This time of year, coyotes are finding dens and birthing pups, which means they need to hunt more aggressively and are more likely to attack pets they view as competitors. Humans and large dogs are, for the most part, safe, but it’s important to take precautions to protect cats and small dogs.
Not so long ago, before we mastered wood, stone and iron, we sought refuge in caves, huts of mud and sticks, or slept under the stars. We weren’t so different from the animals. In some ways, we still aren’t.
Another day, another massive data leak. Someone with bad intentions now has access to one or more of your online accounts. You should change your password. Why not make this perennial inconvenience of modern life an opportunity for committing a few edifying lines of verse to memory?
For those who have trouble making their garden grow, a pH test could diagnose the problem.
Some local news is easy to ignore. Elected officials come and go. New laws receive spirited debate, but usually result in only minor changes. But when a dilapidated building in the center of your town is renovated or a wooded lot where generations of children played is cleared for a new luxury resort, it affects the entire community. Here, we present a roundup of pending development projects in our readership area.
After bringing snow and wind to the west and plains, Winter Storm Harper is set to hit the Hudson Valley and New England Saturday afternoon.
Much of the comedy works in this film about Dick Cheney; the tragedy doesn’t.
If Democrats pick up just one seat in the State Senate, the legislature could pass a single-payer healthcare bill. Whether the governor would support it is a different matter.
The Ulster County Sheriff’s race pits incumbent Paul VanBlarcum, who spent his entire career with the department before being elected sheriff in 2007 and is running on that experience, against challenger Juan Figueroa, a former state trooper and Marine Corps reservist who promises to bring a new approach to the office.
A United Way report shows that more than 4 out of 10 Ulster County households are unable to afford basic necessities, including food, housing and child care. And savings? Forget about it.