According to Ulster County Executive Mike Hein, it took something like 60 seconds for him to reject out of hand a proposal last summer that the county assume ownership of the failing Wiltwyck Golf Club in the Town of Ulster.
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For what it’s worth, the unofficial returns indicate Republicans will (barely) hold their majority in the county legislature, regardless of which caucus John Parete of Olive chooses to rest his ailing left shoulder.
In what was a tough race, many diverse voices of the community came out to support me, the One Kingston slate, and the working people and families of Kingston.
“What Restore Kingston Pride means to me is prosperity. Where most of the people you know in the neighborhood are working great jobs that pay fantastic salaries and a small portion of that income goes back to the city encourages more of those companies to take a chance on our community.”
The tape indicated that Gary Short, who may have thought he had pulled over Tonya Harding, should be nominated for sainthood, if not promoted to sergeant.
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To me, unopposed races represent a failure of our two-party system. At best, it rewards a stellar official with a free ride after long service. At worst, it’s a result of backdoor conniving between political leaders to deprive people of a choice.
The state constitution protects many things, including pensions, collective bargaining rights, state civil service rights, human rights, our environment, public education and many more. A convention could jeopardize many of these protections.
Democrats need win only one more seat to take back the legislature. I like their chances.
From the Oct. 12 issue.