Attorney General Letitia James today presented the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office with a check for $69,750 for body cameras. The grant will fund the purchase of 93 cameras.
Now, a number of local stores communicate and advertise via the “Ulster County Thrift Stores” Facebook page, which can be followed by shoppers looking for attractive sales and deals and area thrift store volunteers looking to exchange strategies for better sales.
Franco Carucci is a relative newcomer to municipal government, appointed last spring to fill out the remainder of the term of Mike Reynolds when Reynolds resigned after moving outside the township. Trained as an attorney, and with many years of experience obtaining grants for municipalities as a principal of Shingebiss Associates, Laura Walls has served on the board for nearly four years; before that she was town supervisor for a single term in 2000-2001.
Do we really understand the stresses poor folks go through? Faculty across the Saugerties school district took part October 9 in a “poverty simulation” organized by Ulster BOCES, a role-playing exercise designed to give teachers and administrators a clearer understanding of what some of the district’s students go through on a daily basis.
“One coffee to go.” “Sure. Did you bring your own reusable cup, or do you need a disposable cup?” This conversation may become standard at Woodstock cafés, as the Rethink Disposables Working Group rolls out an initiative to reduce the quantity of single-use plastic littering our environment.
Although the political climate continues to heat up throughout the region and the globe, in New Paltz, there are two candidates running unopposed on the ballot for two available seats on the New Paltz Town Board.
There is no lack of local candidates vying for a seat on the Lloyd Town Board. Democratic incumbents Mike Guerriero and Joe Mazzetti are being challenged by Republicans Bud Walker and John Fraino.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan took questions on topics ranging from short-term rentals to environmental issues to the opioid crisis during an hour-long Q&A session in a packed meeting room at the Woodstock town offices at the Comeau property on October 15.
This week, the Town of Ulster will set a date for a public hearing on what Supervisor James Quigley III said is “the strongest antidumping or illegal dumping law that we can possibly write.”
Without the battles (which never really actually in fact took place) there will be more of an emphasis on the real history of Colonial-era Kingston.