The basketball courts at Mount Marion park and the Lions Club park are in line for attention, with funding coming through donations.
Officials in the Town of Ulster are hoping the state Department of Transportation will agree to a request that vehicles on three roads — Brabrant Road, Barbarossa Lane and Wiedy Road — be officially limited to speeds of 30 mph.
Supervisor Paul Hansut, a retired police officer, said that the “creepiest part of my whole job was chasing these people around.”
New Paltz needs to temporarily replace municipal water during upcoming repairs to New York City’s Catskill Aqueduct. Plans to tap an aquifer are tied up by a lawsuit, making the construction of a temporary pipeline from the Delaware Aqueduct to New Paltz probable.
State officials are not sure when a leak of what is currently being called a “petroleum product” occurred.
The price of parking on Kingston’s streets is going to double this month. But city officials are hoping a smartphone app that will allow users (for a price) to skip the ritual of hunting for change and dashing to the expiring parking meter will take some of the sting out of the rate hike.
Although the board did not further discuss the issue, many rail buffs spoke up in favor of granting the permit, citing historical and economic considerations.
Town of Shandaken playgrounds will get a sprucing up this summer thanks to a nearly $30,000 Smart Growth grant from the state.
Demolition of the old New PaltzTown Hall finally took place last week after the asbestos abatement was completed from the building.
Sunday, June 11, from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Representatives from Hudson Valley groups will speak on such issues as environmental protection, voting rights, affordable health care, women’s reproductive rights, and fair immigration laws, describing what their organizations are doing and how the public can help. Local musicians will perform protest music at several points between the presentations.