Rosendale Waxworks is the combined effort of Shaun Johnston and Wilda Gallagher. Husband and wife as well as business partners in the new venture, the two have launched the brick-and-mortar shop with the intention of providing a venue for local candle- and soapmakers as well as a showcase for their own handcrafted art candles.
A new composting system at the Saugerties transfer station will pay for itself, according to Mary McNamara, appointed by the town board to oversee the station’s new organic recycling program.
The state says that NYC-owned Ashokan Reservoir, which makes up most of the town’s taxable property, is undervalued to the tune of $81 million. Town officials are concerned about a lawsuit.
The Town of Ulster released its tentative budget for 2019, with its $11.8 million total representing a 4.4 percent increase over the 2018 spending plan.
From the moment I finished my small glass, I felt markedly — shockingly — calm. An irksome pain in my neck was forgotten.
Judges advocated for more clerk hours and the Woodstock Town Board discussed a rising trend in noise complaints during four hours of budget discussions on October 9.
An ambitious new program seeks to take two groups often seen as at odds with each other — police officers and poor minority youth — and put them on a path to a better life and a more harmonious relationship, using the principles of “positive psychology.”
The Saugerties school district this week announced the hiring of Warren Donohue as interim business manager while school officials and the school board search for a permanent replacement for Lissa Jilek.
“We have our work cut out for us,” said Gardiner Town Supervisor Marybeth Majestic.
Police say a 44-year-old Kerhonkson woman who worked as a commissary clerk was smuggling drugs and tobacco into the Ulster County Jail.