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NY medic indicted for robbing patients' homes
If you follow this column with regularity, you know I get kinda anxious when stories like this one crop up.
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Ulster County middle schools compete in health trivia contest
Students from Ulster County middle schools competed in a health trivia contest Thursday - the first Ulster County United Healthcare Bee.
Thu Mar 06, 2014
NEWS@NIGHT - NewsWrap - Jobs grow in January; plans unveiled for Dutchess County Airport
<![CDATA[Both Dutchess-Orange and Ulster county areas showed job growth of at least 1.4 percent for January compared to a year ago; Dutchess County Executive announces revitalization plans for Dutchess County Airport, including privatization of some services.
Allman Brothers Band to return to Mountain Jam
The Allman Brothers Band will headline the Mountain Jam music festival, which will mark its 10th anniversary June 5-8 at Hunter Mountain in the Catskills.
2014 high school musicals: Ulster County
It's high school musical time, and hundreds of Hudson Valley/Catskills students have been busy dancing, singing, learning lines, building sets and putting in the long hours it takes to put on a quality show.
New Paltz stresses tax concerns over Wilmorite housing complex
Town Supervisor Susan Zimet says she's had enough. The company that wants to build a huge housing complex for SUNY New Paltz has been treating town officials "like a bunch of hillbillies" while casting itself as "a knight in shining armor."
Wed Mar 05, 2014
Gumbinger slaying: Lawyer has week to argue suspect not fit to stand trial
An attorney for a 21-year-old City of Poughkeepsie man charged with killing a 99-year-old woman and burglarizing several homes has a week to submit a written argument as to why his client is not fit to stand trial.
NEWSWATCH: Hein rallies support for casino in Ulster County
Featured in todays Record Newswatch - Ulster County Executive Mike Hein rallies support for a casino at the Nevele, saying one there would end unemployment in Ellenville in our lifetime; a Middletown woman is killed in an accident this morning on Dolsontown Road near New Hampton and parents sing the praises of the Newburgh Armory Unity Center.
Tue Mar 04, 2014
Heather Yakin: Suspicion, surveillance aren't signs of caring
Love is not jagged glass, nor a rasp drawn across the skin. The hand of love does not close around the throat or wield a knife or gun.
Wawarsing women neglected 42 cats, Ulster County SPCA says
An elderly Wawarsing woman and her daughter have been charged with animal neglect after officials accused them of hoarding cats.
Grand Jury indicts Ellenville paramedic in robberies
An Ulster County grand jury handed up an indictment of German Lobaton, a Ellenville First Aid and Rescue Squad paramedic accused by state police of pilfering items from the homes of people he was sent to help.
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Cuomo asks feds to help stop crude oil accidents
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is asking the federal government to immediately institute new reforms of the transport of crude oil by railroad following two recent derailments in the greater Capital Region.
Woodstock woman seriously injured in a car-pedestrian accident
A Woodstock woman suffered head and abdominal injuries after getting pinned between two cars in a parking lot on Route 375 in West Hurley Monday evening.
Mon Mar 03, 2014
Ulster County gives its backing to casino at Nevele site
The possibility that a casino may take root in Orange County has prompted Ulster County officials and businesses to reassert their arguments in favor of a casino at the site of the former Nevele Resort in Ellenville.
Sun Mar 02, 2014
Supporters say it equals more democracy; others cite costs
On paper, it looks pretty simple. Albany legislators are proposing the state join 32 other states in allowing voters to cast their ballots in person a week or two early.
Surprise entry into casino race raises stakes, adds questions
Developers studying a spot near the Harriman Metro-North station as a potential casino site would start with a strong hand when the state deals its first round of New York Hold 'em - a competition for four upstate casino licenses this year.
Sat Mar 01, 2014
Barry Lewis: Put casinos where they belong - in the Catskills
I'm wondering if a hotel guest was served a horrible bowl of borscht and decided to put a spell on Sullivan County: "Give us 50 years of prosperity, allow us to become one of the premier vacation spots in America, and after that, do whatever you want."
School tax break for veterans could be costly
The window on a lucrative break on school taxes for veterans across the mid-Hudson slammed shut Friday with most of the beneficiaries left out in the cold.
Court upholds 25-year robbery sentence in home-invasion cases
A state appellate court on Thursday upheld the 25-year prison sentence imposed on a local man for two violent home-invasion robberies committed in Ulster and Orange counties.