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  • Posted on Wednesday May 23, 2018
    GARDINER, N.Y. >> Riverkeeper is supporting a Palisades Interstate Park Commission plan to remove the dam that created Tillson Lake in the Minnewaska Park system.The position was outlined on the Riverkeeper website last week, with habitat restoration manager George Jackman stating the 88-year-old dam impedes the natural flow of the Palmaghatt Kill, which had created an environmentally important ravine. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday May 23, 2018
    NEWBURGH, N.Y. >> U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney has demanded that the EPA and Department of Health and Human Services immediately release the results of a study of the health effects of contaminants in Newburgh.Politico reported on May 18, 2018, that Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt and other administration officials conspired to cover up the results of the study of the effects of exposure to perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) and perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA), The origin of Newburgh's water contamination has been traced to the Air National Guard Base at Stewart Airport. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday May 23, 2018
    TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. >> A man died following a fire at a residence on Station Road early Wednesday morning, police said.At approximately 5:11 a.m., the Ulster County 911 center received a call for a reported structure fire on Station Road, Ulster town police said in a press release. Police said law enforcement and fire personnel responded to the scene and subsequently recovered a man from within the residence. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday May 23, 2018
    NEW PALTZ, N.Y. >> At a community presentation Tuesday evening, plans were unveiled for Wildberry Lodge, which the co-owner described as a hybrid of "a Napa-style destination meets New Paltz in the greater Hudson region."Steve Turk, co-owner and operator of the Turk Hospitality Group, said he has high hopes for what the project - a large complex featuring a full-service spa and a studio for yoga and meditation - could do for the village of New Paltz. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday May 23, 2018
    POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. >> Dutchess County Comptroller Robin Lois has issued her first report, proclaiming the Dutchess County jail project to be on budget and on schedule.The report covers all phases of the project, currently expected to cost over $200 million, and details all payments made through March 31, 2018. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday May 23, 2018
    NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. >> Passenger traffic at Stewart International Airport continues to grow. The latest statistics, for April, show traffic more than doubled over the same month a year ago.A total of 50,438 people used the airport in April 2018, compared with 23,303 in 2017, an increase of 116 percent. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Tuesday May 22, 2018
    SAUGERTIES, N.Y. >> Volunteers are being sought to assist visitors during the July 18-22 installation of the Vietnam Traveling Memorial Wall at Cantine Field.The project was discussed during a Village Board meeting Monday, with American Legion Post 72 Commander Frank Reggero noting the display will be available for visitors around the clock. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Tuesday May 22, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> In an effort to continue moving the county to become more energy efficient, the Ulster County Climate Smart Committee has launched a "Green Business Challenge."Its goal: to get 100 businesses across the county to take steps by the end of 2018 to make their own businesses more energy efficient. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Tuesday May 22, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Ulster County Sheriff Paul VanBlarcum was snubbed Monday evening by the Ulster County Democratic Committee in favor of retired state trooper Juan Figueroa for the party's nomination to run for election in November. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Tuesday May 22, 2018
    The following items are based on information provided by officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.City of Kingston#xb7; DWI: David J. Ramsdell, 79, of Kingston, was arrested at 10:05 p.m. on May 21 and charged with the misdemeanors of drunken driving and driving with a blood alcohol content more than . Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Tuesday May 22, 2018
    SAUGERTIES, N.Y. >> Officials are reviewing whether a well drilled at Winston Farm can be used to supplement the Blue Mountain Reservoir and be used as a primary village source during emergencies.The well was discussed during a Village Board meeting Monday. Water Department Superintendent Mike Hopf said tests are still needed to determine the amount of water that can be drawn. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Tuesday May 22, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> City planners have tentatively agreed to a reduction and reconfiguration of the parking spaces that are part of a proposal to create housing at the former Alms House property on Flatbush Avenue.During a meeting Monday, engineer Dennis Larios told the city Planning Board that approximately 130 parking spaces were initially proposed for the project at 300 Flatbush Ave. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
    LAKE KATRINE, N.Y. >> Nine students were evaluated for non-life threatening injuries following a crash between two school buses in the parking lot of M. Clifford Miller Middle School on Monday, Ulster town police said.The crash occurred at approximately 2:47 p.m. at the school, 65 Fording Place Road. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Kingston High School will conduct an open house for the Authentic Research Question program that has helped students discover that science on a small scale can have large and significant impacts.The three-year college level course presentation is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. June 7 in east room 114 at the high school. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Monday May 21, 2018
    The following items are based on information provided by officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.Town of Ulster#xb7; Grand larceny: Lorraine A. Thomas, 51, of Kingston, was charged Thursday with grand larceny, a felony, at about 5:48 p.m., according to the Town of Ulster Police Department. Continue Reading »