Catskill Mountains

A forest fire rages near Ulster County, NY on May 5, 2015. (credit: Delaware County Emergency Services)

Wildfire Rages In Hudson Valley Forcing Some Homeowners To Evacuate

The fire, which started just before noon on Sunday in the Town of Mamakating, has affected more than 1,700 acres of the Shawangunk Ridge State Forest.


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Rip Van Winkle & Ichabod Crane: Visit The Region That Inspired The Characters

Author Washington Irving is best known for writing two mystical tales of fiction. Both took place in an area in Upstate New York which some call the most haunted place on earth.


2 Staten Island Brothers Killed In Catskills Crash

ROXBURY, N.Y. (AP/CBSNewYork) — Two brothers from Staten Island have died after their car ran off a road in the Catskill Mountains and sank in a pond. State police say 38-year-old Paul Campione Jr. was […]


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Catskills Region Moves Step Closer To Getting Casino

There was a roll of the dice up in the Catskills on Monday night as the State of New York tried to fashion a new casino deal for the blighted region. Many are betting on it.