The State of Emergency will be in effect for at least 30 days and will allow Ulster County to rapidly procure needed testing and vaccination supplies, bolster available public health staff resources, and redeploy County staff to support COVID operations if necessary.
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County Executive Pat Ryan said the worst scenario continues to play out when it comes to COVID-19 infections in Ulster County with active cases spiking to 781 as of November 24 and going up a faster rate every day.
Residents of the towns downstream from the Ashokan Reservoir voiced their complaints November 18 at the Frank D. Greco Senior Center in Saugerties to New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) officials about the brown water that has fouled the Esopus Creek over the past few years, and of flooding that they thought the reservoir’s dam was supposed to prevent.
Residents at RUPCO’s latest affordable housing project Landmark Place on Flatbush Avenue say their new apartments represent a life-changing moment
“The combination of people sick with Covid, as well as the population that are taking up spaces [in hospitals] … has really created a situation that is, that is not sustainable,” governor Kathy Hochul warned recently.
State Trooper Christopher Baldner, who was jailed November 4 on a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of 11-year-old Monica Goods after Balder allegedly intentionally rammed her family’s minivan off the road after a high-speed chase on the Thruway in the town of Ulster on Dec. 22, 2020, was set to be released Friday after State Supreme Court Justice Denise Hartman set his bail at $100,000. Justice Hartman’s ruling overturned the denial of bail that was imposed on Baldner by Ulster County Court Judge Bryan Rounds.
With state money, the City of Kingston has improved pedestrian safety at six crosswalks at greater than average risk for crashes.
Amidst rising numbers in Ulster County Pat Ryan encourages people to get a booster shot. He voices concern that people do not realize all Ulster County residents 18+ are eligible, not just seniors and high risk individuals.
Officials in the Town of Ulster this week are expected to opt-out of allowing on-site marijuana consumption businesses to operate in the town, but could allow retail recreational marijuana sales in specifically designated areas.
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