Under O’Connor, the Ulster County-based affordable housing non-profit has quadrupled its workforce and expanded into neighboring counties.
When life gives you lemons, as the old saying has it, make lemonade. Local residential real estate has proven a lousy investment for the past decade and a half. But that doesn’t mean it’ll continue to be that in the future, the professionals in the ever-optimistic real-estate industry will remind you. 2018 will prove whether they’re right.
New York City is a hub for good jobs and half of SUNY New Paltz students come from the city and its suburbs. How well is SUNY New Paltz preparing them for life after graduation?
According to the research, partisan bias and what is called “affective polarization” has been increasing over time, exerting a more powerful influence over the formation of economic expectations.
Two announcements last week in the Ulster County banking community brought the latest local developments in the fierce struggle between America’s national banks and its community banks. Rondout Savings Bank announced a new CEO and president, Cheryl Bowers, the first woman to hold the position in the local bank’s 150-year history. And Bank of America announced it would be closing its Woodstock branch next April.
Radio Kingston recently purchased a building on Broadway and discussed plan before an enthusiastic crowd at Kingston Library. The station is promising 24 hours of hyperlocal content, with funding from a non-profit headed by Warren Buffet’s son.
From a conventional Saugerties working-class background, Hinchey the politician managed to eschew the tribalism that has come to dominate national politics.
The Northeast Center for Rehabilitation & Brain Injury, located in Ulster, is seeking an extension for its property tax agreement, necessary because ownership is changing hands. The 18-year-old agreement deserves to be extended. It shouldn’t be jeopardized by misleading and inaccurate job numbers.
The members and staff of Kingston’s planning board stand silent in the middle of the cavernous third-floor room where a century ago many tables of working women toiled making shirts and other clothing: the needle trades.
The company hopes its calendar app will be used by individuals and organizations across the nation to aggregate and personalize community events.