The Town of Chester has joined with eight other towns and villages and the County of Orange to explore suing the Village of Kiryas Joel and Town of Monroe over the approved annexation of land from the town into the village.
Vietnam veterans who died in the years subsequent to the war of Agent Orange and PTSD were remembered at a ceremony at the Kingston Armory on Sunday. A new memorial plaque was unveiled at the county Vietnam War monument.
Village officials in Kiryas Joel on Friday said the decision by the Orange County Legislature to spend $200,000 to fight the annexation issue in court is “an irresponsible waste of taxpayer money and a cynical maneuver in direct opposition to the lawful and legal action by two democratically elected boards.”
Kingston Mayor Shayne Gallo won’t appear on the November ballot. The one-term mayor whose administration is marked by reform, revitalization, and controversy, ended Thursday night when upstart candidate Steve Noble took the party line by a wide margin, along with most of his supporters in the ward races.
The Monroe Town Board Tuesday night approved the annexation of 164 acres of land to the Village of Kiryas Joel. Members opted for the smaller number of acres when faced with the option of approving a 507-acre parcel.
A dramatic new treatment for persons with post-traumatic stress syndrome received a significant boost to continue research with an $800,000 grant from State Senators William Larkin and John Bonacic, both from Orange County.
KINGSTON – The driver of the car in which four young men were killed in Saugerties on Wednesday remains in the intensive care unit of Westchester Medical Center and Ulster County District Attorney Holley Carnright expects his investigators to interview her as soon as she has recovered sufficiently. She is unable to communicate, for now.
A large group of area residents, members of the Hudson Valley Black Lives Matter Coalition and members of Samuel Harrell’s family marched down Market Street in Poughkeepsie to the Dutchess County District Attorney’s Office Thursday.