County Sheriff in opposition to marijuana legalization

Delhi — Delaware County Sheriff Craig DuMond joined fellow Sheriffs and Chiefs of Police from across the state, along with a host of other organizations and interest groups, to declare unified opposition to the proposal to legalize the recreational use of marijuana in New York State. Representatives of a number of those organizations spoke at simultaneous press events in Albany, […]

Fraud warning issued

Offers for back and knee braces

Kingston — The Division of Consumer Affairs from the Ulster County District Attorney’s office has issued a warning about fraud in offers for back and knee braces. Consumer Affairs advises that various organizations are contacting individuals by phone or mail offering them medical devices and claiming these devices are covered by Medicare, Medicaid or other insurance programs. Consumer Affairs offers […]

Roxbury and Middletown to get home repair grants

Owner- occupied homes in the towns of Roxbury and Middletown will be repaired and upgraded with grant funding announced from the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program administered by New York State. The MARK Project in coordination with the Town of Middletown and Town of Roxbury has been successful in getting applications funded for the two CDBG grants that will […]

CWC Board approves stormwater funding for Conesville store

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) Board of Directors on February 5 approved reimbursement of $79,793 in design and construction costs for stormwater control measures required for a new store and gas station in Conesville. Eric Dahlberg completed the Conesville Convenience Store on Route 990V last year. It’s location within the New York City Watershed’s Schoharie Reservoir basin triggered […]

Comptroller and DA cause arrest of fire chief and commissioner

The former West Hurley Fire District Chief and a current fire commissioner were both arrested this week for abusing their authority and costing the district over $30,000 in funds since 2012, according to State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli and Ulster County District Attorney Holley Carnright. David Gutierrez, 52, and Michael “Bucky” VanValkenburgh, 44, both of West Hurley, were charged with […]

CWC Board approves flood mitigation project in Walton

Margaretville — The Catskill Watershed Corporation (CWC) Board of Directors on February 5 approved funding for a number of projects under the Flood Hazard Mitigation Implementation (FHMI) Program. The Board authorized the CWC to enter into an agreement with the Town of Walton to serve as project sponsor for a floodplain reclamation project which will involve acquiring and demolishing the […]

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GlidePath presented at public form seeking community approval

Ulster — Town of Ulster Supervisor James Quigley today announced that GlidePath Development has submitted a revised plan to the Town of Ulster for the proposed Lincoln Park Grid Support Center in Ulster County. The revised proposal eliminates all fossil fuel generators that were initially proposed in 2017 as pat of a hybrid design, and will instead use a batteryonly […]

New York State Police

On February 3, at about 5:01 p.m., State Police at Oneonta arrested Christopher M. Hertzler, 32, of Davenport, on the class A misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child and the violation Harassment 2nd degree – physical contact. Troopers were dispatched to the Mirabito store in West Davenport where a complainant stated Hertzler pushed the victim while a child was […]

No bids on pool project force Fleischmanns to seek outside contractor

Village board members in Flesichmanns handled a wide variety of details and decisions at the monthly meeting of the board on Tuesday, Feb. 12. They reported progress on the Smart Growth Kiosk as many designs were submitted incorporating a metal roof, pressure treated wood, solar lighting, and shrubs, all vying for the award to build on Route 28. The board […]

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