What began as a fun way to keep busy, provide some comfort to friends and make a little extra money for rent, has turned into a full-scale baking operation in a one-level house in Gardiner. “I’ve always dreamed of owning a bakery,” said Tanya Santos, a local mother of three, whom, like many of us, has been cooped up at home during the COVID-19 pandemic with her family trying to think of ways to stay busy and upbeat. “We were thinking of things we could do and Kaela (her eldest daughter) had rent looming, so I put a post on Facebook asking if anyone was interested in having some freshly baked cinnamon buns delivered to them and the response was unbelievable!”
All through the winter that wasn’t, I stared at the fly box wondering which fly to use on opening day of trout season.
County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that the Ulster County Department of Health is now actively seeking doctors, nurses, and
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They stand, our elected officials, in the middle of the streets in the heart of their communities. There’s an eerie silence in the air. You can hear the songbirds twittering on semi-deserted roadways usually filled with the sounds of passing traffic. Not today.
Project Resilience, a community fund and local food distribution effort to support residents affected by COVID-19, has delivered 13,715 meals since it was established last month, according a release from County Executive Pat Ryan’s office.
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In addition to the announcement on permits, County Executive Pat Ryan, together with HealthAlliance director Kevin Doyle, discussed local testing, hospitalizations and hospital prep.
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today confirmed two additional deaths related to COVID-19 in Ulster County. Both were males: a 49-year old from the town of New Paltz and a 55-year old from the town of Plattekill. For reasons of privacy, specific information was not provided.
In less than a week of frantic activity, 340 face masks have already been manufactured and delivered, mainly to Ulster County’s drive-through COVID-19 testing center at Tech City site in the town of Ulster.