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5 hrs ago | Times Herald-Record

New Paltz board asks for more info on housing project

The town board has filed a Freedom of Information request with the Ulster County Industrial Development Agency, seeking information about the agency's involvement with the developer of the proposed Park Point housing complex.

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Related Topix: New Paltz, NY

Fri Apr 18, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Saugerties sex offender pleads guilty to second-degree rape

Donald McInnes, 30, of Saugerties, pleaded guilty on Monday to second-degree rape, a violent felony offense.

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Related Topix: Saugerties, NY

Times Herald-Record

Area employment rose over a year, except for Sullivan

Ulster County and the Orange-Dutchess metro area saw gains in private-sector employment in the 12-month period ending in March, while Sullivan County lost jobs.

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Related Topix: Sullivan County, NY, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Times Herald-Record

Ulster lost $3.2M in sales tax revenue

Ulster County lost more than $3.2 million in sales tax from January to mid-March over about the same time period in 2013, according to numbers from the state Department of Taxation and Finance.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

Chronicle Newspaper

Experts: Too soon to tell about Ulster

Ulster, which like Orange was underwriting its county-owned nursing home, transferred Golden Hill Health Care Facility to an LDC, which sold it to a private operator last June.

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Related Topix: Orange County, NY, Rockland County, NY

Poughkeepsie Journal

In brief: Man treated after being shot by officers, police say;...

The Ulster County Sheriff's Office said a Marbletown resident reported her vehicle stolen around 10:40 p.m. State troopers spotted the vehicle and tried to stop it, but the driver eluded them after entering Kingston.

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Related Topix: Kingston, NY, West Hurley, NY, Hurley, NY

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Times Herald-Record

NEWSWATCH: Tractor-trailer roll-over in Goshen slows traffic for hours

Featured in todays Record Newswatch - the driver of a stolen vehicle is shot by an Ulster County Sheriffs deputy following a police pursuit; a truck roll-over brings morning commuter traffic to a near standstill on Route 17 West in the Town of Goshen and a Kingston man is charged with arson for setting fire to leaves on a neighbors lawn.

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Related Topix: Kingston, NY

Times Herald-Record

Suspected car thief shot by Ulster deputy during pursuit late Tuesday

An Ulster County Sheriff's Deputy shot a suspected car thief Tuesday night after a car chase through several towns, the Ulster County Sheriff's Office says.

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Related Topix: West Hurley, NY

Times Herald-Record

Man accused in DEP murder case will get defense lawyer at public's expense

An Ulster County judge ruled Wednesday that David Reese will continue to be represented by a public defender at Ulster County expense as the trial date on his charge of second degree murder draws closer.

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Related Topix: Violent Crime, Kingston, NY

SFGate

Police-involved shooting reported in Hudson Valley

The Ulster County Sheriff's Office says that its investigation into an "officer-involved" shooting is still on-going and details won't be released until later Wednesday morning.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Owners see it as step toward confiscation

Richie Post's passion for guns and gun history fills the walls and rafters of Fur, Fin and Feather, the Livingston Manor sports shop he owns.

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Related Topix: Livingston Manor, NY, Andrew Cuomo, US Governors, Sullivan County, NY

Times Herald-Record

Kingston man held on arson charge

A 29-year-old Kingston man was being held Tuesday night after, Ulster County sheriff's deputies say, he set fire to a pile of leaves on a neighbor's lawn.

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Related Topix: Kingston, NY, Fire, Natural Disasters, Wildfire

Albany Times Union

Sean Eldridge is maintaining his fundraising lead on U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson in the 19th Congressional District - despite what Gibson's campaign said was his most fruitful fundraising quarter of his congressional career.

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Related Topix: North Sea, NY, US News, Shokan, NY

Times Herald-Record

Conflict started at off-campus party, suspect arrested, jailed on $50,000 cash bail

A Brooklyn man visiting his girlfriend Monday night was arrested at the SUNY New Paltz campus for menacing two students with a handgun, university police say.

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Related Topix: New Paltz, NY, SUNY College at New Paltz

The Village Voice

Here's Why You Should Be Drinking Mead

There's a lot of innovation going on in New York state's alcohol industry these days.

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Related Topix: Wine, Life, Food, Recipes, Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Major power outages are being reported throughout Ulster County, according to Central Hudson.

Meanwhile, another 174 customers are affected by a separate outage in Olivebridge.

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Related Topix: Olivebridge, NY, Saugerties, NY

Press & Sun-Bulletin

NY police rapidly ordering heroin antidotes

Police departments in New York are quickly ordering a powerful antidote to heroin and opiate overdoses to police officers across the state, Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Westchester County, NY, Monroe County, NY

Highland/Mid-Hudson Post

A Tavola owners open new farm-to-table restaurant The Huguenot

Since its opening in 2011, Nathan and Bonnie Snow's restaurant at 46 Main Street, A Tavola, has been racking up culinary awards along with great word-of-mouth.

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Times Herald-Record

Back taxes sink Saugerties deal

And wherever and whenever once-productive property becomes a poisonous environmental danger or an eyesore, taxpayers are on the hook for what often can be millions of dollars in remediation efforts and uncollected property taxes.

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Related Topix: Saugerties, NY, Catskill, NY

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Times Herald-Record

Danger of oil spills loom in mid-Hudson

Rail tanker cars hauling volatile crude oil through the Hudson Valley are likely to rupture if they fall from the tracks.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Hudson, NY, Train Disaster, Newburgh, NY, Kingston, NY

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