If approved, Ulster would join New York City and 10 upstate counties that have boosted the legal age for tobacco sales from 18 to 21.
Together, the buildings contain 196 units of federal Section 8 housing. The developers, Landmark Preservation, L.C. of New York City, whose two principals attended the IDA session, are guaranteed tens of millions of dollars in tax breaks over a 35-year period.
Calling the Ulster in 2018 “strong, and getting stronger every single day,” County Executive Mike Hein outlined his agenda for the coming year.
When government officials routinely appropriate rather large sums to balance their budgets, it seems to me the books weren’t really balanced in the first place. It’s like a floating crap game, with the public putting up the stakes.
I don’t know why Bonnie Parker’s poem popped into my head after the counting of the absentee ballots last week relegated
For what it’s worth, the unofficial returns indicate Republicans will (barely) hold their majority in the county legislature, regardless of which caucus John Parete of Olive chooses to rest his ailing left shoulder.
In what was a tough race, many diverse voices of the community came out to support me, the One Kingston slate, and the working people and families of Kingston.
The race in county legislature District 6, which covers the city’s third, fifth and ninth wards, features a contest between Dave Donaldson on the Democratic and Working Families party lines and Jean Jacobs running on the Republican and Independence Party Lines.
The race for Ulster County Legislature’s seventh district was roiled last week by the release of a dashcam video of a May 24 incident involving Berky and Town of Ulster Police Officer Gary Short.
Last week’s primary results indicate that at least five of 23 incumbent Ulster County legislators won’t be back come next year, maybe more. It’s an unusually high turnover.