Local law-enforcement officials say the state’s new red-flag law will give the public a valuable tool to prevent mass shootings by getting guns out of the hands of potentially dangerous people. But gun-rights advocates worry that the law will deprive law abiding gun owners of due process and leave them vulnerable to abuse or harassment.
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Recusals and changes of venue have slowed down efforts to close several dumps in Saugerties. The dumps have been cited by the town for accepting material from outside the area and by the DEC following tests that revealed harmful contaminants.
Saugerties town and village officials, along with officials in the other 44 states where the plant has become an ecological nuisance, have scratched their heads for nearly a decade over how to efficiently and cost-effectively quell the plant without promoting its spread — any segmentation of the milfoil plant can lead to further growth.
Approximately 50 new citizens will take their Oaths of Allegiance accepting the responsibilities of an American, while also gaining the rights and privileges afforded to most Americans by birth.
An environmental engineer testifying on behalf of C&D debris dump owner Joe Karolys in state Supreme Court Wednesday, Sept. 11 attempted to poke holes in state Department of Environmental Conservation test results that showed dangerous levels of toxic materials in the three dumpsites.
Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries “free” screenings or cheek swabs for genetic testing to obtain their Medicare information for identity theft or fraudulent billing purposes. Fraudsters are targeting beneficiaries through telemarketing calls, booths at public events, health fairs, and door-to-door visits.
A Saugerties restaurant owner has been charged with a slew of felonies after police investigated a report accusing him of having sexual intercourse with a minor.
The proposed budget is $675,358 and carries a tax levy increase of 6.58 percent. Four candidates are seeking three seats on the Library Board.
As a result of the detail, over 100 pedestrians came into contact with officers, each receiving a pedestrian safety palm card which provided information specific to pedestrian obligations in the lawful use of crosswalks. Additionally, 19 motorists were issued traffic tickets for either failure to wear a seatbelt or talking on their cell phone when operating their vehicle.
Rather than in late August as originally planned, the process of replacing the Kiwanis Ice Arena’s walls and deteriorating roof will likely begin in “later September,” according to an email to town Parks and Buildings Supervisor Greg Chorvas from a representative from contractor Legacy Building Solutions. The completion date for the project, the email stated, will “bump up against” the original target date of Nov. 16.