For the first time since September, Ulster County went 24 hours without recording a single new case of Covid-19.
A fatal disease afflicting white-tailed deer that began in Midwestern states has made its way to New York State’s doorstep.
The drop in demand among residents has led Ulster County to decrease its request of vaccine doses for the first time since they became available in late December. This week the county received 2170 doses, down from a little over 3000 last week. Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan said this was “not a good sign” and would mean a delay in the county reaching herd immunity. He said it was the “duty” of residents to get vaccinated and to urge their friends and family to do the same.
Ulster County’s active cases fell by 40 percent over the weekend.
Up until now, more have wanted vaccines than could get them. In the coming weeks, that will likely be reversed.
The price of a single-family home in the Kingston area jumped by more than $70,000 in a single year.
A narrow marshy finger of land jutting out from Port Ewen between the Rondout Creek and Hudson River is an oasis of wildlife amid post-industrial ruins and densely packed single-family homes. It’s this wildlife that attracts sportsmen to “The Spit,” mainly fisherman and duck-hunters, and the heavy use of this 79-acre town park is a perennial source of conflict between those who have used the area for recreation for decades and neighbors concerned over noise and firearm-use near their homes.
Esopus Town Board members got a first look at a 16-unit development featuring townhouse apartments, two commercial spaces and a small park with public access that would be built on a wooded lot next to the Port Ewen Diner opposite town hall.
Ulster County recorded 152 new cases of Covid-19 over 24 hours, a new high, reported County Executive Pat Ryan at yesterday afternoon’s biweekly coronavirus update.
Covid-19 cases in Ulster County continue to increase as local hospitals prepare to administer the first doses of the Pfizer