By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Apr. 20, 2014 - 1:11 pm
A 2 a.m. shooting at Murphy's Restaurant and Pub, a popular Main Street pub in New Paltz, left one victim dead and another seriously injured, New Paltz police announced Sunday morning. The shooter is still at large. The identities of the victims have not... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 31, 2014 - 11:53 am
A head-on collision between two BMWs on Route 9W in Highland claimed two lives early Saturday morning. The crash, which was widely reported by local media outlets, shut down 9W for hours.  Today, the Town of Lloyd Police Department identified the two... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Feb. 10, 2014 - 5:44 pm
A man who spent Saturday night in his car, parked in a driveway in the village of Schoharie, was found dead in the car on Sunday. The cause of death is still under investigation, but no foul play is suspected.  On Monday, the Schoharie Sheriff's Office... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014 - 8:57 pm
A member of the Franklin Fire Department, Assistant Chief James Wilber, suffered a fatal heart attack while responding to a call Sunday morning. A public news release sent out by the Delaware County Department of Emergency Services stated that Wilber was... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 7, 2014 - 9:35 am
A first-year SUNY New Paltz student was found dead in his dorm room on Thursday night, Feb. 6. The cause of death is still unknown. On Thursday evening, campus police responded to a 911 call and found 18-year-old Eric Vandelaar of Monroe, N.Y. not... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014 - 11:32 am
Above: A photo of Aron Thomas posted on a GoFundMe page dedicated to a fund drive for his wife and children. Photo used with permission. A fund has been started to benefit the wife and two young children of Aron Thomas, a 33-year-old Olivebridge man who... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 - 8:29 pm
A 56-year-old Saugerties man was struck by a truck Thursday morning, Jan. 30, while crossing Partition Street, the Daily Freeman reports. He died of his injuries later in the afternoon:  Robert G. Carlson, of 210 Main St., was crossing Partition Street on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 - 2:35 pm
Three local residents and a dog were drowned in two separate accidents in Delaware County this week, the New York State Police announced Thursday morning. In both incidents, the victims apparently fell through thin ice and succumbed to hypothermia.  The... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013 - 1:14 pm
Bob Ackershoek on the air at WIOX 91.3FM in 2010, when the radio station launched. Photo by Julia Reischel. Bob Ackershoek, the host of the long-running "This is the Rock" radio show on WIOX 91.3FM and the co-owner of Cassie's Cafe in Roxbury, died on... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 - 12:01 pm
An argument in the Delaware County hamlet of Fishs Eddy in the early hours of Saturday morning took a deadly turn, when a man apparently injured a woman and then took his own life.  State police responded to a report of an assault at 479 County Route 28... Read more


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