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Hugh Reynolds
Plan for the ages


Dropped like the proverbial bomb at a hastily called budget press conference last week, Ulster County executive Mike Hein’s plan to save Golden Hill by selling it has received mixed reviews. But, f...

October 20, 2011 02:51 PM | 0 0 comments | 1089 1089 recommendations | email to a friend
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The vision thing


Governor Andrew Cuomo has done a lot of positive and far-sighted things his first year in office. Eliminating the safety provision that drivers take eye tests to renew their licenses was not one of...

October 13, 2011 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1083 1083 recommendations | email to a friend
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A thousand days


Ever since Ann Boleyn got the ax, a thousand days has been an historical benchmark. Jack Kennedy logged 1057 days before that fateful trip to Texas. And now comes county Ulster County comptroller E...

October 06, 2011 12:00 PM | 0 0 comments | 1071 1071 recommendations | email to a friend
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Meteor Mike a comer


This just in. A $1000 a plate fundraising dinner in Manhattan for county executive Mike Hein sponsored by U.S. senator Chuck Schumer was cancelled on Monday. Hein said Schumer was working in Washin...

September 29, 2011 12:04 PM | 0 0 comments | 1077 1077 recommendations | email to a friend
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Home cooking


As if urgent budget issues weren’t enough, town of New Paltz officials are currently considering the idea of requiring new hires to reside in the town. Recycling town paychecks at home would no dou...

September 22, 2011 12:26 PM | 0 0 comments | 1073 1073 recommendations | email to a friend
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Tough going


Like Kingston’s mean streets, (apparent) Republican nominee Andi Turco-Levin faces a rough road ahead in the general election. Assuming Democrat Hayes Clement’s whisker-thin six-vote primary victor...

September 15, 2011 01:13 PM | 0 0 comments | 1074 1074 recommendations | email to a friend
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Turnover brings tossup


In the biggest shakeup in the 44-year history of the Ulster County Legislature, twelve incumbents will not be running this year while another eleven have entered primaries to keep their seats. Key ...

September 08, 2011 03:28 PM | 0 0 comments | 1083 1083 recommendations | email to a friend
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High marks


The county’s emergency forces got high marks — deservedly so — after battling what some were calling the worst storm in county history. Old-timers might cite the hurricane of ’55, but that’s now an...

September 01, 2011 12:38 PM | 0 0 comments | 1073 1073 recommendations | email to a friend
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Scatter shot


Sometimes acting like an alderman can get a mayoral candidate in trouble. Ask Andi — B.B. rifle — Turco-Levin. About a week ago, Turco-Levin said she was approached by a frightened elderly woman wh...

August 25, 2011 11:21 AM | 1 1 comments | 1099 1099 recommendations | email to a friend
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It’s called democracy


A Republican candidate for alderman gets knocked off the ballot in Kingston for failure to include the proper year on one of her nominating petitions, while a dead woman signs a nominating petition...

August 18, 2011 11:00 AM | 0 0 comments | 1104 1104 recommendations | email to a friend
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