A Kingston man is suing two city cops who, he claims, used excessive force on him in a 2015 encounter on a Midtown street.
More than 100 people clad in red, white and blue shirts arrived at the 25-acre lake to launch about 60 kayaks, canoes, inflatables and other “floatables.”
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— particularly the plan to add a bar and café with alcohol sales.
The town of Hurley planning board has been in preliminary talks for the development of a site plan for a 46 unit multi-family apartment project in the two buildings that once made up the West Hurley school, which was sold by the Onteora School District to Brooklyn real estate developers in February, 2017.
The referendum was devised as a remedy to what opponents see as the trustees’ failure to carry out the wishes of those who participated in a recent survey showing 29 percent are in favor of new construction. (The library board is pressing ahead with plans for a new building.) The pro-referendum group also claims decades of missteps and neglecting routine maintenance on the current building.
The Ulster County District Attorney’s Office is recommending time in state prison for Connor Chargois, a Saugerties High School student who was caught, police said, with a cache of illegal guns and ammunition in his basement in February after making threatening social media posts.
The village needs more revenue, and many businessowners believe the change will be good for business.
There’s no statute against statues.
Neighbors of a proposed horse riding academy off Glasco Turnpike packed a town planning board meeting to complain that the facility, given its close proximity to a residential and commercial area, would cause crowding, pollution and traffic problems.
Woodstock Library trustees unanimously approved a budget July 19 for September voter consideration that includes funding for Monday hours and a 2 percent raise for salaried staff, while keeping the tax levy increase at 1.5 percent.