By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 - 5:22 pm
According to several news accounts, a man from the Ulster County town of Plattekill was shot and killed by his friend in a hunting accident on Monday afternoon, while the two were hunting together in the woods west of Forest Road in Newburgh. Police... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2012 - 1:37 pm
In the early hours of Wednesday morning, Delaware County sheriff's deputies responded to a call in the village of Franklin and found a man and a woman dead inside a home. Investigator Karl Vagts of the Delaware County Sheriff's Office said that their... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012 - 3:01 pm
Shokan residents James and Eva Stapleford were found dead in their Black Road home on Monday night by a Town of Olive police officer, after their daughter in Pennsylvania called Ulster County police to check on her parents. According to an announcement... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 11:28 pm
Hunter resident Paul Whitman died in an early-morning fire that broke out in his bungalow at 8 Joval Court on Monday, state police announced today. The fire was reported to Greene County 911 around 6am. According to a press release from New York State... Read more
By Adam Bosch on Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 - 10:20 pm
Emergency officials are currently at the scene of a fatal motor vehicle crash in the Town of Rochester in Ulster County. Supervisor Carl Chipman said the crash on Rocky Mountain Road involved a passenger car and an RV, and that there was one death.... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Oct. 18, 2012 - 11:50 pm
Several local news outlets are reporting that a man and a woman were found dead in a room in the Starlight Motel in Athens on Wednesday night, in a case that police believe is the result of accidental overdose at a "pill party." The Kingston Daily Freeman... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2012 - 2:44 pm
Above: Noel van Swol, in a screenshot from a 2011 YouTube video from Energy In Depth's Northeast Marcellus Initiative. In the video, van Swol cites the Anti-Rent Wars as a precedent for the pro-gas-drilling movement in upstate New York, and tells an... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Oct. 15, 2012 - 4:15 pm
On Thursday evening, a collision between a car and a tractor-trailer on Route 17 in Deposit left 43-year-old Robert Stanton dead, the Daily Star reports. The Star describes the collision: Stanton, of Evans Road, who was driving a Chevrolet Monte Carlo,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Oct. 5, 2012 - 9:30 am
Early on Thursday morning, 22-year-old Noel Polanco was shot and killed in the front seat of his car by an NYPD officer, while pulled over for a traffic stop on the Grand Central Parkway. Polanco was a member of the Army National Guard assigned to the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2012 - 12:23 am
On Monday afternoon, in the Saratoga County town of Ballston, 11-year-old Lane Rowe died while trying to stop the family minivan -- in which his young siblings were sitting -- from rolling into a busy street. Rowe is being lionized as a hero in media... Read more


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