A hearing on feral cats drew a lot of comments in Ulster.
For duffers and experts alike, there is no greater sign of spring than the opening of local golf courses.
Not to take the side of Congressman John Faso — Boo! Hiss! Impeach! — but I wonder why his proposal for the state taking over the local share of Medicaid hasn’t gotten more traction. The short answer could be politics.
A look at two local hotel plans, one traditional and one non-traditional. What do they have in common? Both would like a tax break from the county.
A local healthcare provider and a major regional insurer have settled a contract dispute that threatened to disrupt health services for hundreds of area residents.
The visit comes as Congressional Republicans, including local rep John Faso, consider voting to defund the organization.
In the past, the Legislature has passed resolutions that weighed in on state and national issues. From now on they’ll have to stick to more narrow and local matters.
Three years after the state adopted a law enabling the use of medical marijuana, some 900 doctors are prescribing cannabis oil to more than 5,000 patients. But state health officials and lawmakers on both sides of the aisle say that more can — and should — be done to make the treatment more widely available.
While marijuana remains illegal in New York, statistics show that 1960s-era horror stories of pot smokers languishing for years behind bars for possession of a few joints is largely a thing of the past.
Local school districts are constantly looking for new ways to steer kids away from old vices.