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Bardavon/UPAC cancels all events for 30 days

Bardavon/UPAC cancels all events for 30 days

“Our first priority is the safety of artists, patrons, staff, and the broader community,” writes Executive Director Chris Silva. “All health authorities clearly emphasize social distancing as the best way to deter the spread of COVID-19; therefore, we have decided to postpone all events at Bardavon and UPAC for a minimum of 30 days.”

New citizens to take oath in Ulster County

New citizens to take oath in Ulster County

Approximately 21 new citizens representing 19 countries will take their Oaths of Allegiance accepting the responsibilities of an American, while also gaining the rights and privileges afforded to most Americans by birth, at a naturalization ceremony at the Ulster County Courthouse on Friday, March 6 at 10 a.m. 

Ulster County public defender resigns after investigation showed failure to seek $2.5m in state reimbursements

Ulster County public defender resigns after investigation showed failure to seek $2.5m in state reimbursements

Attorney Andrew Kossover, the Ulster County public defender since 2006, resigned this week after an analysis showed the office failed to seek $2.5 million over six years in state reimbursements. During that time, the county budgeted and spent $1.9 million that could have been reimbursed but was instead absorbed by county taxpayers, according to a release from County Executive Pat Ryan.