Annual police report shows fewer felonies and total arrests in 2019.
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Between February 3-12, Saugerties Police received reports of four residential burglaries within the Village of Saugerties. The burglaries involved the theft of money, musical instruments, a video game console, video games, jewelry and other personal property. An investigation by Saugerties Police Detectives, which involved the execution of several search warrants, both in Saugerties and in the Town of Ulster, has resulted in the recovery of a majority of the property that had been stolen during the burglaries and an arrest.
Attorney Andrew Kossover, the Ulster County public defender since 2006, resigned this week after an analysis showed the office failed to seek $2.5 million over six years in state reimbursements. During that time, the county budgeted and spent $1.9 million that could have been reimbursed but was instead absorbed by county taxpayers, according to a release from County Executive Pat Ryan.
Two cast-iron lawn ornaments prominently displayed in the window of the Saugerties Antique Center on Main Street on the first weekend of Black History Month — one depicting a shoeless, grinning black child, the other the commonly seen lawn jockey — caused controversy among village residents this week.
Police say a 31-year-old man was shot and killed at a Kingston apartment complex on Tuesday evening. The Feb. 11 homicide is the third in the city since last October, when Daniel Thomas Jr. was gunned down near the corner of Prospect and Cedar streets.
Concerns over the municipal water supply in New Paltz have led the university to cancel classes through Saturday, Feb. 15,
Four Ulster County residents returning from trips to coronavirus-struck areas of China agreed to self-isolate for two weeks and have
The Saugerties Police Department was certified as an Opioid Prevention Provider last week through the New York State Department of Health. Now “Opioid Prevention Trainers” Officer David Stoutenburgh and Chief Joe Sinagra can teach interested parties how to administer Narcan, the only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone for the treatment of an opioid overdose.
Some 7,000 gleaming new solar panels uniformly line the site of the now-capped Town of Saugerties landfill and should be online in the next month, according to developers from East Light Solar.
Contractor Joe Karolys, who the town spent most of 2019 fighting in court over the legality of several dump sites, is now being accused of diverting a stream, which has flooded the capped town landfill and two neighboring residential properties.