The Ulster Police Department arrested an East Kingston man this morning and charged him with felony arson in connection with two suspicious fires that occurred in February.
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Members of the city’s planning board will have to explain why they rejected a proposal by Rupco to build 66 units of affordable senior housing at a site on Flatbush Avenue that once held the city’s alms house. The board will also have to hold a second vote to formally accept or reject Rupco’s site plan for the project.
The Ulster town board last week approved the posting of “No Littering” signs along Glenerie Boulevard in an effort to quell an uptick in illegal dumping.
“The idea is to bring together all of these wellness organizations — and I consider that a broad term — to network, to create common goals, to share resources,” said Flynn of the Live Well Kingston program. “All of the good things that happen when you break down barriers between organizations.”
County Executive Mike Hein signed the “Ulster County Human Rights Protection Act of 2018” on Tuesday, Sept. 12 amidst county legislators, members of the community and the new Human Rights Commission which the law forms. Under the legislation, Ulster County residents can seek redress of discrimination complaints locally before this commission.
Town of Ulster officials have agreed to take into consideration concerns by local fire companies as they enter into negotiations with Ulster County on the development of a new regional fire training center on Ulster Landing Road.
A former Kingston dentist who was the subject of a sensational murder trial two years ago is free after serving 19 months of a potential seven-year sentence in state prison. State records show that Gilberto A. Nunez, 51 was released from the medium-security Altona Correctional Facility up in Clinton County on Monday, Sept. 10.
A defense attorney for accused killer Seth P. Lyons said in county court Monday that he will likely raise a psychiatric defense when his client goes on trial next week.
The defendants solicited an arrangement to have sex with minor children and then met undercover police officers to engage in sex with a child.
Just days before the Sept. 13 Democratic Party primary, Cynthia Nixon and Zephyr Teachout were in the area, going door-to-door in Kingston last Sunday to tout their bids for the Democratic nomination for governor and attorney general respectively.