New Ulster sheriff promises a different approach; names Eric Benjamin undersheriff.
A panel of local media leaders – including our own Geddy Sveikauskas – was recently convened to discuss the future of their industry, and what that means for local communities.
Those behind the Kingstonian, a mixed residential, hotel, commercial, parking and public space project being pitched for the heart of the Stockade District, said at a public presentation Tuesday, Oct. 23 that they expect to have their first documents before the planning board sometime in November.
According to County Executive Mike Hein, the money will be used to enhance the Midtown Linear Park rail trail project, including playground equipment and trail amenities.
Just days before the Sept. 13 Democratic Party primary, Cynthia Nixon and Zephyr Teachout were in the area, going door-to-door in Kingston last Sunday to tout their bids for the Democratic nomination for governor and attorney general respectively.
Recalling the stunned silence that greeted the planning board’s 3-2 vote Monday to reject the site plan for Rupco’s Landmark Place project for the old city alms house, I feel pretty safe in saying that no one in the room, maybe not even those who voted against it, expected it to fail.
After 20 months of review, hundreds of public comments and a 17-minute reading of the resolution calling for Rupco’s Landmark Place project’s site plan and special use permit to be granted final approval, the crucial number at Monday night’s Kingston Planning Board meeting was three.
As you might expect, we at Ulster Publishing reacted with shock and sadness at the shooting at the newspaper office in Maryland which killed five people who do for Anne Arundel County pretty much the same thing we do for Ulster County.
Clegg picked up the support of former county surrogate court judge Mary Work; Delgado, the wife and daughter of long-time Congressman Maurice Hinchey; Rhodes, several unions; and Flynn, the Latino Democrats of Dutchess County.
Calling the Ulster in 2018 “strong, and getting stronger every single day,” County Executive Mike Hein outlined his agenda for the coming year.