An unprecedented challenge; The cold facts; Police accountability and more.
Ulster County is more than a week into New York State’s Phase One reopening plan and getting close to Phase Two. Phase One businesses include construction, agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting, manufacturing, wholesale trade and retail businesses – the latter limited to curbside or in-store pickup and drop-off.
There was a confrontation in Deposit last Friday night which ended up with one employee in the hospital and another who tried to help her colleague pressing charges against a customer.
Summer 2020 is coming. Spring 2020, in fact, has been unusually lush and beautiful. Or maybe we’ve all just been paying closer attention. After almost two decades here, I am finally learning the names and calls of birds, the species of trees that have watched over this most interesting chapter of my life.
I am uncomfortable. I am uncomfortable with the comfort of my life. I am uncomfortable with the obvious white privilege that surrounds me and my community.
Topics include: Hudson River Skywalk grant; No Ulster County Fair; Bard postpones Boulanger fest; Oblong Books author event; Kingston Annual 2020 arts exhibition seeks entries.
Instead of just strolling into a venue, you’ll have to tune in, and sometimes sign up online – say, if you want to perform (from home) at the open mic or have your say at the town hall. But we’re all polishing our Zoom meeting skills these days, aren’t we?
Topics include: Socially distanced weddings; School budget vote June 9; Trailways resumes bus service and more.
Members of the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office are investigating the death of an Arkville man, located unconscious and unresponsive in
“You gotta teach your troops to understand and respect black rage, to not treat the man who can’t keep from yelling at the top of his lungs as a threat.”