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Ulster County Proposes Tourist Railroad and Kingston Trail

Dec 10th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein, with the support of local government officials and local business and community leaders, announced yesterday a new proposal that would accommodate both tourism railroad operations and recreational trail development in the City of Kingston.  The plan would include an additional section of the County-owned Ulster and Delaware (“U&D”) Railroad corridor […]



Ulster County Man Charged With Cocaine Sales in Kingston Area

Dec 9th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Members of the ULSTER REGIONAL GANG ENFORCEMENT NARCOTICS TEAM (U.R.G.E.N.T.) report the arrest of a Kingston man subsequent to a cocaine sales investigation. Members of URGENT received intelligence and complaints in regard to Derek Horowitz selling in cocaine in the Kingston area. URGENT initiated an investigation and conducted undercover buy operations. Horowitz sold cocaine to […]



Ulster County Launches Construction Of SUNY Ulster Kingston Center

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

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein was joined by State, County and local officials to celebrate the start of major construction at the soon to be SUNY Ulster Kingston Center, located at the former Sophie Finn Elementary School at 94 Mary’s Avenue in Kingston.  The redevelopment of the School for use as a community college extension […]



Albany Man Charged With Bail Jumping in Ulster

Nov 17th, 2014 | By | Category: Police Briefs

The Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of David L. Pearson, 22 years old, of Albany, NY. Pearson was charged with the Felony of Bail Jumping 2nd. This occurred on November 12th 2014 at 5:30pm. Deputies arrested Mr. Pearson on a bench warrant for the Felony of Forgery 2nd degree after he failed to […]



Ulster County Proclaims November National Adoption Month

Nov 5th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein proclaims November as National Adoption Month in Ulster County.  Currently there are 134 children placed in foster care in Ulster County and over 19,000 children in foster care across New York State.  In addition, there are approximately 700 foster children in New York who are now waiting to be placed […]



Zero Tolerance Welfare Fraud Continues in Ulster County

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Police Briefs

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that an arrest was made yesterday under the County’s “Zero Tolerance” Anti-Fraud, Waste and Abuse Program.  Edward Dunn of Saugerties was arrested by the Ulster County Sheriff’s Department and charged with the felonies of Welfare Fraud in the Third Degree and Offering a False Instrument for Filing in the […]



Poughkeepsie Man Faces Deportation After Drug Arrest

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Members of the ULSTER REGIONAL GANG ENFORCEMENT NARCOTICS TEAM (URGENT) report the arrest of a Poughkeepsie man subsequent to a heroin trafficking investigation. Members of URGENT received intelligence in regard to a Poughkeepsie man trafficking heroin in the Town of Lloyd. URGENT initiated an investigation, conducted several undercover buy operations and purchased quantities of heroin […]



Ulster County and KHS Students Take Stand Against Domestic Violence

Nov 3rd, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and Kathy Moretti, Director of Family of Woodstock’s Domestic Violence Services of the Washbourne House, joined Coach Jaramie Collins and several football players from Kingston High School to raise awareness of Domestic Violence.  Players signed a pledge against domestic violence as a sign of their support against this national issue. […]



Woodstock Man Charged With Armed Robbery in Ulster County

Oct 25th, 2014 | By | Category: Featured Articles, Lead Article

Detectives from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of a Woodstock man following an investigation into the armed robbery of the Hess gas station on Ulster Avenue in the Town of Ulster. On October 22, 2014 the Ulster Couny Sheriff’s office reported investigating the armed robbery of the Hess gas station in Ulster, […]



Ulster County Man Charged With Assaulting a Sheriff’s Deputy

Oct 21st, 2014 | By | Category: Police Briefs

Deputies from the Ulster County Sheriff’s Office report the arrest of Thomas Kennedy Jr., 19 years old, of Kerhonkson, NY. Kennedy was charged with the Felony of Assault in the Second Degree, as well as the Misdemeanors of Resisting Arrest, Obstructing Governmental Administration in the Second Degree and the Violation of Harassment in the Second […]