Approximately 1,000 gallons of aviation fuel from the Gardiner Airport on Sand Hill Road were spilled onto the ground during the weekend of October 6 and 7, with enough seepage into the Wallkill River to alarm residents downstream, according to town officials and the DEC.
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.”
In a recent presentation at Saugerties High School, a psychotherapist and author discussed the possible negative impact of social media and smart phones, including an increase in cases of ADD and anxiety in young people.
The money, routed to the city through Community Foundations of the Hudson Valley, will allow the new Kingston Land Bank to purchase and renovate 36 parcels taken by the city for back taxes.
According to County Executive Mike Hein, the money will be used to enhance the Midtown Linear Park rail trail project, including playground equipment and trail amenities.
Long delayed plans to build the Irish Cultural Center of the Hudson Valley in the city’s Rondout neighborhood have suffered another setback after organizers of the project missed a crucial deadline to secure building permits for the site.
Residents and business owners from both sides of the Wallkill River have converged on Town of New Paltz officials to voice their objections to a shooting range on private land on Springtown Road in New Paltz. The noise is distracting and disturbing, they say, and there are worries that this unregulated shooting space poses a very real danger to anyone within several hundred yards.
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.
After a fatal fire, village officials consider whether they should do regular inspections.
Woodstock Library Trustees indefinitely delayed choosing an architect to complete the design for a new building and re-submitted a measure calling for a referendum to the board of elections on dissolving the library district amid confusion about whose responsibility it was to handle.