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Nuvance hospitals are now better prepared to deal with patients

Nuvance hospitals are now better prepared to deal with patients

Area hospitals say they continue to try to provide care safely and effectively even as the number of Covid-19 patients continues to increase rapidly. With the highly contagious Omicron variant continuing to spread at an unprecedented pace across the area, the U.S. and the world, case counts continued to reach new records in Ulster County. Healthcare workers are not immune to contagion, and staffing problems have been a problem in many facilities.

New town of Hurley supervisor seeks greater civic participation

New town of Hurley supervisor seeks greater civic participation

Melinda McKnight made history last Saturday as she took the oath of office to become the first woman supervisor in the Town of Hurley. She stressed teamwork rather than being a single leader. “The situation in Hurley is such that I really don’t think this is going to be my agenda driving the bus,” McKnight said. “There’s a boatload of stuff to deal with, some of which hasn’t been dealt with for decades. So it really is quite a mess.”