As he gears up to run for a fourth four-year term Ulster County sheriff, Paul VanBlarcum is facing something new — a challenge from within the Democratic Party.
Ulster County sheriff candidate Juan Figueroa says if elected, he’ll take a different approach to the opiate crisis.
The railroad cut where Anthony Garro Jr.’s body was found last week has long served as a convenient shortcut for foot-mobile Midtown residents to get to work or shopping at Kingston plaza. But the sunken right of way running through densely populated neighborhoods has also earned a reputation as a gritty corridor where homeless alcoholics and drug users congregate, and prostitutes ply their trade.
As we reflect on the recent events in Charlottesville, we need search no further than our own backyard to find signs of the same, ugly white supremacy.