County Legislator Jennifer Schwartz-Berky had a 26-minute exchange with a town police officer during a speeding arrest in May. Her attorney is requesting the town delay the release of the tape until after the election.
The candidates are Faye Storms, Nancy Holgate and Kevin Van Blarcum.
Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp., owned by Canadian holding company Fortis Inc., is requesting a 21.2 percent increase in delivery revenues — a total of $63.4 million.
Precautions were taken to make the drill as realistic as possible without causing too much alarm— or possibly prompting an armed passerby from intervening; the oft-cited “good guy with a gun.”
The district includes the towns of Shandaken, Olive, Denning, and Hardenburgh.
A special meeting by the Saugerties school board this week mulled the safety of a bus stop on Route 9W in West Camp. The matter is still unresolved.
Jeanne Walsh is running unopposed for reelection as town supervisor for the Town of Rosendale, endorsed by the Democrat, Republican and Conservative Parties.
Paul Hansut faces one opponent intent on unseating the incumbent as Lloyd town supervisor this year, Fred Pizzuto.
Since 2010, O+ artists have changed the face of Kingston with 29 murals, prompting some to question why there is little public oversight compared with zoning laws governing property owners. The answer: Murals, though they last for years, are considered impermanent works of art, and are treated as works of art protected by the First Amendment.
New Paltz Middle School is closed for the remainder of the day, Monday, October 16, due to a minor electrical fire in the cafeteria prior to the arrival of students. Rerouted buses took students directly to the high school auditorium, from where they were transported home again at 10 a.m. after parents were notified.