By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Mar. 29, 2011 - 3:30 pm
Black bear cub. Photo by Alan Vernon, via Flickr. According to the New York State Department of Conservation's 2010 hunting numbers for bear and deer, which were released yesterday, the Catskills are the place to go if you're hunting black bear. Three... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jan. 10, 2011 - 8:53 am
On Saturday, the sound of gunshots rang out in the center of the town of Andes. Andes resident Jack McShane, a board member of the Catskill Mountain Club, emailed us to explain that the shots signaled the merciful end for an injured deer found in... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Dec. 16, 2010 - 9:42 am
The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation may be strapped for cash and personnel, but it still managed to run a coordinated anti-deer-jacking operation with the Batman-like name of "Operation Dark Night" this fall. According to a press... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Nov. 22, 2010 - 7:19 pm
When you hit a deer, as so many of us have in the Catskills, your first worry is instant death and dismemberment, your second is for the cost of autobody repair, and your third, maybe, is for the deer. But last week, a 25-year-old man from Mount Vision... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Nov. 20, 2010 - 1:59 pm
Today marks the first day of regular deer season -- and the hills are alive with gunshots, blaze orange, and fleeing whitetails. From now until the end of the season on December 12, Catskills residents should take extra care in the woods, and expect to... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Nov. 12, 2010 - 9:44 am
Three men who decided to harvest deer in Roscoe a week early were arrested by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation on Wednesday. 26-year-old Steve Rosati, 27-year-old Vincent J. Lopicolo and 27-year-old Christopher Abrahamsen have been... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Thursday, Oct. 21, 2010 - 6:05 pm
"My Headlight After a Deer Encounter." Photo by Flickr user joanna8555. Sometimes, the deer really are out to get you, the Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin reported on Sunday: Solon "Stevie" Tsangaras was driving back from a music gig near the hamlet... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Oct. 11, 2010 - 2:47 pm
NY-Alert reported last night that a serious accident occurred yesterday around 6pm on Rte. 55A in Wawarsing at Lackawack Hill Road.  Today, the Daily Freeman and the Times Herald-Record have the details: Stephen E. Roth was thrown into a guardrail after... Read more


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