“It’s a great small-knit community,” said Reinhardt of Saugerties. “I grew up here (in Kingston) so I know the community. I’ve been at Cantine Field, I’ve been at Kiwanis, I’ve been at the Garlic Festival. It’s a great little community.”
A 64-year-old Hyde Park man was arrested on felony charges after allegedly firing three rounds into his apartment during a domestic dispute.
The teachers were angry and frustrated with the district over several employment situations. They were not happy about the elimination of the four sys-ops positions in the coming school year; the systems operation specialists who work as technology assistants to the teachers at each of the schools, helping students navigate complicated software. But their particular focus was what they characterized as unwarranted, unwanted transfers of longtime teachers to assignments elsewhere in the district, far removed from their ﬁeld of expertise.
After serving as interim county exec for several months, Reiter was tapped to lead the comptroller’s office. Both the county executive and comptroller at the start of 2019 left to take state jobs.
Patrick Ryan was sworn in as Ulster County executive on Friday, June 7, marking the first transition of power since the office was established a decade ago.
Pot might be decriminalized in New York, but area marijuana smokers should be aware that possession of weed vaporizer pens filled with concentrated THC can incur a misdemeanor charge.
A 34-year-old teacher who works in Dutchess County and lives in Ulster County was arrested yesterday after an investigation revealed he was in possession of an inappropriate picture of a child downloaded from the internet.
Rachel Hoffstatter, a budding young artist about to graduate from Saugerties High School, had her artwork on display and was awarded a $100 scholarship from the Ulster County Art Association at the Frank Greco Senior Center on June 4.
The incident occurred last week on Wurts Ave. in the village of New Paltz. Police are still investigating, and so far have not released any information on the suspects.
The Woodstock 50 Festival will not be held at the Watkins Glen International racetrack, according to a statement issued by the venue this afternoon. The announcement leaves festival promoters just over two months to find an alternate location before the planned Aug. 16-18 event, which marks the 50th anniversary of the 1969 festival and is being organized by original promoter Michael Lang.