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Rally supports judge’s decision in trooper bail hearing

Rally supports judge’s decision in trooper bail hearing

Demonstrators cheered Ulster County Judge’s Bryan Rounds’ decision to deny bail to State Trooper Christopher Baldner, who faces a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of 11-year-old Monica Goods, who was killed when the minivan she was riding in with her family crashed after being rammed twice by Baldner during a high-speed pursuit on the Thruway on December 22, 2020.

Trooper is remanded to custody in the death of 11-year-old Monica Goods

Trooper is remanded to custody in the death of 11-year-old Monica Goods

Ulster County Judge Bryan Rounds denied bail on Wednesday, November 3, to State Trooper Christopher Baldner who was jailed last week on a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of 11-year-old Monica Goods after Balder allegedly intentionally rammed her family’s minivan off the road after a high-speed chase on the Thruway in the town of Ulster on Dec. 22, 2020.

November balloon test set for second Gardiner cell tower site 

November balloon test set for second Gardiner cell tower site 

“We have now moved past the controversy,” said Paul Colucci at the Gardiner Planning Board’s October 26 meeting, as he and his colleagues moved forward with plans to permit Wireless Edge, LLC to construct the Town’s second cellular tower, at 630 South Mountain Road. But perhaps the board chair was being overoptimistic; in Gardiner, a development proposal that reaches fruition without contentious public debate is a rare occurrence indeed.