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.
An estimated 100 students will graduate from Onteora High School at a ceremony to be held on Friday, June 22, at 6 p.m. Over half of this year’s seniors are college-bound, according to Lisa Casey, class advisor and secretary to the high school principal.
A public hearing will be held Wednesday, June 27 to discuss the proposal.
On Wednesday afternoon, Mayor Steve Noble issued a statement acknowledging the presence of a separated child at a “local federally funded youth residential care program.” According to local immigration activist Emma Kreyche, the only ORR-contracted facility in Kingston is the Children’s Home at 27 Grove St.
When Danielle Hitt of Welsh Water, a private water and sewage company in Great Britain, jokingly called the New York City DEP “the Beyoncé of the water industry.”
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said yesterday that over 70 migrant kids are being held in New York State after being separated from their families, with one child being housed at a facility in Kingston. Congressman John Faso is supporting legislation that would address the issue along with other immigration-related provisions, including funding for a border wall and addressing the legal status of “Dreamers.”
Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the drowning death of a 17-year-old male in High Falls.
First-term supervisor Shannon Harris is focusingon issues like access to the Hudson and Rondout, agri-tourism, and hamlet-specific issues. (Town residents, unless they’re from the hamlet of Esopus, tend to say they live in Ulster Park, Port Ewen, St. Remy or one of the other hamlets.)
Town Council members are expected to pass a resolution to get the question of a name change placed on the ballot this coming November.
HealthAlliance’s mandate to treat everyone who walks through its doors means its emergency room often has to tend to persons not suffering an acute health crisis but, rather, dealing with a complicated mix of homelessness, mental illness and substance abuse, with some patients clocking over 100 visits a year.