route 28

By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Mar. 26, 2013 - 4:56 pm
Police, firefighters and other first responders rushed to the scene of a blaze at 3358 Route 28 in Shokan that broke out shortly before 4pm.  Shots have been heard from within the building, according to a post on Ulster County Fire/Rescue Incidents, a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Mar. 18, 2013 - 4:09 pm
Scenic route is scenic. Photo of New York State Route 28 by Flickr user Doug Kerr; published under Creative Commons license. On Tuesday, March 12, the town board of Olive voted 3-2 to approve a resolution in support of a plan to get a 50-mile stretch of... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Saturday, Mar. 9, 2013 - 3:07 pm
Above: Video from the Shandaken town board meeting on Monday, March 4. A brief discussion of the scenic byway project and a vote on the resolution begins around 21:00. For more video of this and other town meetings, see the Town of Shandaken's YouTube... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012 - 4:37 pm
The National Weather Service in Albany warns that freezing rain is expected this afternoon and into the evening across the Catskills, especially at elevations above 1200 feet. From NY-Alert: Elevations Above 1200 Feet Will Be Most Susceptible To These... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012 - 1:33 pm
Above: An artist's rendering of the Catskill Interpretive Center, a long-planned -- and long-dormant -- project on Route 28 in Mount Tremper that has recently gotten some new wind in its sails. From the Catskill Interpretive Center website. The proposed... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2012 - 4:07 pm
A head-on collision between two cars on Route 28 in Boiceville on Thanksgiving Day left three people injured, and may result in charges being filed, state police say. The accident was called in to 911 at 7:17pm on Thursday, November 22. According to New... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012 - 4:16 pm
Route 28 in Shokan near Winchell's Corners reopened this afternoon, after being shut down during Monday night's storm. We got the news via a tweet from the office of Ulster County executive Mike Hein, who has become quite a social media maven during Sandy... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2012 - 8:26 pm
Above: A three-car accident resulted in a flipped-over pickup truck on Rte. 28 last night. Photo by Mike A., of the West Hurley Fire Department, via the department's Facebook page. Sun glare and crowded traffic conditions caused a rear-end chain collision... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Aug. 24, 2012 - 11:22 pm
The Daily Freeman reports that 80-year-old Dorothea Denman, former owner of the Olivebridge Florist, was struck by a car and killed Friday afternoon on Route 28 in Olive, near her home at 9 Sunkist Lane. From the Freeman's story: The accident, which... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jul. 5, 2012 - 2:57 pm
Background: Last week, after the Town of Hurley voted to withdraw from the Catskill Scenic Byway project, the Watershed Post ran a letter to the editor from Melinda McKnight blasting the town board for their decision. McKnight is Hurley's representative... Read more


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