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By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, May. 9, 2012 - 12:56 pm
A state-owned property at 67 Wurts Street in Kingston that Ulster County executive Mike Hein wants to convert to county-owned veterans' housing. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Ulster County Executive. At a lofty price of $1, it won't be the biggest... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Dec. 5, 2011 - 7:13 pm
Tonight, December 5, the Ulster County legislature is scheduled to vote on the 2012 budget, including a decision on whether to transfer the county's publicly-owned Golden Hill nursing home to a Local Development Corporation (LDC). Transferring Golden Hill... Read more
By Anne Pyburn Craig on Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2011 - 9:14 am
Video: Saugerties resident Ralph Childers speaks against the privatization of Golden Hill, and has his words echoed by members of the crowd, in a "human microphone" technique used by Occupy Wall Street protesters. Fifteen individual members of the public... Read more
By Matthew Perry on Friday, Jun. 17, 2011 - 10:37 am
  The Daily Freeman reports that the town boards of Esopus and Saugerties each voted unanimously to keep the Golden Hill Health Care Center, a Kingston nursing home under Ulster County ownership and control.  These were the latest salvos fired in a debate... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jan. 21, 2010 - 8:56 pm
The Kingston nursing home's hot water system is contaminated with bacteria that cause Legionnaire's disease. County officials aren't sure if they can fix it. But in the interim, the county and state say it’s a safe place to live. Just ask Beckman: “My own... Read more
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