Kingston, N.Y. – County Executive Mike Hein is pleased to announce that Ulster County Public Defender Andrew Kossover recently applied for and secured $65,000 in additional funding from New York State's Indigent Defense Legal Fund. The funds will be used to pay for New York State mandated legal services for Ulster County’s low income residents in criminal courts and in Family Court.
- Posted May 16, 2011
- Posted May 12, 2011
Kingston, N.Y. – Citing his commitment to the "tradition of Florence Nightingale’s health agenda" and for "adding his own innovations from the 21st century," Ulster County Executive Mike Hein was awarded the 2011 Honorary Recognition Award for Distinguished Service to the Profession of Nursing and the Community.
- Posted May 1, 2011
- Posted April 29, 2011
Kingston, NY- Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announced that Ulster County Commissioner of Finance Paul J. Hewitt completed and filed the 2010 Ulster County Annual Financial Report with the New York State Comptroller on April 29, 2011. “In 2010 we instituted the Taxpayer First Initiative to close a significant budget gap and deliver a 2011 budget with no County property tax increase,” said Ulster County Executive Mike Hein. “I have made it my top priority to protect the residents of Ulster County from government overspending and waste.
- Posted April 12, 2011
Highland -- Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack both received awards from the Lloyd American Legion Post 193 last week. The two were honored at a meeting at the Legion Hall where Lloyd American Legion Commander Vito Dispensa presented them each a plaque honoring their commitment to Ulster County veterans. Today there are 199 businesses which have signed on to the “Return the F.A.V.O.R (Find & Assist Veterans of Record) Veterans Discount program and there are 1,178 veterans participating in the program.. Return the F.A.V.O.R.