Members of the city’s planning board will have to explain why they rejected a proposal by Rupco to build 66 units of affordable senior housing at a site on Flatbush Avenue that once held the city’s alms house. The board will also have to hold a second vote to formally accept or reject Rupco’s site plan for the project.
Is it worth it to maintain two police dogs, or would that money be better spent elsewhere? The debate continues.
In an application considered at a recent New Paltz Village Planning Board meeting, owner Mike Beck is seeking to expand the cramped kitchen of the restaurant by pushing into the adjacent barbershop, as well as create a prep kitchen underneath the dining area, which presently hangs over two parking spots around back.
The Ulster town board last week approved the posting of “No Littering” signs along Glenerie Boulevard in an effort to quell an uptick in illegal dumping.
“The idea is to bring together all of these wellness organizations — and I consider that a broad term — to network, to create common goals, to share resources,” said Flynn of the Live Well Kingston program. “All of the good things that happen when you break down barriers between organizations.”
The President of the United States signed public law 115-216 on July 24, 2018, dedicating the Saugerties Post Office to the late Congressman Maurice D. Hinchey. A dedication ceremony renaming the post office will be held Monday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Saugerties Post Office, 111 Market St.
According to Police Chief Joseph Sinagra, the Saugerties Police MedReturn Box took in over 300 lbs. of pharmaceutical drugs between April 1 and September 1 of this year. This represents a 40 percent increase over last year’s pharmaceutical returns during the same five-month period.
It’s going to be an uphill fight in the general election this November 6 for incumbent Ulster County sheriff Paul VanBlarcum, steamrolled in Thursday’s Democratic primary by ex-state police officer and former Marine Juan Figueroa.
Turnout was very high for a primary, suggesting strong Democratic enthusiasm and tough races for Republicans in November.
County Executive Mike Hein signed the “Ulster County Human Rights Protection Act of 2018” on Tuesday, Sept. 12 amidst county legislators, members of the community and the new Human Rights Commission which the law forms. Under the legislation, Ulster County residents can seek redress of discrimination complaints locally before this commission.