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Ulster OKs support of Nevele for casino
Ulster County Executive Mike Hein signed an unanimous resolution Tuesday passed by the county Legislature supporting development of the $400 million Nevele Resort casino project.
Cops: Ellenville man made false insurance claim on auto damage
An Ellenville man was arrested for fraud after an investigation found that damage he claimed Hurricane Irene caused to his truck was bogus, state police say.
Hyde Park school finds a winner in Foster Grandparent Program
Officially, the students and staff at the Violet Avenue Elementary School in the Hyde Park School District are the ones who benefit from having 88-year-old "Grandma Mary" Arvanetes around to lend a helping hand.
Another arrest in major Ulster County drug sweep
A Jamaica, Queens man who was wanted in connection with a drug raid earlier in the week was arrested Friday.
'Spring Cleaning': 39 arrested in Ulster County drug bust
A seven-month long drug trafficking investigation dubbed "Operation Spring Cleaning" has so far swept up 32 people throughout the county and beyond, facing charges by the Ulster County Sheriff's Office with selling or helping to sell drugs.
Jacobowitz & Gubits accused of malpractice by developer
Law firm Jacobowitz & Gubits faces a $5.5 million malpractice lawsuit, filed Friday by a former client who claims the law firm broke ethical rules to help another client, Hometown Bank of the Hudson Valley, at the former client's expense.
Ellenville woman charged with having forged prescriptions
An Ellenville woman was arrested Thursday after, state police said, they found four forged prescriptions on her during a traffic stop on state Route 28. Billiejo Sheley, 40, was arraigned in Town of Ulster Court on a felony criminal possession of a forged instrument and misdemeanor unlicensed driving charge and sent to Ulster County Jail in $10,000 ... (more)
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Developer urges support for an Ulster casino
A proposed casino at the site of the now-closed Nevele Grande Hotel in Ulster County would spur economic activity and create jobs beneficial to residents and businesses throughout the mid-Hudson Valley and Catskill regions, Michael Treanor, CEO of Claremont Partners Ltd., told the Dutchess County Regional Chamber of Commerce.
Sen. Schumer crticizes Obama administration's plan to cut water project funds
U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer criticized the Obama administration's recent proposal that would effectively cut $40 million from state sewer and water projects.