Havranek Named County Attorney, First Woman to Fill Post

In a statement today, Ulster County Executive Michael Hein named Beatrice Havranek, Esq. to the post of Ulster County Attorny — the first woman named to the position in the history of the county.

“Ms. Havranek is the first woman to hold the office of County Attorney in the history of Ulster County and had previously served as Deputy County Executive,” said the statement. “Ms. Havranek’s appointment follows the retirement of County Attorney, Joshua Koplovitz. Ms. Havranek’s current position will be filled by the former Probation Director, Robert Sudlow.”

To read the full statement, click here.

GW Sets Gardening Day

The GW School.
The GW School.

As you can sign from the sign in the photo here, George Washington Elementary School is holding a Community Garden Workday on May 1 from 3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

It’s not suprising that the school is taking such an initiative. Under the leadership of principal Valerie Hannum, the school continues to delight and surprise.

To read more about this Kingston City school, check out its website and mission statement here, which describes how the school is incorporating a Montessori teaching approach.

— Arthur Zaczkiewicz