Julia Reischel


Jun. 30, 2017
Arkville, NY – On July 8th, join us at the Catskill Center in Arkville, NY for a painting workshop: “Botanicals; Sketching from Nature with artist Jen Ferguson.” The workshop will begin with a brief walk through the Erpf Gallery’s current exhibition of... Read more
Oct. 10, 2016
A state judge has ordered the town of Shandaken to examine whether the most profitable part of the long-awaited Belleayre Resort, over 200 real estate “lodging units” that could be sold as condos or timeshares, are allowed under the town’s zoning laws. ... Read more
Tierra L. Scott
Oct. 3, 2016
A 27-year-old woman who was under arrest stole a police vehicle, dragged a state trooper and then fled, prompting an eight-hour manhunt on Sunday, Oct. 2 in Schoharie County, police say. The woman, Tierra L. Scott, was being transported to the Schoharie... Read more
Oct. 3, 2016
Gabriel Espinosa took this shot of a hot air balloon rising into the sky at the first annual Jeffersonville Festival of Balloons, which was held in the Sullivan County village on Saturday, Oct. 1 and Sunday, Oct. 2. The festival hosted about six hot air... Read more
 The view down a portion of the new 200-step stone staircase that leads up the side of Kaaterskill Falls
Oct. 2, 2016
Every October, right as the leaves begin to turn on the high peaks of the Catskills, outdoorsfolks of all stripes collaborate on a week-long celebration of the Catskill Park called the Lark in the Park. The Lark, which began on Saturday, Oct. 1 and runs... Read more
Hudson River Valley Jacket
Sep. 29, 2016
“I think one cannot divide the Hudson Valley from the Catskills in a historic account, and I try to keep that theme alive in small ways,” said Vernon Benjamin, the author of the voluminous new book “The History of the Hudson River Valley: From the Civil... Read more
Sep. 26, 2016
A recent series of bomb threats in Ulster County continued on Monday, Sept. 26 when a 35-year-old Kingston woman was arrested for allegedly planting four notes containing bomb threats in the Shandaken business where she worked, according to a press... Read more
Onteora Central School
Sep. 23, 2016
A 14-year-old Onteora School District student has been charged in connection with a bomb threat that prompted the evacuation of the school on Thursday, Sept. 22, according to a statement from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office. The student, who is not... Read more
Sep. 22, 2016
A bomb scare  prompted the evacuation of Onteora High School in the Ulster County hamlet of Boiceville on Thursday, Sept. 22, according to an alert issued by the Ulster County Sheriff's Office.  The alert followed a notice issued by the school to... Read more
Catskills Food Guide
Sep. 19, 2016
Above: This photo, "Wolf River Apples" by William Palmer, won a spot on the cover of the 2016 Catskills Food Guide in the 2016 Catskills Food Guide Photo Contest. The harvest moon rose this past weekend, and fall officially begins this Thursday, Sept.... Read more
Woodstock Golf Club
Sep. 15, 2016
A bomb threat that was phoned in to the Woodstock Golf Club around 5:50 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 15 prompted an evacuation and road closures in the Ulster County town of Woodstock, according to a press release from the Ulster County Sheriff's Office.... Read more
Aug. 29, 2016
An 18-year-old man from Brooklyn drowned while swimming across the Delaware River on Saturday, Aug. 27, according to the New York State Police and the Times Herald-Record. Jonathan Hernandez, who was visiting the Sullivan County hamlet of Barryville, was... Read more
Aug. 24, 2016
Widespread confusion and and eerie coincidence surround the death of a 56-year-old Westfield, New Jersey woman who fell off a cliff alongside Kaaterskill Creek in the Greene County Catskills on Friday, Aug. 19. The woman, Marcy K. Yates, was hiking on... Read more
Aug. 11, 2016
Above: A clown and a float at Andes Community Day in 2007. Photo via the Andes Community Days Facebook page. In past years, the main event of Andes Community Day was the parade, featuring the members of the local fire department and other town worthies,... Read more
Aug. 9, 2016
Part-Time Office Assistant - ~20 hours/week – for Margaretville based title insurance company: good communication and organizational skills necessary; duties include maintaining calendar, processing and handling closing documents, ordering title searches... Read more
Aug. 1, 2016
Above: Christopher H. Fairbairn, Salvatore M. Esposito and Karen C. Certain. Photos via the Delaware County Sheriff's Office.  Three people were charged with selling narcotics in and near the Delaware County village of Margaretville on Friday, July 29,... Read more
Jul. 30, 2016
Above: The Anomalia Festival. Photo by Drew Harty.  The Anomalia Festival, which brings a diverse crowd of bands, artists and avant-garde art exhibits to the Delaware County town of Andes on Saturday, July 30, is a somewhat anarchic DIY event. Back in... Read more
Jul. 28, 2016
Above: Kaaterskill Falls. Photo by Andy Arthur via Flickr.  Despite extensive safety improvements at Kaaterskill Falls, another person has died after falling off the famous waterfall while hiking. A 17-year-old New Jersey man died on Wednesday morning,... Read more
Jul. 25, 2016
Above: Photos from the Bramley Mountain Trail via the NYC DEP's Flickr page. A long-awaited new hiking trail will open in the Delaware County towns of Delhi and Bovina on Friday, July 29. The four-mile Bramley Mountain Trail is multi-part loop that leads... Read more