Just in time for the road construction season, employees of the Woodstock Highway Department recently participated in work zone safety training to help prevent accidents for motorists and workers.
The weird land-use problems linger at the site of the Discovery Institute on Plains Road in New Paltz. This unusual property is so far off from modern health and zoning requirements that it’s difficult even to figure out how to fix it, a fact which was made quite clear when Village of New Paltz Planning Board members took a look at the latest attempt during their April 6 meeting.
Up until now, more have wanted vaccines than could get them. In the coming weeks, that will likely be reversed.
Topics include: Ulster BOCES students win at SkillsUSA Regionals; Saugerties Pro Musica presents Adaskin String Trio; Call for art for Olive Free Library summer group show; Wurts Street Bridge construction to begin in fall; and more.
Spring into the season and support Mohonk Preserve at the livestreamed 24th annual benefit auction on Saturday, April 17 from 7 to 8 p.m. To view auction items and learn more about the event, visit www.mohonk.givesmart.com.
As of Thursday afternoon, April 15, vaccination appointments are available in Kingston, Shandaken, and Marlboro. Kingston– Sign up to receive
Topics include: Spring cleanup in Village of New Paltz; Saugerties names valedictorian and salutatorian; Onteora names valedictorian, salutatorian and principal’s award winner; Results of public survey to be presented April 20 as part of Earth Week celebration; and more.
The status of the pandemic here in Ulster is a mixed bag. Cases are still high, though vaccinations are rolling out increasingly quickly and several types of business restrictions in place for over a year are being lifted. Here’s a snapshot of things as they stand entering the second week of April — just about 13 months since Ulster got its first case, and 13,455 confirmed cases and 246 deaths later.
New Paltz Planning Board members were not happy to learn about an authorized gravel road built through wetlands that were also subjected to lead from ammunition.
A proposed 47-unit rental apartment complex in Uptown Kingston is raising concerns among neighbors regarding its size and scope, as well as potential impacts on the environment and vehicle traffic. But developers and the Ulster County Planning Board contend the project conforms to area zoning and would provide needed housing in a time when escalating prices are creating a crisis for renters.