Kingston, NY (September 22, 2009) - Walkway Over the Hudson’s Official Grand Opening is scheduled for 3 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2009. The Walkway is the world’s longest pedestrian bridge and its debut to the public marks a very special and historic time for Ulster County and its local communities. While people wait for the gates to open, the Hamlet of Highland will be the scene of “Highland HudsonFest”, a spectacular, free and fun-filled street featuring: a showcase of hamlet merchants, farms, vineyards, restaurants, artists - and more.
- Posted September 22, 2009
- Posted September 21, 2009
Kingston, NY (September 21, 2009) - Ulster County Executive Mike Hein was joined today by Lori DuBord from Congressman Maurice Hinchey’s Office, Town of Wawarsing Supervisor Ed Jennings, Ulster County District 1 Legislators and representatives from Kerhonkson’s Fire Department, First-Aid Squad, Lion’s Club and business community, for a groundbreaking ceremony commemorating the beginning of the construction process to replace the Herbert Poppel Bridge, in Kerhonkson, New York.
- Posted September 11, 2009
Kingston, NY (September 11, 2009) - Ulster County Executive Mike Hein hosted a “Senior Summit” this week, with invitees from senior clubs from throughout the County. The Summit included welcoming remarks by the County Executive, followed by presentations by County Department Heads on current topics of concern to the senior community. These included:
- Posted September 3, 2009
Kingston, NY (September 3, 2009) - Ulster County has been awarded a total of $750 thousand dollars in two separate Community Development Block Grants; a $400 thousand dollar grant for county-wide housing rehabilitation and a $350 thousand dollar grant for farm worker housing.
- Posted September 2, 2009
Kingston, NY (September 2, 2009) - Two days ago, the Ulster County Executive’s Office was notified of potentially improper emails on the County computer system and immediately launched an investigation. The preliminary results of this investigation indicate that four individuals appear to have participated in the dissemination of pornographic material, which is a clear and intolerable violation of County policy. The individuals involved are employed by the offices of the Ulster County District Attorney and the Ulster County Sheriff.