By dgalusha on Monday, Oct. 3, 2016 - 7:08 pm
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014 - 5:40 pm
An elderly man in the Schoharie County town of Summit was rescued from his unheated home on Mud Lake Road on Tuesday afternoon, according to several news reports. The man was suffering from frostbite, hypothermia and dehydration when rescuers found him,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Feb. 8, 2013 - 1:19 pm
Three people have been arrested on fraud-related charges after a probe of alleged misuse of food stamp cards at Star Grocery, a convenience store on Mettacahonts Road in Accord. Star Grocery has been under ongoing investigation into the use of electronic... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 22, 2011 - 10:10 am
In today's Daily Freeman: Ulster County will be passing on $1.3 million in state welfare funding to its towns, who had to shoulder extra Safety Net costs this year: Legislators voted unanimously to use additional state funding the county will receive for... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Dec. 9, 2010 - 4:08 pm
Another arrest has been made in the Case of the Food Stamp Millionaires: 71-year old Anup Virk, the father of the man who owns the convenience store at the center of an alleged million-dollar scheme to buy food stamps from their customers at half price,... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Nov. 18, 2010 - 3:15 pm
The Daily Freeman has been publishing some incredible stories about an ongoing effort to bust participants in a really simple scam: According to police, a Midtown gas station accepted food stamp cards in exchange for half their value in cash, which... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Apr. 13, 2010 - 9:03 pm
The Daily Freeman reports that Kingston mayor James Sottile and legislator David Donaldson are pushing for Ulster County to take over all Safety Net payments. (Ulster County is the only county in New York State that bills individual municipalities for the... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Apr. 6, 2010 - 11:13 pm
It probably isn't news to locals that in Ulster County, the city of Kingston pays for the lion's share of Safety Net, a statewide welfare program. In most of the state, the buck stops with the county. Not so in Ulster County, which bills towns for half... Read more
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