Michael Hein

By Julia Reischel on Thursday, May. 21, 2015 - 4:40 pm
On Tuesday, May 19, the Ulster County Legislature voted 17 to 6 to endorse a deal between the county and the New York City Department of Environmental Protection to build an 11.5-mile hiking, walking and biking trail along the northern shore of the... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Aug. 29, 2014 - 12:39 pm
The Wynkoop Road bridge over the Esopus Creek in the Ulster County town of Hurley, which has been closed since June for repairs, re-opened on Thursday, August 28.  County Executive Mike Hein was on hand at a ribbon cutting with a crowd of notables,... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 16, 2014 - 1:13 pm
Dear Editor,Peak Oil has arrived. If you are not familiar with the term, it means that worldwide, oil production is at its peak and will begin to decline. This will translate into rising oil and food prices. In the very near future, we may be very sorry... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 10, 2013 - 9:39 am
Dear Editor: The Catskill Mountain Railroad Company, Inc. (CMRR) Is a for-profit company. It was organized in 1983 to make money for its owners. Its main asset was a lease of the rail line from Ulster County. The goal of the company, as I understand it,... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Oct. 28, 2012 - 7:23 pm
Arthur Snyder of Ulster County Emergency Services writes this evening that Ulster County Executive Mike Hein has declared a state of emergency for Ulster County beginning at 8am tomorrow morning. Here's Snyder's email:  County Executive Michael P. Hein... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Tuesday, Jan. 11, 2011 - 5:31 pm
The Times Herald-Record has an exclusive: Ulster County Executive Mike Hein has announced that the county is suing New York City over its release of muddy water from the Ashokan reservoir into the Lower Esopus River. From the story, which broke around 5pm... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Apr. 15, 2010 - 10:44 am
Dramatic money worries are in the air today. In the Daily Freeman, Ulster County Executive Michael Hein has a plan to save Ulster County $8.6 million with a hodgpodge of measures, including shutting down some local healthcare offices: Among Hein’s cost-... Read more
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