45 min ago
Ulster's venerable Gill farm will be hub for agriculture
An 80-year-old farm in Hurley run for three generations by the Gill family has been purchased by a New York-based philanthropic organization for $13 million.
4 hrs ago
'10 Most Wanted' Ulster fugitive nabbed in Kansas
A former Ulster County resident who was on the sheriff's office's "10 Most Wanted" list has been arrested.
Fri Dec 20, 2013
On the Record: Jam band back for more intense, transcendent performances
Some of the most electrifying musical performances I have ever witnessed center around one band but don't involve many specifics.
What's new on the mid-Hudson Valley business scene for Dec. 20
The new business provides massage and skin-care treatments in a comfortable, warm, relaxing and professional environment.
Albany Times Union
Father of slain baby also charged
The father of a slain 1-month old baby was charged Friday with misdemeanor child endangerment for allegedly failing to get prompt medical attention for the boy after he suffered fatal head injuries.
Thu Dec 19, 2013
Private sector adds 1,500 jobs in the Hudson Valley
The private sector added just 1,500 jobs in the Hudson Valley over the past year, according to new data from the state Labor Department.
New York City agrees to spend $2.5 million on Ashokan Reservoir rail-trail
Ulster County and New York City announced last week that the city will pitch in $2.5 million to build an 11.5-mile rail-trail along the north bank of the city-owned Ashokan Reservoir.
Ulster County government website gets a makeover
The Ulster County government website got its anticipated shiny makeover Thursday, highlighting crisp photos of the county's tourist destinations right on the front page.
Wed Dec 18, 2013
In brief: Clothing drive for veterans; church hosts dinner; LaGrange positions open
To meet the challenge, Ball has mobilized his Faith Based Advisory Council and Veterans Advisory Councils to host a clothing drive for Hudson Valley veterans.
NEWSWATCH: Substitute teacher pleads guilty to second-degree rape of 13-year-old boy
Featured in todays Record Newswatch - a substitute teacher pleads guilty to rape for a sexual relationship with a young student; a passenger is killed and the driver arrested following a snowmobile crash in Liberty and Ulster County Executive Michael Hein signs off on a 2014 county budget that contains no property tax increase.
College notes, 12/18
Ndieme Ouleye Ndoye, Poughkeepsie, earned a Master of Science from Green Templeton College at the University of Oxford in England.
Coming Friday in Enjoy!: Grooving with God Street Wine: 25 years later
The band God Street Wine developed loyal fans by playing in Dutchess and Ulster counties more than two decades ago.
Tue Dec 17, 2013
Kingston detective's accident won't hurt drug cases
Ulster County District Attorney Holley Carnright doesn't expect the recent serious car crash by a Kingston police detective who worked on the city's most recent drug sweep, "Operation Mop Up," to affect his office's prosecutions of those charged.
Napanoch woman charged with felony aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle
Ulster County sheriff's deputies reported Monday the arrest of a Napanoch woman for first-degree aggravated unlicensed operation of a vehicle, a felony, and driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor.
Mon Dec 16, 2013
Kids' mental health survey slammed by Ulster educators
Ulster County school districts are saying no to a student mental health survey that's supposed to be conducted by the County Mental Health Department.
Poughkeepsie man pleads guilty to vehicular manslaughter in death of Newburgh motorcyclist
A Poughkeepsie man plead guilty Monday to killing a Newburgh motorcyclist in May by driving his SUV head-on into him while drunk at three times the legal limit.
Sun Dec 15, 2013
Queens Galley soup kitchen in Kingston closes
The Queens Galley soup kitchen may have had to close its doors, but its founder wants everyone to know one thing.
Weekend snowstorm slams region
Forecasters said Saturday that next week is going to stay cold for the most part, which should mean that very little of the additional snow predicted for Saturday night is going to melt.
Sat Dec 14, 2013
Ulster group honors vets at cemeteries
A group from the Ulster County Civil Air Patrol braved the snow and cold Saturday morning to lay wreaths on the graves of some of the veterans buried at Montrepose Cemetery.
VIDEO: Mike Hein announces $2.5M pact
Ulster County and New York Citys Department of Environmental Protection have declared a cease-fire in their watershed dispute long enough to announce plans for a $2.5 million "conceptual agreement" to develop an 11-mile rail trail along the north shore of the Ashokan Reservoir.