Saugerties Town Supervisor Fred Costello announced in a Facebook post on November 26 that he has tested positive for Covid-19 and is quarantining at home.
The New York State Education Department earlier this month announced plans to cancel its January 2021 round of high-school Regents examinations due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic. School districts typically pause high-school classes during Regents exams, but the cancellation of the January round of tests is causing school officials to consider changes.
It’ll be a gloomy Thanksgiving for the retirement communities in New Paltz this year. New Paltz’s two nursing homes are facing increases in positive tests among residents and staff, and one of them just experienced a death from the virus. In response, lockdown measures are being ramped up over the Thanksgiving holiday.
The town board practice of hybrid meetings may change, as Covid-19 seems heading for a second spike, Supervisor Fred Costello said at the opening of the regular board meeting on November 18.
SUNY New Paltz reported Monday that 15 of its students have tested positive for Covid-19 during the program.
As State University of New York students prepare to travel home for Thanksgiving and remote learning for the remainder of
The town applauded some businesses for alerting the public about positive tests among staff, and chided others for not disclosing information.
Ulster County has seen its active cases of Covid-19 double in the last three weeks, with a particularly steep increase
Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to target Covid spikes through geographic zones calls for hotspots to be divided into three categories:
Winter high school sports deemed low- and moderate-impact have officially been approved by New York State, with practices set to begin on Monday, November 30. With the Covid-19 pandemic still raging and infections once again on the rise, however, local school districts are still grappling with how safely to re-introduce sports within the context of their cohort-led hybrid educational models. Can it be done?