By Anne Pyburn Craig on Thursday, Apr. 19, 2012 - 4:02 pm
The sounds of sweeter days: Levon's groove coupled with daughter Amy's soaring vocals. YouTube video from a 2010 show at the Horseshoe Casino. A few simple words, posted today on Levon Helm's website, are reverberating around the world: Levon Helm passed... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Mar. 28, 2012 - 11:07 am
Above: A video of Boom Boom the rhino getting some TLC from a keeper at the Out Of Africa Wildlife Park in Camp Verde, Arizona. Filmed in 2010. One of the now-defunct Catskill Game Farm's most famous animals, Boom Boom the white rhino, died of cancer this... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 14, 2011 - 12:42 pm
On Wednesday, November 9, 19-year-old Hancock resident Brett Sherburne died after suffering a head injury while hunting on land near his home, according to a press release from the New York State Police. The Binghamton Press and Sun-Bulletin has Sherburne... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Oct. 20, 2011 - 1:01 pm
Cover of the soundtrack to the Martin Scorsese film No Direction Home; image from a 1966 photo taken by Barry Feinstein of Bob Dylan at the Aust Ferry in England. The AP reports that Barry Feinstein, a longtime Woodstock resident who took many iconic... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jan. 7, 2011 - 4:08 pm
Two Staten Island residents were killed in a car accident last night when their vehicle went into a pond off Bruce Porn Road in Roxbury. The Daily Star reports: Police said Paul Campione Jr. and his brother, Christopher Campione, were driving a 2001... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Dec. 29, 2010 - 10:08 am
Paul Smart at WGXC has written a tribute to Willow poet Janine Pommy Vega, who died last Thursday. I met Vega just once, almost thirty years ago, when I was a third grader in Mrs. Wells' class at Phoenicia Elementary School. She visited our class to do a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Dec. 8, 2010 - 2:39 pm
Hunter is mourning the loss of local poet and humorist Dennis Lucas Jr., son of the town's current supervisor, who died last Monday at the age of 42. WGXC's Paul Smart has a tribute, which hints at a battle with substance abuse: “He was a talented guy but... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Sep. 20, 2010 - 4:34 pm
Schoharie County resident Adolph Schrull Jr. died Friday when the tractor he was using to drag a hay rake out of a field flipped onto him, CBS 6 reports: According to State Police, Adolph Schrull, Jr., of Worcester, N.Y., was attempting with a friend to... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Aug. 9, 2010 - 10:26 am
Woodstock is grieving this morning for the loss of violinist Betty MacDonald. The Times Herald-Record reports that she died at home this morning after a brief period of hospice care: Her friend and fellow Woodstock musician, Pete Levin, said Friday her... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Mar. 25, 2010 - 9:30 am
Margaretville resident Sherry Bush was killed in a head-on auto crash while driving to work in Walton yesterday, the Daily Star reports. Bush's car was struck by another vehicle that was trying to pass a tractor-trailer in a no-passing zone. The other... Read more


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