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In Ulster, opioid panel speaks of progress

In Ulster, opioid panel speaks of progress

Seeking a local strategy to combat the devastation of the opioid epidemic, Ulster County sheriff Juan Figueroa and a panel of counselors, healthcare professionals, advocates and justice-system officials outlined methods and fielded questions from a crowd of about 60 people at SUNY Ulster Wednesday, January 15.

Coyote hunt offers thousands of dollars in prizes 

Coyote hunt offers thousands of dollars in prizes 

Why would a group want to organize such a hunt? Because coyotes are held in very low-esteem by pretty much everyone, aren’t native to the northeast and their numbers seem to be increasing. White-tailed deer hunters hate them because they prey on fawns, and reports of coyotes attacking and killing pets have been on the rise in recent years.