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Police Department

Phone: (845) 688-9902
Fax: (845) 688-5332
Chad Storey – Police Chief Email- shandakenpolice@aol.com
Full Time Police Officers

George Neher, Sean Ryan, Benjamin Germain, Gabrielle LaLima

Shandaken Police Website> www.shandakenpolice.org

The police department is located at 64 State Route 42, Shandaken, NY 12480 near Glenbrook park, please call before visiting us at 845-688-9748

Police Commissioners (yearly appointment)
Theodore R. Byron, William Lundberg, W. James McGrath

Ambulance Service

PO BOX 134 Shandaken, NY 12480

Email: ambulance@shandaken.us

Line Officers
Richard W. Muellerleile NREMT-P CC Captain
Ernest Longhi –  EMT-B Co-Captain
Dennis Frano –  EMT-B LieutenantOffice Phone: (845) 688-5030
Medics Phone: (845) 688-7188
Website: http://www.shandakenambulance.org

 Highway Departments – To report hazardous road conditions

Trees & Downed Wires, Blocked Roads, etc. CALL  911

Town of Shandaken Roads – M-F 8am-3pm 845-688-5031  After hours & weekends Emergencies call 911

Ulster County Roads – DPW – 845-340-3131

NY State Roads – NYSDOT – Mt. Tremper  845-688-2241   Kingston  845-331-5533


Burning Permits – Yearly Ban on Open Burning is March 16 – May 14th as per NYSDEC. In accordance with the NYS Environmental Conservation Law sections 9-1105.5 and 9-1107 a burning permit  is required for all open burning in the Town of Shandaken. Free Burning Permits are issued at Town Clerk’s Office.

*Open Burning allowed for Tree Limbs with attached leaves – less than 6″ diameter & 8 feet length. (Small Piles, Yard cleanup), Organic Agricultural Waste, Liquid Petroleum Smudge Pots to prevent frost damage to crops.


If you have a Verizon Wi-Fi Network Extender at your home: Please contact Shandaken Ambulance with this life saving information!

688-7188 – email: car78@shandakenambulance.org

We would like to compile a confidential list of locations where our paramedics can transmit cardiac info to receiving hospitals – while in transit with patients.  This can be done by momentarily stopping in front of the business or home and connecting to the extender from the cardiac monitor while still in the Ambulance.

Fire Districts- Volunteer

Phoenicia Fire District

Gary Carr Jr -District Chief and Director of Civil Defense

Ted Byron -Assistant Chief

Dale Neal -Assistant ChiefCompany1 Phoenicia M.F. Whitney Hose Company – 58 Rt. 214 Phoenicia, NY 12464- Phone: (845) 688-7315

Company 2 Shandaken/Allaben Hose Company – 7390 Rt. 28, Shandaken NY 12480 – Phone: (845) 688-7009

Company 3 Mount Tremper,Onteora Hose Company – 24 Ingersol Rd. Mt. Tremper, NY 12457 – Phone: (845) 688-7158

Big Indian – Oliverea Hose Company – 8 Firehouse Road, Big Indian NY 12410 Phone:(845) 254-9962

Pine Hill Fire District – 265 Main St. Pine Hill, NY 12465   Phone: (845) 254-5244

Phoenicia Fire District Commissioners (elected)
Howard Sebald
Richard Loveless
Linda Michela
Todd Carr
Steven Wadler
Treasurer Jane Todd

Big Indian/Oliverea Fire District Phone: (845) 254-9962
Chuck Perez. -Chief

Pine Hill Fire District Phone: (845) 254-5244
Lowell A. Smith -Chief

Additional Links

Volunteer Fireman & Ambulance Workers Tax Credit
Forest Ranger
UC Sheriff’s Office
NYS Police