It’s an increasingly common sight on social media. Warnings appear about a law enforcement sweep, photos are posted of the enforcers’ unmarked vehicles. More photos show men in bulletproof vests peering into windows.
The 88th Annual Woodstock Library Fair was not without its drama this year when a group opposed to a planned new building displayed their own alternatives and criticisms.
Day one of the fair included some items for sale bearing the Confederate Flag, which were later removed, and emphatic statement of support for the cancelled band Confederate Railroad by the group 90 Proof.
New Paltz Police Chief Joseph Snyder told Town Board members last week that he will be retiring in April 2020.
It’s perfectly legal and heavily regulated, but the hemp plants in question look — and smell — a whole lot like their headier cousins.
Nearly two-and-a-half years after Phillip Rapoport and Kristin Soong Rapoport first came before Gardiner officials to broach the subject of their Heartwood eco-cabin project in Tuthilltown, the Planning Board voted at its July 16 meeting to put its imprimatur on the final version of the site plan, dated July 8.
Among contaminants found in the six samples taken from the three properties, according to DEC documents, are heavy metals like mercury, lead and zinc; coal ash, coal and slag; and nine chemicals deemed to be “probable carcinogens,” including the banned-for-decades pesticide DDT.
A plan to replace a major intersection in Uptown Kingston with a roundabout has been postponed after state officials rejected all the bids submitted for it. Work on the two-year project has been pushed back a full year, with completion now anticipated for the fall of 2021.
Female employees of a Kingston-based developer say they were subjected to misogynist taunts, crude sexual behavior and other forms of harassment by Birchez Associates founder and managing partner Steve Aaron.
Despite social media postings and talk around town indicating that Immigration and Customs Enforcement had conducted raids in Saugerties and taken two individuals into custody last Friday, July 12, the agency said no such raids took place.