Latest Updates

County Executive Ryan Reminds Ulster County Businesses of Phase One Guidance

KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today visited Hamilton & Adams in uptown Kingston and participated in-store pickup which started on Tuesday through New York State’s Phase 1 reopening plan. Additionally, County Executive Ryan reminded Phase 1 Businesses about the current reopening guidance and offered assistance through the Ulster County Department of Economic […]

County Executive Ryan Discusses Plan to Safely Reopen County Government Departments

Reminds residents to take proper safety precautions and remain vigilant  KINGSTON, N.Y. –  Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan today during his Facebook Live Town Hall with Dr. Carol Smith discussed plans for reopening County departments and reminded residents to take proper safety precautions.  “As a government, we are leading by example and finalizing our plans […]

Ulster County Public Safety Training Center Is Completed Ahead of Schedule and Under Budget

TOWN OF ULSTER, N.Y. –  Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan toured the newly completed Public Safety Training Center on Ulster Landing Road in the Town of Ulster. At over 5,200 square feet, the new facility features 13 burn rooms and five forced entry doors. Additionally, firefighters will have the opportunity to do rooftop training, rope […]

County Executive Ryan Calls on HealthAlliance to Reactivate Vital Behavioral Health Beds in Ulster County

County Executive Ryan warns that the loss of these vital services would be “devastating”and calls for an urgent meeting with WMCHealth President & CEO Michael Israel to discuss the quality of services offered in Ulster County KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan wrote today to Westchester Medical Center Health Network (WMCHealth) / HealthAlliance of […]

County Executive Ryan Announces New Housing Initiatives

County Executive Ryan announces $150,000 for rental assistance program County Executive Ryan introduces proposal to expand the City of Kingston Land Back into a  county-wide land bank KINGSTON, N.Y. – County Executive Ryan announced a series of housing initiatives to help residents who have been impacted by COVID-19. During his Facebook Live briefing, County Executive […]

County Executive Ryan Addresses Ulster County Chamber of Commerce

County Executive Ryan shared updates on the re-opening process and announces“Reopening Support Team” KINGSTON, N.Y. – County Executive Ryan addressed the Ulster County Regional Chamber of Commerce today during their Virtual Breakfast. In his remarks, he updated businesses on the county’s response to COVID-19 and how businesses can prepare to safely re-open. County Executive Ryan […]

County Executive Ryan to Prioritize Housing Needs for Those on the Frontlines of COVID-19

County Executive Ryan partners with the Ulster County Legislature to evaluate and address housing needs County Executive Ryan directs the Planning Department to inventory county owned sites for future housing development  KINGSTON, N.Y. – County Executive Ryan announced today the Ulster County Recovery Task Force has identified housing as a key priority. Back in April, […]

Public Health Notice

Kingston barbershop with COVID-19 positive employee has been operating illicitly County health officials recommend anyone who has received a haircut at a Kingston barber shop on Broadway in the past three weeks promptly seek testing for the coronavirus. KINGSTON, N.Y. – Ulster County Health Commissioner Dr. Carol Smith announced today that a Kingston barber who […]