Posts tagged "Olive"
Former Olive Supervisor Leifeld gets his due

Former Olive Supervisor Leifeld gets his due

Berndt Leifeld — who gets roasted and toasted, and possibly honored as well, for his 38 years as Olive town supervisor and councilman on Sunday, March 30 — laughs when he recalls how he started inching his way towards a political career about a half a century ago. Then again, the man’s long been good...
Olive opposes electricity rezoning

Olive opposes electricity rezoning

The Olive Town Board issued a pair of resolutions at its March meeting that address impending changes in the electrical supply system serving Ulster and Dutchess Counties. The board unanimously adopted a first resolution that firmly opposes the New Capacity Zone (NCZ) scheduled to be imposed on May 1 that groups Mid-Hudson counties with three...
The little store at the end of the universe

The little store at the end of the universe

Come upon Tetta’s, day or night, and the low-slung buildings with a big parking lot at the junction of County Routes 2 and 3 in Samsonville beckons warmly. The tall signs are clear; the surrounding woods and mountains makes one feel like you’ve hit an oasis. There’s gas, a store filled with most any staples...
New Olive supervisor Rozzelle, Friedel see no problems cooperating

New Olive supervisor Rozzelle, Friedel see no problems cooperating

The Town of Olive has long been known for the steadiness of its political character. Starting in the 1980s, it’s been a Democrat majority place. Often, local Republicans won seats on the town board, but never the big ones…or a majority. Until now. Also, for the first time in decades, the town board that comes...
Olivebridge couple gets community assistance to move back home

Olivebridge couple gets community assistance to move back home

US Army Veteran and his disabled daughter are homeless due to toxic black mold. The mold is gone. The rebuild is slow to progress due to lack of funds. All their furniture was lost. Please donate something. No amount is too small. If you can’t donate, please share with others so that we can get...