Kingston, NY (September 28, 2009) - Many Ulster County fire departments and ambulance squads will be holding an open house on Sunday, October 4, 2009 from 1 - 3 PM. This event not only denotes the start of Fire Prevention Week, but it is an opportunity for area residents to visit their local fire stations and ambulance buildings. Ulster County's on-going recruitment and retention campaign, which is geared toward increasing the number of volunteers in the County, is proud to partner with local fire and EMS providers in this event.
- Posted September 28, 2009
- Posted September 22, 2009
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 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.