Catskill Mountains

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Hurricane Irene Claims Holocaust Survivor

Rozalia Stern-Gluck, 82, dies in the Catskills

(Newser) - One of Hurricane Irene’s victims: an 82-year-old Brooklyn woman who survived the Holocaust. Rozalia Stern-Gluck, a Russian-born grandmother, was vacationing in the Catskills when her cottage at the Valkyrian Motel flooded and she was trapped inside Sunday. A nearby creek had overflowed, and police said more than six feet... More »

Get Some Color This Fall

(Newser) - Heading into prime leaf-peeper season, Travel + Leisure leads a pack of sites offering fun and affordable trip ideas. Serve yourself a double portion of red, ochre, and yellow at the Celtic Colours International Festival in Nova Scotia. Or, if Canada seems too far away, swing by the Pumpkin Festival... More »

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