By Lissa Harris on Monday, Nov. 25, 2013 - 12:01 pm
An argument in the Delaware County hamlet of Fishs Eddy in the early hours of Saturday morning took a deadly turn, when a man apparently injured a woman and then took his own life.  State police responded to a report of an assault at 479 County Route 28... 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 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 Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013 - 3:39 pm
Above: Aerial imagery of a property at 294 John Lockwood Road where two bodies were found Tuesday (highlighted in blue on the map). Source: Delaware County Community Online Mapping Tool. On Tuesday afternoon, police conducting a criminal investigation at... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013 - 11:38 am
Above: Primitive biathletes gear up at a past Biathlon event. Photo from This is a good time to don a 'coonskin cap, if you've got one. This weekend, the 16th annual Shandaken Primitive Biathlon will be held at the Upper... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 14, 2013 - 9:37 am
After nearly two weeks of investigation, state police have made an arrest for the murder of 40-year-old Scott Myer, who was found dead in his Greenville home on New Year's Day. Poughkeepsie resident Maurice L. Pratt, 30, was arrested Saturday and charged... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 7, 2013 - 12:12 am
Several children in the Walton Central School District have been targeted by an unknown person who used Facebook to spread pornography, tag pictures of dead children with the names of local students, and threaten to reenact the Sandy Hook shootings in... Read more
By Andrea Girolamo on Saturday, Dec. 22, 2012 - 4:14 am
In the wake of last Friday's horrifying shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that left 26 people dead, including 20 children, schools around the Catskills are increasing their security.  The Daily Mail reported this week that students at both... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 - 9:43 pm
Staten Island hunter James Sperring shot himself in the foot while hunting with his brother in the Sullivan County town of Lumberland on Tuesday -- and his problems don't end there, the Times Herald-Record reports. James Sperring, 53, was using a rope to... Read more
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


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