Posts tagged "Don Kerr"
New Paltz Village Board candidates unveil their platforms

New Paltz Village Board candidates unveil their platforms

There are four candidates vying for two positions and a four-year term on the New Paltz Village Board on May 7. Two of the current trustees, Stewart Glenn and Brian Kimbiz, have declined to run for another term, leaving two seats open. The four candidates include former deputy mayor Rebecca Rotzler, former School Board president...
Ex-school board president Don Kerr sues police for ‘false arrest’

Ex-school board president Don Kerr sues police for ‘false arrest’

Don Kerr, the former New Paltz school board president, is back in court — but this time by choice. Kerr is suing police Chief Joseph Snyder and Detective Sgt. Robert Lucchesi, along with two U.S. Postal Inspection Service agents, over his Nov. 4, 2011 marijuana arrest. “It is impossible to exaggerate the damage that was...
Drug charges dropped against former New Paltz School Board president Don Kerr

Drug charges dropped against former New Paltz School Board president Don Kerr

Hours after an Ulster County Grand Jury dismissed charges against former New Paltz School Board president Donald Kerr for criminal possession of marijuana in the second degree, Kerr held a press conference outside his office at 183 Main Street, where the arrest had originally been made in November 2011. Kerr was part of a joint...
New Paltz Year in Review

New Paltz Year in Review

The year 2011 saw some wild weather, political changings-of-the-guard, scandals, survivors and a community that came together during the most devastating floods ever recorded. While December has been dismal, snowless and wet, New Paltz and the region were hit by a massive snowstorm just days before Halloween — with 17.3 inches of frozen precipitation falling...
Board fills Kerr’s seat with former member Barbara Carroll

Board fills Kerr’s seat with former member Barbara Carroll

In light of New Paltz School Board president Donald Kerr’s resignation — tendered on Nov, 7, three days after he was arrested for signing for a package containing eight pounds of marijuana with an estimated street value of $32,000 — the School Board chose sitting member Patrick Rausch to serve as its president, and former...
BREAKING NEWS: School board president to resign amid marijuana controversy

BREAKING NEWS: School board president to resign amid marijuana controversy

New Paltz Board of Education President Don Kerr will resign from the school board amid a swirl of controversy over his potential involvement in a marijuana sting operation. Kerr, 52, of Millrock Road, was arrested last week and charged with second-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a Class D felony. New Paltz Police Department officials said...