How are financial advisors, those paid to help us laypeople plan for and ride out the ups and downs of economic life to match our goals for comfortable lives, speaking about the roiling stock market, business and personal income challenges of recent weeks?
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A focus on community comes naturally to James Janso, newly appointed Chief of Lloyd Town Police. A lifetime resident of the town he serves, the 30-year veteran of the department has worked his way through the ranks as police officer, investigator, and for the past seven years, lieutenant. He succeeds former Chief Daniel Waage, who retired at the end of January.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan, in a joint effort with the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce. has proclaimed this Saturday, March 28 “Shop Ulster Saturday.” The aim is to encourage online shopping at local businesses forced to close due to the outbreak.
Both Kingston Mayor Steve Noble and U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado have had coronavirus fact sheets mailed to their constituents in an effort to get good information in as many hands as possible, including those of people not on social media.
The letters to the editor from the March 26, 2020 issue of New Paltz Times.
Six weeks ago we profiled Dr. Amy Nitza, director of the Institute for Disaster Mental Health at SUNY New Paltz. At the time, the psychotherapist was about to head off to Puerto Rico to “train the trainers” to help local people deal with the emotional stress precipitated by an earthquake, following the previous devastation of Hurricane Maria. Now Dr. Nitza must attend to a disaster that’s hitting right at home: the COVID-19 pandemic.
How to get tested? Are local hospitals gearing up? What to do if you’ve been laid off?
Effective this morning, the Mohonk Preserve in Gardiner is closed to the public until further notice. In a release, the
Confirmed cases of Covid-19, the disease caused by the novel coronavirus, in Ulster County climbed to 38 on Monday. But, in a livestreamed town hall on Facebook, County Executive Pat Ryan said the real total was likely many times higher. Ryan said the surge in numbers threatens to overwhelm local hospital resources and called on state officials to set up temporary medical facilities in the Hudson Valley.
While Ulster County residents were greeted this morning, Monday, March 23, by falling flakes from an early spring snowstorm, that will not, county officials say, stop the county’s first drive-through COVID-19 testing site from opening up at TechCity, the former IBM-Kingston complex on Enterprise Drive in Lake Katrine.