After obtaining the proper warrants, state Department of Environmental Conservation officials finally got access last Friday morning to the Saugerties construction and demolition debris dump operated by Joe Karolys.
New Paltz Town Board members have voted to purchase the property at 59 North Putt Corners Road to bring the police and justice court back under the same roof for the first time since police left their cramped quarters on Plattekill Avenue. The purchase price is $1.325 million, but it’s expected that converting it into a police station and courthouse will run as much as $8 million, all of which would be bonded over 25 years.
A 51-year-old Ulster County man is dead following a crash this morning on Rt. 209 in the town of Hurley.
Adrian Manuel, who graduated from Kingston High School in 1996, is a school principal and educator whose success at turning around failing inner-city schools earned him kudos in the national media.