Eighty-one customers have opted out of Central Hudson’s new electric meters, which transmit usage info remotely. The company has argued that it should be able to bill those customers extra fees for in-person readings. Those fees were recently struck down by the state regulator, but the issue is still not resolved, say local activists.
The fabled golf course in the town of Ulster is under severe financial pressure. Short of taking a Mulligan, the volunteer directors of the Wiltwyck Golf Club in the Town of Ulster say they have done everything they can think of to save the facility, including a discussion to sell it to the county government last July as an all-season recreation destination.
At the behest of county executive Mike Hein, the Vietnam Travelling War Memorial will be displayed at Cantine Veteran’s Memorial Complex between July 18 and 23 in the coming year.
The process of adopting or fostering a child is a complex procedure. Along the way — as well as afterward — a number of issues arise.
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Students, environmental organizations and community members marked the five-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy with a march on Saturday, Oct. 30. The storm, which hit the northeast with such power that it took lives, destroyed homes and transit infrastructure, flooded subways and greatly impacted people from the NYC-metro area to the Hudson Valley.
For many residents, the structure is seen as the epitome of Poughkeepsie’s urban housing woes. It is rumored to be the headquarters of major gang operations and a hub for heroin distribution in the city. Since at least summer, the city police have maintained a presence at the building, including an active-duty officer parked outside at all times.
The law comes nearly two years after the Coast Guard proposal for 10 new anchorages on the Hudson sparked fierce opposition, culminating in over 10,000 public comments from concerned citizens and the plan’s withdrawal in June.
A group of 30 individuals, mostly SUNY New Paltz students, descended on a recent New Paltz Town Council meeting, eager to share their stories of police encounters gone wrong.
A quick-witted 17-year-old babysitter kept her cool and evacuated everyone without incident.