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  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Democratic congressional candidate Antonio Delgado says it's "disappointing" that Rep. John Faso and others have decided to make a campaign issue out of rap lyrics Delgado recorded more than a decade ago.Faso, the first-term congressman in New York's 19th Congressional District, says the lyrics - which include the N word and liken some of the Founding Fathers to white supremacists - are inappropriate. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    ROSENDALE, N.Y. >> A record 100 plus bands play nine different stages lining Main Street this weekend at the Rosendale Street Festival. The festival, held off and on over the last 40 years, features a new stage outside at the Red Brick Tavern. Also new this year is a new staggered schedule where some of the bands start at the top of each hour while others start at the half hours. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> City kids as young as 13, and adults as well, are participating a "BB gun war" in the Elmendorf Street area in Midtown, and police are worried that what began as a game could end in tragedy.Since July 6, Kingston police have responded to 18 or 20 reports of BB guns fired on Elmendorf Street at all hours of the day and night, Detective Lt. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> To the cheers of the dozens of trail supporters, Ulster County legislators on Tuesday approved funding for the construction of a recreational trail along the Ashokan Reservoir.By a 20-3 vote, the Legislature authorized issuing an additional $8.25 million in bonds to pay for construction of the 11. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    ARMONK, N.Y. >> IBM on Wednesday reported a second-quarter profit of $2.4 billion, beating analysts' forecasts.The technology and consulting company, which still has a presence in Dutchess County, said it had a profit of $2.61 per share. Earnings, adjusted for one-time gains and costs, came to $3. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    The following items are based on information provided by officials in law enforcement and the criminal justice system.Cairo. Torturing/injuring/not feeding an animal: Donnie Winters, 42, of Saugerties, was arrested by state police at Catskill at 11 p.m. Tuesday at the state police barracks, 78R McLaren Road Ext. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Most Central Hudson customers in the Uptown Kingston business district had their electricity restored by 3 a.m. Wednesday, after nearly 14 hours in the dark, and most restaurants and businesses were up and running by midday.But some damage had been done.On North Front Street, a sign on the door at Deising's Bakery said the business was closed for the day; that only its Midtown shop, on Broadway, was open. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    The repaving of 8.3 miles of state Route 212 in Saugerties and Woodstock remains on schedule to be completed by Aug. 3, according to the state Department of Transportation.The $1.1 million project is being carried out between the northbound turn of state Route 32 in Saugerties and the intersection of state Route 375 in Woodstock. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Ulster County lawmakers have delayed action on a measure that would ask voters whether to impose term limits on some elected positions amid concerns that the conservative organization Reclaim New York is trying to politicize the issue.The county Legislature on Tuesday deferred until September a vote on whether to put the issue up for a public referendum. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    RHINEBECK, N.Y. >> The Town Board has rejected two bids for repairing a 300-foot long section of the 134-year-old stone wall at the Town of Rhinebeck Cemetery.It was the second time an effort to secure a contractor for the work has been unsuccessful."We don't have enough money to build that wall," Councilman Ed Roberts said. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    WOODSTOCK, N.Y. >> The town is wrestling with sanitation and safety issues at the popular Big Deep swimming hole.At a Town Board meeting Tuesday, Councilman Richard Heppner said there has been some improvement in conditions during the past week at the swimming hole, which is part of the Saw Kill, but also that it's clear prohibitions against fires and leaving trash are being ignored. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    Beach Boys founding member Brian Wilson will perform the band's iconic 1966 album "Pet Sounds" on Sunday, July 22, at the Ulster Performing Arts Center, 601 Broadway, Kingston.The concert, "Brian Wilson Pet Sounds: The Final Performances," is scheduled for 7 p.m.Wilson will perform with a 10-piece band, including former Beach Boy Al Jardine. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Wednesday July 18, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> Ulster County's elections commissioners will remain on the job for at least another two years.Ulster County legislators voted unanimously and without discussion to reappoint Tom Turco as the Republican elections commissioner and Ashley Dittus as the Democratic elections commissioner. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Tuesday July 17, 2018
    KINGSTON, N.Y. >> An expected vote on approving the site plan for affordable housing at the Alms House site was postponed this week.The Planning Board was to vote on the matter at its Monday night meeting, but the action was delayed after the board received a letter from Michael Morriello, attorney for developer RUPCO, who noted several members would be absent. Continue Reading »
  • Posted on Tuesday July 17, 2018
    NEW YORK >> Former New York Senate leader Dean Skelos and his son were convicted Tuesday of extortion, wire fraud and bribery for pressuring businesses to give the son no-show jobs or else risk losing the powerful Republican's political support.A jury in federal court in Manhattan deliberated over the course of four days before reaching the guilty verdict at the retrial of Skelos and his son, Adam. Continue Reading »