By Lissa Harris on Thursday, May. 2, 2013 - 9:25 pm
Update, Friday, 5/3/2013: The body of the pilot, 72-year-old Copake resident Michael B. Braunstein, was recovered by divers on Friday, about 24 hours after the plane crashed. A small plane crashed into the Hudson River between Greene and Columbia Counties... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Apr. 10, 2013 - 4:28 pm
The Daily Freeman reports that Frederick Schussler Jr., life member and former assistant chief of the Lomontville Fire Department, was killed on Wednesday when a car he was working on fell on him: The man — identified by his sister as Frederick Schussler... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Apr. 4, 2013 - 2:25 pm
When Paul DeGraff Jr. got behind the wheel of his GMC Sierra pickup truck last Thursday night, police say, he had a blood alcohol level of over 0.18 percent.  That night, police say, DeGraff cut a trail of wreckage across Salem Street in Port Ewen that... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Mar. 29, 2013 - 12:17 pm
A Port Ewen man was charged with vehicular manslaughter and driving while intoxicated, after striking and killing an 18-year-old pedestrian on Salem Street in Port Ewen on Thursday evening.  According to a statement from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Mar. 28, 2013 - 1:09 pm
A motorcycle rider was killed when he drove through a red light and collided with a pickup truck on Route 23 in Cairo early Wednesday evening, police say. According to a statement from the New York State Police, 56-year-old Donald Parkinson of Cairo was... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2013 - 11:22 pm
A man has been found dead at the scene of a fire on Route 28 in Shokan that forced the closing of Route 28, and drew hundreds of police and first responders, on Tuesday afternoon. According to a statement released by New York State Police late Tuesday... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 25, 2013 - 11:51 am
Photo: Langan Funeral Home website. A Schoharie man studying at SUNY Oneonta was found dead in his off-campus apartment on Thursday evening, according to several local news accounts.  22-year-old Mark de Roziere was found around 9pm in his East Street... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 18, 2013 - 10:04 am
The Times Herald-Record reports that a Saturday evening car crash on Route 42 in Fallsburg claimed the life of an 18-year-old Woodbourne resident, after the car she was riding in struck a tree: Police say Franseca Torres, 18, was killed and a second... Read more
By David J. Krajicek on Saturday, Mar. 16, 2013 - 11:11 am
A sign on the door at 1884 South River Road in Walton, the former home of Debra and Randy Sundstrom. Photo by David J. Krajicek. WALTON, N.Y.--When Randy Sundstrom disappeared three years ago, his wife had an explanation that prompted hugs of sympathy,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 4, 2013 - 2:29 pm
On Saturday evening, March 2, a truck towing an empty snowmobile trailer on State Route 8 in Deposit struck and killed a woman. The truck's driver is charged with vehicular manslaughter, according to a news release from the New York State Police. The... Read more


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