Friday Aug 22
Four seek new Ulster judge position
The race to become Ulster County's third Family Court judge has started to take shape, and most candidates are zeroing in on experience and qualifications as deciding factors.
Woman charged with stealing checks from mailboxes
An Esopus woman was arrested Saturday after an investigation found she stole thousands of dollars worth of checks from mailboxes throughout town, Lloyd police said.
Empire State News
High school volunteer crew coach pleads guilty to statutory rape of two students
KINGSTON A Town of Kingston man, who served as a volunteer crew coach Kingston High School, pled guilty in Ulster County Court on Wednesday to three counts of statutory rape and one count of criminal sexual act, all felonies.
Kingston bridge to be shut down for 2 months for repairs
The aging and structurally deficient Wurts Street bridge will be shut down for two months starting Monday for painting and pavement repairs.
Central American kids seek refuge in the region
Some teenage girls who've crossed our nation's border to escape the violence in their native Honduras, El Salvador or Guatemala have taken temporary refuge at Children's Home of Poughkeepsie.