Subject: Type of cricket?
Geographic location of the bug: Goshen, NY
Time: 01:59 PM EDT
This looks similar to a cricket but it was very fast and only ~3/8 of an inch long. Its antenna were in constant motion. Its a rather mild day for October about 72 degrees. my first impression was that it was a predator.
How you want your letter signed: Rick Hansen
This is a Red Headed Bush Cricket. According to BugGuide: “Distinctive appearance. Red head/throrax, pale legs, dark bluish-black forewings. Last segment of palp is black and oval flattened shape. Female forewings are convex similar to beetles.”