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.”
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.
The high-end boutique hotel being built behind the Center for Photography at Woodstock between Tinker Street and the former Hillcrest Ave., now Sgt. Richard Quinn Drive, has proven controversial.
A petition drive calling for the dissolution of the library district has trustees and supporters on the defensive while plans for a new building continue in earnest.
By the end of June, only County Waste will be allowed to provide trash pickup in New Paltz. The town touts the savings and efficiency of the plan, but some residents resent being deprived of choosing whom they do business with. “If I wanted to live like that I would have purchased a residence in a homeowners’ community,” said one.
A New Paltz school bus collided with a minivan Monday morning on Route 9W in Ulster Park. The bus was free of students at the time, the driver having discharged them at Ulster BOCES shortly before the incident.
The once radical idea of nationalizing the health-insurance industry and providing taxpayer funded health-care with no out-of-pocket expense at the point of contact has been embraced by the majority of House Democrats- and a majority of the candidates for New York’s 19th Congressional District.