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.
- Posted April 12, 2011
- Posted April 4, 2011
Kingston, N.Y. -- The Ulster County Recruitment and Retention campaign, designed to bolster the ranks of the volunteer fire and emergency medical services, is partnering with the Firemen’s Association of the State of New York (FASNY) in their Recruit NY program. A focal point of this program is an open house event at local fire stations and ambulance squad buildings during the weekend of April 9-10, 2011. “I’m pleased that we are helping volunteer fire departments and rescue squads with their recruitment efforts,” said Ulster County Executive Mike Hein.
- Posted March 25, 2011
- Posted March 23, 2011
Kingston, NY- Ulster County Executive Mike Hein issued his first veto today. On March 15, 2011, the Ulster County Legislature unanimously passed Resolution No. 75 entitled, “Authorize the Chairman of the Ulster County Legislature to Create an Ulster County Charter Revision Commission”. Unfortunately, the resolution was legally flawed and after consultation with the County Attorney, County Executive Hein had no choice but to issue this veto. “As County Executive, one of my sworn duties to protect the integrity of the Ulster County Charter,” said Ulster County Executive Mike Hein.
- Posted March 14, 2011
Kingston –In a letter to County Executive Mike Hein, Dr. Thomas V. Stellato, the Chairman of the Ulster County Health Board commended the Ulster County Health Department for its “exemplary performance.” According to Dr. Stellato, Ulster County Health Board members have noticed significant improvements at the Health Department during the past year.