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Maloney dies


Ulster County Legislator Jim Maloney, R-Town of Ulster, has died after a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. Maloney, who also served as Town of Ulster assessor, died shortly before dawn on Thursday. He was 61. “We’ve been friends since high school,” Town supervisor Jim Quigley said of Maloney. “This is a very sad day for our town. Personally, I will […]

Fire away!


Sometimes even the best of causes take forever. Take the Ulster County fire training center. First raised by volunteer fire forces as a priority around the time man went to the moon and the original Woodstock put an obscure art colony beneath Overlook Mountain on the wrong map, two generations of firefighters will see their hopes and dreams realized when […]

BREAKING NEWS: Auerbach to Albany

Elliott Auerbach is going to Albany. Following in the footsteps of frequent arch-rival Mike Hein, the county’s three-term fiscal watchdog has been appointed a deputy state comptroller by Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. Auerbach, a former Ellenville village mayor, and village manager will begin working as deputy comptroller in charge of local government audits on May 15, he said. He will lead […]


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