Now, a number of local stores communicate and advertise via the “Ulster County Thrift Stores” Facebook page, which can be followed by shoppers looking for attractive sales and deals and area thrift store volunteers looking to exchange strategies for better sales.
“One coffee to go.” “Sure. Did you bring your own reusable cup, or do you need a disposable cup?” This conversation may become standard at Woodstock cafés, as the Rethink Disposables Working Group rolls out an initiative to reduce the quantity of single-use plastic littering our environment.
This week, the Town of Ulster will set a date for a public hearing on what Supervisor James Quigley III said is “the strongest antidumping or illegal dumping law that we can possibly write.”
Without the battles (which never really actually in fact took place) there will be more of an emphasis on the real history of Colonial-era Kingston.
The Saugerties village planning board has given the green light to AutoZone’s plans to build a store near the intersection of Railroad and Ulster avenues.
The Marbletown First Aid Unit public forum will be 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22 at the Rondout Valley High School Auditorium, 122 Kyserike Road, Accord. The forum will explain the shift from an all-volunteer unit to partly paid, partly volunteer staffing and the group’s request for funding from the Town of Marbletown, and towns of Rosendale and Rochester for the portions of those towns the state has assigned to the not-for-profit EMS-ambulance service.
A 20-megawatt solar project slated for a site southeast of the intersection of Churchland Road and Churchland Lane has been delayed, according to developers.
‘I’m going to be straight with you, I have my reservations,’ said Sheriff Juan Figueroa, who took office in January. ‘But what we’re doing isn’t working. We have to try a new approach.’
While it was no landslide, Woodstock Library Board President Dorothea Marcus feels the October 3 trustee election was a vote of confidence for a new library building. After a revised tally, former board member Leslie Gerber received the most votes, 502, followed by Marcus, 493 and incumbent Howard Kagan, 484. All favor tearing down the current library building and constructing a new one.
Cleanup efforts are still ongoing over two years after a petroleum spill that contaminated water at the Route 32 Comfort Inn, according to state Department of Environmental Conversation spokespersons.