Fewer than two dozen property owners had leverage over more than 8,000 others in the city. Those ratios need to be adjusted, in my view.
There is much work to do to create and then implement the right vision for the future of the Hudson Valley Mall and the surrounding Route 9W retail corridor. For example, we know that the community wants a luxury theater offering, more and better restaurant and food-purveyor offerings, and an updated and pleasing atmosphere for convenient retail shopping.
Years ago, urban developers swarmed to Beacon, and a few years after that to Hudson. Now it may be Kingston’s turn. In places like Kingston’s Stockade district, the game appears to be on.
Topics include: Gentrification’s not inevitable; city’s ‘rabbit pellet policy.’
As new candidates enter the already crowded field for the Democratic congressional nomination next year, the odds for bottom-feeders can only improve.
Topics include: critiquing Faso’s “accomplishments,” thanks for emergency medical help at Stallions game, America alone, Faso tells letter-writer to scram, taking issue with column on Saugerties politics, invitation to Indivisible Saugerties meetings, county Legislature race and more.
Want to help the local bat population? Put up a bat house. It won’t save the bats from white-nosed syndrome, but it ups the odds that surviving bats will reproduce.
Maurice took risks…In his research on mob-tinged dumping, Hinchey had to undergo a number of unpleasant confrontations. One of the more grim was the “handshake that wouldn’t end.”
Ulster councilman and deputy supervisor John Morrow was unanimously elected chair of the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency by his colleagues this Wednesday morning, July 12, at the county office building in Kingston. He succeeds banker Mike Horodyski, a resident of Highland who resigned last month after holding the unpaid position since 2013.
“Only the ‘bad apples’ will be affected by the police patrol,” writes the safety/courtesy coordinator for the Hudson Valley Rail Trail. “Cyclists behaving responsibly should welcome them.”