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Ulster County Charges 2 More With Welfare Fraud

Jul 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that two separate arrests were made yesterday under the County’s “Zero Tolerance” Anti-Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program. Megan Weir of Milton was arrested by the Ulster County Sheriff’s Department and charged with Welfare Fraud in the Fifth Degree, a misdemeanor. An investigation conducted by the Ulster County Department of […]

Ulster County to Pay Tribute to Fallen Heroes

Jul 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces plans for a memorial to pay tribute to  Ulster County’s fallen soldiers.  The County Executive’s Veterans Advisory Committee will be tasked with helping design and install the memorial which will be located on the front lawn of the Ulster County Office Building by Memorial Day 2015.  The County Executive […]

Ulster County Hopes For Dog Park to Be Complete this Summer

Jul 13th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

At the site of the future home of the Ulster County Dog Park located on the property that includes the Ulster County fairgrounds in New Paltz, County Executive Mike Hein unveiled a new law that will help curtail animal abuse and neglect in Ulster County.  The anti-tethering law places limits on the length of time […]

Ulster County Unveils Guaranteed Jobs Training Initiative

Jul 7th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

After discussions with many Ulster County’s manufacturers about their need for a workforce with specific skills, Ulster County Executive Mike Hein created a new manufacturing job training initiative – the Ulster County Guaranteed Jobs Program – a pilot plan designed to train and place Ulster County residents in jobs in the county’s manufacturing sector.   At […]

Traffic Stop Leads to Felony Drug Charges in Ulster

Jul 4th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrests of 18 year old Dillon Binder of Mt Tremper NY, 23 year old Bradley Grant of Pine Hill NY and 18 year old Autumn Carter of Shandaken NY. Grant, Binder and Carter were all charged with three Felony counts Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance […]

Ulster County Opens and Dedicates Patriots Project Home

Jul 2nd, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein cut a red, white and blue ribbon today at the steps of 67 Wurts Street in Kingston, signaling the opening of the Ulster County Patriots Project which will provide transitional housing for homeless Veterans.  The ceremony included the unveiling of a dedication which recognizes and thanks the more than 140 […]

Human Remains Found in Ulster County Identified

Jun 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

The human remains discovered on Wednesday in the Town of Ulster have been identified as Donald L Gulick, 60 years old of Kingston, New York.  Gulick was reported missing to the Ulster County Sheriffs Office recently by family and friends.  The results of a post mortem examination conducted by the Medical Examiner’s Office indicates that […]

Napanoch Man Charged in Operation Spring Cleaning

Jun 22nd, 2014 | By | Category: Police Briefs

Members of the ULSTER REGIONAL GANG ENFORCEMENT NARCOTICS TEAM (U.R.G.E.N.T.) report the arrest of an UlsterCounty man subsequent to a heroin sales investigation. In April of 2014 numerous defendants were indicted as a result of OPERATION SPRING CLEANING, an extensive narcotics investigation spanning Ulster County. Some defendants remained at large. Daniel Sanchez, 32, was located […]

Ulster County Forms Elder Abuse Prevention Task Force

Jun 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

In keeping with the goals of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day on June 15, County Executive Hein has formed the Ulster County Elder Abuse Prevention Task Force.  The group, which will include both County representatives and leaders from community organizations, will focus specifically on safety, prevention, education and advocacy.  More than 5 million, or 1 […]

No Increase for SUNY Ulster Tuition

Jun 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Lead Article

The preliminary 2014-2015 SUNY Ulster budget included an increase to student tuition totaling $241,538.  Unfortunately, the only option presented to avoid this by the Legislative Chairman and his Vice Chairman was a dramatic increase in county taxpayer spending through a sharp escalation in the County’s contribution. “It is disappointing and unfortunate that the current Legislative […]