Posts tagged "Olive"
Olive Troop 163 reaches out

Olive Troop 163 reaches out

A dictionary tells us that ‘community’ is “a group of people who live in the same area.” But most of us know that a community is much more than ‘location, location, location.’ In an era saturated with wireless frequencies, the shared interests of a community appears to have traded location for the buttons of a handheld device...
Baker sworn in as head of Olive police

Baker sworn in as head of Olive police

At the Olive town board meeting on February 9, Don Baker was sworn in as the town’s new chief of police. Baker, a Saugerties resident, was stationed in Ulster County for most of his 28 years with the state police force. He served 13 of those years as a supervisor. Town supervisor Sylvia Rozzelle introduced...
Olive budget breezes

Olive budget breezes

The Olive town board may meet in one of the more abrasive spaces around, an orange-carpeted former Jehovah’s Witness Kingdom Hall, but its meetings are amongst the most community-minded and unanimous around, despite a partisan split re-elected in last week’s voting. On Tuesday, November 10, supervisor Sylvia Rozzelle — granted a second term seven days...
Olive, Hurley results

Olive, Hurley results

Incumbents win on town board with Rozzelle cruising unopposed Olive had big elections in 2011, when it seemed for a moment that a revived local Republican Party might take over town government, and with one gain ended up with two of five town board seats, as well as in 2013, when long term clerk Sylvia...
Hurley, Shandaken, Olive elections

Hurley, Shandaken, Olive elections

Supervisor unchallenged in Olive; town board and justice seats contested With Democratic supervisor Sylvia Rozzelle unchallenged in seeking her second term in the November 3 election, the focus of the race turns to the town board, where incumbent Republicans Peter J. Friedel of West Shokan and Donnie VanBuren of Boiceville square off against Democrats, the...