Westford, NYWETM

Woman dies after fatal skydiving accident in Otsego County

WESTFORD, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Karen Bernard, 59, of Wildwood, Florida, was the victim of a fatal skydiving accident in the area of County Highway 34 in the town of Westford on Saturday, State Police say. Officials say she jumped out of a plane to skydive when it appears she had...
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Coxsackie, NYhudsonvalley360.com

Car, mail delivery truck collide in Coxsackie

COXSACKIE — Both drivers had minor injuries after a car collided with a mail delivery truck in Coxsackie on Saturday, Steven Nevel, public information officer for state police Troop F, said Monday. The accident happened at about 10:16 a.m., on Route 385, in the area of Ely Street. At about...
Maryland, NYNEWS10 ABC

Deadly ‘mystery illness’ prompts warning to remove bird feeders, birdbaths

(WWLP) — The Massachusetts Division of Fisheries & Wildlife is asking residents to take down bird feeders and birdbaths over a mysterious illness that is reportedly killing songbirds in the mid-Atlantic. “Birds congregating at bird feeders and birdbaths can transmit diseases to one another,” MassWildlife stated. “At this time of...
LifestyleTimes Union

Why night is the best time to hike

Americans discovered the Great Outdoors during the pandemic. There were 8.1 million more people exploring state and federal forests across the country in 2020 than in 2019, according to the Outdoor Foundation, and 7.9 million more folks pitching tents and camping. And on an average summer Saturday in the Hudson Valley, it often seems the once-quiet trails are teeming with hikers.
Delhi, NYthe-reporter.net

On The Bright Side

A Great Blue Heron seen fishing shallow “ponds” in the lawns along the Delaware River in Delhi on Monday, taking advantage of the high water levels from recent storms. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new and improved website. To continue...
Delhi, NYthe-reporter.net

4-H Camp Shankitunk Is Open After 2020 Closure

DELHI - Camp Shankitunk had to close its cabin doors last summer due to Covid-19 restrictions, but camp has reopened this year and all are happy to be back, said Corrine Tompkins, camp …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new...
Denver, NYNBC New York

Power Restored at Denver International Airport After Outage Delayed Flights

Flights into Denver International Airport were delayed Wednesday due to a power outage. Power had been restored shortly before 4 p.m. MT. The airport is key to United, Frontier and Southwest operations. Power was restored at Denver International Airport after a brief outage on Wednesday afternoon that disrupted flights. The...

The Unique Dining Experience You Need To Try In The Catskills

Imagine a five-star, farm-to-table dinner in the woods. Or perhaps on an alpaca farm. Or, in a field of lavender. Maybe you want to experience a meal by a top female chef using sustainable, locally sourced ingredients. Or you just want a unique dining experience somewhere in the Catskills. Well, you can have all of that and more at one of the Farmhouse Project’s Terrain & Table dinners.
AnimalsRiver Reporter

The vagaries of the little sulphur mayfly hatch

As a longtime angler, I’ve had trouble finding rising trout during almost every mayfly hatch that occurs each year along rivers in the Catskills. All species, it seems, provide their own set of …
Delhi, NYthe-reporter.net

Smokey the Bear Came To Cannon Library

DELHI - Smokey the Bear made an appearance at the Cannon Free Library in Delhi on Thursday, July 8. Smokey came with New York State Forest Ranger Jason Seeley from the Department of Environmental …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a...
Oneonta, NYDaily Star

Around Oneonta: July 16, 2021

CHESTNUT STREET — A chicken and biscuit dinner will be served to the public from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 16, at the Veterans Club at 279 Chestnut St. in Oneonta. The $12 dine-in or takeout meal will include mashed potatoes, gravy, a vegetable and dessert. Call 607-432-0494 for...
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Myth and Mystery Surrounds The Catskills Haunted Dundas Castle

I have written several times about abandoned resorts, castles, and buildings all over the Adirondack Mountains and the Catskill Mountains, but this castle might be the most interesting and mysterious. The Dundas Castle was built in the early 1900s. The owner died before it was completed and his wife was...