Politics
Charlie Kniceley and Carl Hornbeck vie for town justice seat in Rosendale

Charlie Kniceley and Carl Hornbeck vie for town justice seat in Rosendale

Voters in the Town of Rosendale will choose between Charlie Kniceley and Carl Hornbeck for town justice on Election Day, November 3. Best-known in the community as a jazz/rock bass-player and longtime co-organizer of the Rosendale Street Festival, Charlie Kniceley is now running on the Democratic ticket for the vacant post of town justice. Longtime...
Bruce Blatchly and Frank Petrone face off for town justice seat in Gardiner

Bruce Blatchly and Frank Petrone face off for town justice seat in Gardiner

Voters in the Town of Gardiner will choose between two candidates for town justice on Election Day, November 3. Five-term incumbent Bruce Blatchly is running for reelection to the post of Gardiner town justice on the Democratic line. Town of Shawangunk police chief Frank Petrone is the Republican challenger for the post.   Bruce Blatchly...
Two men face off to become Lloyd highway superintendent

Two men face off to become Lloyd highway superintendent

Voters in the Town of Lloyd will choose between incumbent Richard Klotz and Leonard Auchmoody for highway superintendent on Election Day, November 3. Here are their responses to questions from the New Paltz Times.   Richard Klotz What kind of experience do you have that qualifies you for the job of highway superintendent, or to...
Town clerk and town justice candidates face easy win in New Paltz

Town clerk and town justice candidates face easy win in New Paltz

In New Paltz, the November election will feature but one name on the line for town clerk and town justice. Despite the fact that Rosanna Mazzaccari and Jim Bacon will run unopposed, this paper asked them about how they would deal with their responsibilities if elected.   Rosanna Mazzaccari What have you changed since you...
Jeff Logan is the WEP’s choice for New Paltz town supervisor

Jeff Logan is the WEP’s choice for New Paltz town supervisor

Editor’s note: Jeff Logan’s interview was held a week because when the New Paltz town supervisor profiles were assigned, Ulster County Board of Elections Commissioner Vic Work informed us about an issue with candidates running on the Women’s Equality Party (WEP) line. Work wrote: “The ballot has not been certified for the November 3 election....
Jeanne Walsh is Dems’, GOP’s choice for Rosendale town supervisor

Jeanne Walsh is Dems’, GOP’s choice for Rosendale town supervisor

Incumbent Jeanne Walsh is seeking reelection to a third two-year term as Rosendale’s town supervisor. “I believe in a balanced and bipartisan approach in administrating our town government,” she says on her campaign’s Facebook page, and that approach is reflected in the fact that both the Rosendale Democratic and Republican Committees have again endorsed her...
Rosendale Town Board candidate profiles

Rosendale Town Board candidate profiles

Voters in Rosendale will have to decide between three candidates vying for two open Town Board seats in November.   John Hughes, who was elected to fill out the final year of Bob Gallagher’s term on the Rosendale Town Board when Gallagher became highway superintendent, is now running for reelection to a full two-year term....
Four candidates vie for two seats on the Lloyd Town Board

Four candidates vie for two seats on the Lloyd Town Board

Two Democrat and two Republican candidates have stepped up to the plate and are vying for two open seats on the Lloyd Town Board. Mike Guerriero has received the endorsement from the Democratic Party; Michael Horodyski is running with endorsements from the Republican, Conservative, Independence and Reform parties; Dave Plavchak has received the endorsement from...
Four candidates vie for two seats on the Gardiner Town Board

Four candidates vie for two seats on the Gardiner Town Board

Voters in Gardiner will have to decide between four candidates vying for two open Town Board seats in November. Originally elected as a Democrat, one-term incumbent Mike Reynolds is running for reelection to the Gardiner Town Board with endorsements from the Republican, Conservative, Independence, P4G (People for Gardiner) and Reform parties. Incumbent Gardiner Town Board...
Gardiner town supervisor candidates square off

Gardiner town supervisor candidates square off

Voters in Gardiner will have to decide between two candidates vying for town supervisor in November. Incumbent Carl Zatz, currently winding up a second consecutive term as Gardiner’s town supervisor, is seeking reelection, with endorsements from the Democratic, Working Families, Women’s Equality and Good for Gardiner parties. Marybeth Majestic is running for Gardiner town supervisor...
Three candidates vie for two open New Paltz Town Board seats

Three candidates vie for two open New Paltz Town Board seats

Voters in New Paltz will have to decide between three candidates vying for two open Town Board seats in November. Marty Irwin and Julie Seyfert Lillis will appear on the Democratic line and Ray Lunati on the Republican line. Here are their responses to questions from the New Paltz Times.   Marty Irwin Why did...
The two candidates for town supervisor in Lloyd tell you all you need to know about who they are and what they stand for

The two candidates for town supervisor in Lloyd tell you all you need to know about who they are and what they stand for

Claire Winslow Why did you decide to run for office? Because I really care about Highland and the residents. I started attending some of the meetings downtown, at the request of one of my friends who said, “I think you should go.” Also, the land was sold around me, and I said to my business...