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51 arrested at Hudson Project music festival

As of noon Saturday, 51 people have been arrested by state police stemming from The Hudson Project Music and Arts Festival at Winston Farm state police say.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

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Homeless man in Kingston accused of heroin sales

A four-month Kingston police investigation into heroin sales in the Franklin Street section of the city led to the arrest of a 33-year-old homeless man.

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Related Topix: Kingston, NY

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Ulster authorities say woman tried to ship pot from Colo. to her Woodstock home

Ulster County authorities Thursday arrested a woman who, they say, bought marijuana in Colorado, where sale of the drug is legal, and tried to have it shipped to her home in the Town of Woodstock.

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Related Topix: Woodstock, NY, Drugs

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Music fest kicks off at Woodstock '94 site

Winston Farm outside of Saugerties is already an iconic spot in the history of rock.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

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Parete pushes Ulster County takeover of elections expenses from towns

An effort to get Ulster County to pick up the full costs of elections from local municipalities went down in committee Wednesday.

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VIDEO: Record Newswatch July 10, 2014

Featured in todays Record Newswatch - storms and scattered outages continue to impact parts of the region; a New Windsor man is indicted for siccing his pit bull on a police officer and Ulster County Executive Michael Hein unveils a proposed anti-tethering law.

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Audit criticizes ski area manager

State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli called the state authority which manages the Belleayre Ski Center on the carpet for poor cash management.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

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Sussman takes stand in own defense

But that's where attorney Michael Sussman found himself Wednesday, defending himself in a judicial hearing against charges that he had ineffectively defended a man who was convicted of second-degree murder 17 years ago.

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Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Prison, Mohawk Correctional Facility, State Prisons

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Hearing planned to discuss Nevele's request for $100 million in tax breaks

The Ulster County Industrial Development Agency will hold a public hearing in late July on the Nevele Resort, Casino & Spa's request for about $100 million in tax breaks.

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Related Topix: Ellenville, NY, Saugerties, NY, Accord, NY, Catskill, NY, Wawarsing, NY

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Kingston teen charged with sex crimes against juvenile

A Kingston teenager was charged with two felony sex crimes following an investigation by Ulster County child protection officials.

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Related Topix: Kingston, NY, Criminal Defense Law, Law

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NY awards $462M to help hospitals keep services

New York health officials have awarded $462 million to help 22 hospitals and five large public hospital systems statewide continue key services.

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Related Topix: New York, New Rochelle, NY, Queens, NY, New York, NY, Rockland County, NY, Wyoming County, NY

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Scattered power outages remain following last night's storms

Utility crews with NYSEG and Central Hudson were working to restore power to hundreds of customers who lost electricity during last night's storms.

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Related Topix: Sullivan County, NY

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Ellenville woman charged with leaving her dog in locked vehicle in extreme heat

An Ellenville woman has been charged with leaving her dog in a locked vehicle in extreme temperatures while she shopped at the Wal-Mart in Napanoch.

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

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Ellenville woman charged with leaving her dog in locked vehicle in extreme heat

An Ellenville woman has been charged with leaving her dog in a locked vehicle in extreme temperatures while she shopped at the Wal-Mart in Napanoch.

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Report mixed for agriculture in the region

A census of farms by the U.S. Department of Agriculture shows 7,000 more acres being farmed in Orange County in 2012 than in 2007.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Orange County, NY, Sullivan County, NY, Middletown, NY

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Ulster officials: Public hearing likely on request

The Nevele Resort, Casino & Spa has applied to the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency for more than $100 million in tax breaks, including a five-year period during which the $640 million resort would be fully exempt from new property taxes.

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Mon Jul 07, 2014

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Tracy Baxter: Avoid getting burned by the sun - and scammers

Now that summer is in full swing, we'll be warned not to get burned. And some of those words of caution will have nothing to do with exposure to the hot sun.

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Related Topix: Weather, Family, Elderly (Senior Citizen)

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Ulster Democrat, Republican parties interview family judge candidates

Ulster County's Democratic and Republican committees will be choosing this week, behind closed doors, who they'll endorse to become the county's third family court judge.

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Related Topix: New Paltz, NY, Kingston, NY

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Hudson Bureau Confidential: More kudos for Kingston vets' project

More than 140 individuals, groups and organizations lent their efforts to help open a home in Kingston for veterans transitioning from homelessness to independent living.

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20 complete Ulster leadership course

The 2013-14 class of the Ulster Leadership Development Institute held its graduation ceremony June 16 at the Hillside Manor in Kingston.

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