On Thursday, November 15 at Garvan’s, the New Paltz Regional Chamber of Commerce will once again confer its annual Business Recognition Awards to three local businesses and entrepreneurs who have been nominated by their peers as making notable contributions to the vibrancy of the town’s economy while being good corporate citizens.
Noble says more money would make Kingston even with other cities.
Look for another busy summer of upgrade work at Belleayre Mountain next year as the New York State hands over a newly-approved $9.1 million to support the expansion and modernization of the Ski Resort’s aging Discovery Lodge by its managers at the Olympic Regional Development Authority based in the Adirondacks.
Leaves will be picked up “loose raked” to the road edge or in bio-degradable paper bags.
A half dozen campus buildings bear the names of the town’s first settlers, who owned slaves. Nearly all the speakers at a recent hearing on campus called for the buildings to be renamed, but the administration is waiting until spring to vote.
After a slew of failed attempts over the past decade, the Saugerties Town Board is reassessing its ability to establish a noise ordinance. But it won’t be easy — Town Supervisor Fred Costello was quick this week to outline the various pitfalls surrounding such a law.
After a public hearing on the town’s proposed Comprehensive Plan that had more officials than members of the public attending, the subject of extending cell phone coverage and the Woodstock Town Board’s reaction to it highlighted minor changes to the long awaited document.
After browsing the would-be vendor’s Facebook page, the manager of the market replied to her query on the availability of space by sending a private message that said merely: “Not for a Republican.”
On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the Common Council approved Mayor Steve Noble’s request to borrow $400,000 to pay for new garbage totes as the city prepares to wind down its single-stream recycling program.
Republican State Assemblyman Chris Tague fended off a second challenge by Democratic Greene County Legislator Aidan O’Connor, securing for himself a two-year term in the state Assembly.