Capping an effort that has brought together career law-enforcement officers, budget hawks and environmental volunteers, New Paltz’s police fleet now includes two hybrid SUVs among its vehicles. Carrying on an initiative put into motion by his predecessor, Chief Robert Lucchesi worked with climate-smart community’s task force to make law enforcement a greener endeavor, both living more lightly on the earth, and reducing not insignificantly the overall cost of vehicle ownership.
Saugerties educators say Covid-19 has led to a high number of failures, absences and disengagement. “The results of this pandemic are disturbing,” said Saugerties High School Principal Tim Reid. “There is going to be a huge mountain ahead of us over the next few years because of this.”
The City of Kingston Police Department reports the arrest of 37-year-old Raymond A. Snyder of Murray Street in Kingston for
The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency voted today in favor of property tax breaks for the Kingstonian, paving the way for the large Uptown mixed-use residential, commercial and parking garage project to move forward after years of review.
Members of New Paltz’s town council and village board of trustees have jointly denounced the chaos which beset the halls of congress on January 6, and called for a full investigation into those events, as well as the resignation or removal of elected officials who helped incite the violence, specifically including President Trump.
With no comment or explanation, the Onteora School Board voted on January 12 to extend athletic director (AD) Kim Pilla’s paid administrative leave through January 25.
“We received some suggestions from the state and we’ve also gotten some suggestions from Boces, they did some research,” Kingston Superintendent Paul Padalino said. “But overall, our teachers know what they’re doing. They know how to handle their students. They know when it’s appropriate to have these conversations and at what depth. I try to leave things in their hands to cover these kinds of situations.”
Topics include: Maverick Concerts’ executive director steps down; Tammy Kim named the 2021 Ottaway Visiting Professor of Journalism; Highland’s Ethan Thompson signs with Marist College to play baseball; The new Saugerties Animal Shelter; and more.
A proposed law to regulate short-term rentals in the Village of New Paltz has the support of renters in nearby Kingston.
A hearing was scheduled on a proposal to make Huguenot Street in New Paltz one way from Broadhead to Mulberry, with vehicular traffic to be restricted to northbound only.