homer and Langley's Mystery Spot Antiques. The duo, known as Uncle Monk, play a mean streak of bluegrass, a fact that... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 - 1:01 pm
A lonely feminist divorcee, a family man wistful for the bachelor life, a woman worrying that the new man in her life will break her heart. You already know these people – and by the time the curtain drops on Closer Than Ever, you really know them. First... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Aug. 19, 2010 - 11:23 am
A surprising detail ends this story about another watershed-related lawsuit in the Daily Freeman. Correspondent Jay Braman reports that the New York City Department of Environmental Protection is suing the town of Shandaken over the town's tax assessment... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 - 5:07 pm
A reader emailed us to let us know that the 8:30pm shows tonight and tomorrow at the Phoenicia Festival of the Voice will be preceded by even more vocalicious festivity: While the Friday and Saturday Performances are set for 8:30 at the park, Todaro notes... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 13, 2010 - 11:04 am
Phoenicia is festooned with banners celebrating this weekend's Festival of the Voice, which starts tonight. Photo via the Festival of the Voice Facebook page. We're skipping our blurbalicious event roundup this week to put out some fires in other parts... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Aug. 8, 2010 - 10:08 am
The DEP is losing patience with Phoenicia, which is still dithering about whether or not to build a wastewater treatment plant. The Daily Freeman reports that the DEP has threatened to withdraw $17.2 millions in funding from the project, and that the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 6, 2010 - 11:48 am
Pina Jackson in Mercemoriam: Foofwa d'Imobilite's Tribute to Merce Cunningham, Michael Jackson and Pina Bausch Dear readers: Please believe us when we tell you we'd never inflict a mime on you in our weekend picks if he wasn't going to be brilliant. A... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jul. 30, 2010 - 11:49 am
A blue-ribbon draft horse at the Schoharie County Sunshine Fair. Wondering what to do this weekend in the Catskills? Here our are picks: Schoharie County Sunshine Fair Schoharie County's annual fair doesn't fool around. It starts today with harness racing... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Jul. 25, 2010 - 10:46 am
Michael Koegel, who launched the new Phoenicia eatery "Mama's Boy" over Memorial Day, got an ecstatic review in the Daily Freeman this week. But one thing he said sparked a retort in the comments section: I wish Mr. Koegel great success, but to say there... Read more


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