Democrat Dave Clegg apparently has won the closely contested race for Ulster County district attorney as county Board of Elections staff on Wednesday, Dec. 11 completed their tally of votes cast in the Nov. 6 election.
‘…I don’t want us to end up like a Vail or Aspen, where the people who work in town have to live 40 miles away…’
New Paltz Town Planning Board members learned at their November 25 meeting that they will have some say over plans to site a cellular tower on Jansen Road, but that federal law prevents them from dragging their feet on making a decision.
In an emotional farewell Tuesday evening, Common Council President James Noble marked his final meeting presiding over the body where he has served as a behind-the-scenes guiding hand and mentor for generations of neophyte politicos.
The Saugerties Town Board has approved a budget for 2020 that will increase spending by 3.06 percent, a total of $393,322, from this year’s $13.2 million dollar plan.
Not a ‘no’ vote to be found on $44.4 million 2020 spending plan.
Last week, election officials completed their count of absentee and affidavit ballots, leaving Democrat Dave Clegg with a 45-vote lead over Republican Mike Kavanagh. On Wednesday, Dec. 4, both sides appeared in court to begin the process of counting or dismissing 289 ballots that have been subject to challenges.
It’s estimated that 20 military veterans commit suicide every day, and Village of New Paltz trustees have spoken in support of recognizing and committing resources to addressing the problem.
Topics include: Village to borrow $300,000 for sewer repair; Police department participates in No Shave November; praise for firefighters; fire trucks may play music instead of sirens on Christmas morning; building permits mean village is growing; bluestone sidewalk work on Main St. nearly complete.
State Sen. George Amedore, (R-Rotterdam) announced today that he will not seek re-election next year. Amedore represents the 46th Senate