The pending takeover of the bankrupt Hudson Valley Mall is shaping up as another of those good-news-bad-news scenarios. The result could be a leaner, cleaner mall, with perhaps a major food store and expanded theaters. But the town is likely to take a huge hit on property taxes.
Congressmen Maurice Hinchey and John Hall are retired. Troubadour Pete Seeger is dead. But it appears the 70s no-nukes movement they championed will finally get its most fervent wish, the closing of Indian Point nuclear power plant in Westchester County.
Topics include: Ulster’s economic woes, pay raises for state lawmakers, campaign finance reform and extension of leadership terms in Ulster County Legislature, state of the state, McGinty is on the job, Aiello plots a return in Saugerties, Woodstock supervisor passes away
It seems voters don’t particularly care about the issue of corruption.
’Tis the season. Celebration time. Come on! For the nice and the naughty and to all in between, you know if you’ve been bad or good. So for goodness’ sake, holiday greetings.
Ulster County DA Holley Carnright quoted Dylan to the legislature as he pled for resources to battle the heroin epidemic. “How many deaths will it take ’til he knows that too many people have died?”
Kingston’s controversial new parking fees; the paradox of free parking; here comes the judge; comptroller’s budget slashed, things could get ugly; rent too damn high for Dems; Gallo says hi.
Hein’s budget goes to the Legislature, Kingston High School play controversy, and the Hudson Valley Mall in Kingston makes the D-List
Kingston Mayor Steve Noble’s plan to charge for erstwhile free parking and steeply increase existing rates in Uptown…the cost of compassion…the two Donalds…Zephyr needs a new game plan
Teachout/Faso, Family Court move, campus protests.