The county’s vision for its economic future, Ulster Tomorrow, is in need of a major update— particularly in how the nature of work has changed, perhaps the most profound economic trend in the past decade. It completely escaped the Ulster Tomorrow net.
With a few exceptions, such as Uptown Kingston, things are quiet, but changes loom on the horizon.
If the supply of water available for New York City continues to slowly dwindle, as it has been doing in recent months, the gap between the existing levels and the normal levels of water in the reservoirs becomes more palpable — and the people in charge of them get a little more anxious.
For the first time, the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency intends to ask local agencies and organizations to compete for
The Good Work Institute seeks to provide kindred spirits an ecstatic experience that fosters the communitarian vision. Could the sparks it sets off kindle a generational fire in the Hudson Valley?
The keynote speaker told the fourth biennial conference of the Catskill Environmental Research and Monitoring last Thursday morning that he regards the creation of the state Catskills forest preserve in 1888 as the beginning of “what must be one of the longest experiments in natural recovery and restoration ecology” in the world.
It becomes quickly obvious how many people Rovereto knows as she sits quietly at a corner table at the Stockade Diner in Uptown Kingston this past Saturday morning. It’s also obvious how quickly word gets around in a community like Ulster County. “Congratulations, Margie,” one smiling woman says. “Welcome home,” adds another.
The company’s founder, Calandra C. Cruickshank, grew up in the Town of Shandaken, still lives deep in the Catskills, and runs her business out of Kingston.
The increase at a time when alternate financial institutions are competing more aggressively with banks must be regarded as a good economic sign.
Call them community indicators. Call them data points. Call them snapshots. Call them dashboards. Call them metrics. According to the