Critics painted the proposal as unnecessary, and likely to have unforeseen impacts on contractors, gun clubs, businesses, schools and other groups.
State Sen. Jen Metzger has put forward a bill known as the Freedom From Fossil Fuels Act that would end the development of new fossil-fuel infrastructure in New York state and set a course for New York to shift to a clean energy economy. Nily Rozic is the Assembly co-sponsor.
Tuesday, May 21: Voters will also decide on a $6.2 million proposal to bring school bathrooms and other facilities into compliance with the Americans With Disabilities Act.
A Saugerties High student and her mother are suing the Saugerties Central School District for $5,000 — the approximate cost of her medical bills after, according to court papers, she was “violently attacked” by another student as dozens of other students watched on April 4, 2018.
The law attempts to strike a balance between homeowners trying to supplement their income and continue to afford to keep their property while trying to keep entrepreneurs from buying properties and operating short-term rentals as a primary business.
Francois Barcomb, a high school physics teacher from New Paltz, won the JEOPARDY! Teachers Tournament today, claiming the $100,000 grand prize and a spot in the next Tournament of Champions.
The arrest followed a traffic stop in the town of Lloyd.
Property owners in Kingston will see their assessment rise by about 10 percent this year as home values reach levels not seen since before the 2008 Great Recession.
“I don’t know what somebody was thinking when they said, ‘Let’s make that a landfill.’ It’s probably one of the most beautiful pieces of property in the Town of Gardiner.” That was supervisor Marybeth Majestic’s reaction to a guided tour that she and several other town officials were recently given of a new cycling and hiking trail being proposed on town-owned property surrounding the Gardiner Transfer Station, off Steve’s Lane.
Calls for rent regulation locally have become louder in recent years as rents have grown significantly faster than wages and an ever-increasing proportion of renters have found themselves “rent-burdened” — meaning that they pay more than 30 percent of their income to keep a roof over their heads.