Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan declared next week, July 12-19, will be “Get Tested Week.” The initiative aims to encourage residents to get tested for COVID-19. “Anyone and everyone is eligible and encouraged to get tested,” said Ryan.
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Energy Square is now alive with tenants. The net-zero-energy mixed-use building on the midtown site of the former Mid-City Lanes will be called home by 79 people who won a housing lottery that left 800 more on the waiting list. The ground floor will include new space for the Center for Creative Education, part of which will be sublet for a cafe.
As the mid-Hudson region enters phase 4 of re-opening, the Hudson River Maritime Museum on the Rondout Creek in Kingston will be open to the public on a new reduced schedule starting this Friday, July 11. Open Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays from noon to 5 p.m., the museum galleries will operate at 25 percent capacity. Admission pricing remains the same as before the pandemic — $9 for adults, $6 for seniors and children.
After trailing by 465 votes out of about 10,000 district-wide in the Election Day results for the GOP nomination to oppose first-term Democratic congressman Antonio Delgado of Rhinebeck this November, Kyle Van DeWater, an up-and-coming Dutchess County lawyer, a decorated Army veteran and a major in the Army Reserves, reversed the numbers with an overwhelming plurality in the absentee ballots against Ola Hawatmeh from Poughkeepsie.
After a quiet June, 50 new cases were diagnosed in just three days at the beginning of this month. The unwelcome eruption in positive virus determinations led to swift expressions of concern in the social media. People were scared, and they had every right to be. The virus could easily get out of control. Perhaps it already had.
Topic include: New Paltz no place for hate; Saugerties lighthouse stays closed; Woodstock swimming crackdown; NYS breweries collaborate; and more.
On Sunday, June 28 the New York State Police from the Livingston barracks arrested Michael Harrington, 24, of Lake Katrine,
Some argue the statues of Henry Hudson, George Clinton and Peter Stuyvesant should be removed because of their actions and statements on race.
The D&H Canal Historical Society has disavowed reported plans to remove the community Christmas tree on the Village Green in High Falls to make room for an outdoor museum exhibit – plans that have caused a furor in the community in recent weeks.
The plan allows businesses to expand their facilities onto the street at certain times, making it easier to fulfill the state’s social-distancing requirements and to compensate for limits on indoor capacity.