Rich Muellerleile

By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015 - 2:12 pm
Above: A map of four recent crashes on Route 28. Two serious car crashes occurred within hours of each other on Tuesday, Aug. 25 on a stretch of Route 28 in the Ulster County towns of Olive and Shandaken that has already seen multiple collisions this... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Aug. 10, 2015 - 3:50 pm
It's August, the very peak of the high summer season in the Catskills, and the roads are jammed with drivers. That means more crashes, especially on weekends, when the region's many visitors are in transit. In one week, there have been two crashes on the... Read more
By Rich Muellerleile on Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014 - 3:33 pm
Not only is this week Fire Prevention Week, but Gov. Andrew Cuomo has just declared that today, Oct. 7, is Firefighter Appreciation Day. To mark the occasion, we've asked Rich Muellerleile, a firefighter, paramedic, and longtime Watershed Post columnist... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 3:55 pm
So instead of costumes, fresh hot cider, and sweet treats, Mother Nature decided to throw a rather large trick for all of us here on the Eastern Seaboard. Instead of donning our costumes, we find ourselves suiting up in emergency gear or uniforms for... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jun. 12, 2012 - 9:42 am
Above: First responders on the scene of a three-car collision in Shandaken on Sunday, June 10. Photo by Robert Bolten. On Sunday afternoon, Jesse Cowan was on duty as the driver of the ambulance for the Shandaken Ambulance Service. When a call came in... Read more
By Andrew Wyrich on Friday, Jun. 8, 2012 - 12:08 pm
Photo: Shandaken Ambulance Service Captain Rich Muellerleile proudly displays his squad's recent awards at the Shandaken town board meeting on Monday, June 4. Photo by Rusty Mae Moore. The town of Shandaken’s Ambulance Service was recently voted Agency of... Read more
By Rich Muellerleile on Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2011 - 4:02 pm
If it's zero degrees outside today and it's supposed to be twice as cold tomorrow, how cold is it going to be? As we start to experience the chills of a Catskills winter, questions like that (except maybe a little less tongue in cheek) become more and... Read more
By Rich Muellerleile on Friday, Jul. 8, 2011 - 10:03 am
Image by Flickr user David B. Gleason. Carbon monoxide (CO) is an invisible, odorless, and poisonous gas found in the fumes of burning fuel that contains carbon -- fuels such as wood, charcoal, fuels used in a camp stove or lantern, or the gasoline used... Read more
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