16 hrs ago
Study: New Ulster rail trail would help boost economy
The proposed Catskill Mountain Rail Trail would bring to Ulster County $3.1 million in new sales, 44 new jobs, nearly 140,000 trail-users a year and $111,844 in yearly tax revenue, according to a study commissioned by the New York-New Jersey Trail Conference.
23 hrs ago
Accord: McLaughlin, Ryan and Emma Gumpel, a daughter, May 19, at Northern Dutchess Hospital, Rhinebeck.
Summer programs can help Staten Island youngsters cope with Hurricane Sandy
The break from the school-year routine and the beginning of summer with its promise of long sunny days, no homework and plenty of play time is anticipated with pleasure by both children and adults.
Kingston man with outstanding warrant could face additional charges
A Kingston man wanted on an Ulster County Court warrant could face additional charges after he was taken into custody by the New Paltz Police Department early Saturday, police said.
Sun Jun 16, 2013
Health events: June 16-23
9:30-10:30 a.m. June 17 and 24 and July 1 and 8. Learn to eat and cook healthier meals.
River Life, 6/16
Walking around I saw hundreds of cicadas on the trees. Since then, regardless of the rain and cooler temperatures, thousands of cicadas have gone through their metamorphosis.
Editorial: Diversity key to surviving IBM layoffs
But the area will have to keep fighting back, realizing the days of relying on one principal business are long over.
Sat Jun 15, 2013
Retro cars, clothes at cool Kingston event
What started as an arts studio by Ken Darmstadt quickly escalated into an all-encompassing experience when his daughter Renee joined the scene at the Cornell Street Studios in Kingston.
Wed Jun 12, 2013
Editorial: IBM layoffs slap area with challenge
Nearly 700 jobs are being cut at the plants in the towns of Poughkeepsie and East Fishkill, a trend that shows no signs of ebbing.
Hein's office takes legal action against Catskill Mountain Railroad over rail-trail issue
The battle between Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and the private Catskill Mountain Railroad Company over building a rail-trail heated up Wednesday when the county gave the railroad 30 days to come into compliance with their lease or hit the road.
On a rare sunny day, why not take in some area "Best Bets"
"SMIRK" - Pine Bush author and humor columnist Carol Nelson Falcone reads from her book "Smirk," based on her column, at 7 p.m. at Elting Memorial Library, 93 Main St., New Paltz.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Man caught on camera stealing from Auburn business arrested, Auburn police say
The man caught on surveillance video stealing items from an Auburn business in May, has been arrested, Auburn police said.
Mon Jun 10, 2013
Ulster comptroller throws support behind county exec's rail trail proposal
The Ulster County comptroller has endorsed the county executive's idea to develop 38 miles of rail trail along Route 28. County Executive Mike Hein's proposed Catskill Mountain Rail Trail "is a well-researched and sound fiscal decision for County taxpayers," said Comptroller Elliot Auerbach.
Sun Jun 09, 2013
In brief: Museum to host strawberry festival
The menu will include hamburgers, hot dogs, old-fashioned potato salad, beverages and fresh strawberry desserts.
Boomer calendar: June 9-16
4-6 p.m. June 9. Music by Shorty Kings Clubhouse. Free. Visitors welcome to picnic, dance and enjoy the swing music.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Kingston burglary leads to prison time
A Kingston man was sentenced Friday in Ulster County Court to seven years in state prison on a second-degree burglary charge.
Fri Jun 07, 2013
There also will be cooking, crafting and other do-it-yourself demonstrations along with local food for sale.
An avid bicycle collector, Richard Ballantine was passionate about pedal power in all its forms, especially recumbent bicycles that had been banned from road-racing competitions Richard Ballantine , who has died aged 72, was one of cycling's most influential and eloquent advocates, inspiring generations of cyclists.
Thu Jun 06, 2013
Kingston Historic House Tour to spotlight Rondout
Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children, also known as CASA, will present the third annual CIRCA Historic House Tour on Sunday.
Kingston man charged with selling cocaine
City police said Michael Lilley, 33, conducted multiple drug sales just after 9:10 p.m. in the area of Washington Avenue and Schwenk Drive.