Press & Events

Ales with Abe for Assembly at Yard Owl

April 15th, 2018 @ 1:00pm | Yard Owl Brewery - 19 Osprey Ln, Gardiner, New York 12525 | Registration

Join us for an afternoon at Yard Owl Craft Brewery. Continuing our tour of breweries in the 103rd Assembly District, we’ll visit Yard Owl – with master brewer James Walsh brewing in the traditional Belgian style.

As a special bonus you might hear a story or two about when Brewmaster James Walsh used to let Abe brew with him in the early days of experimental stovetop Pale Ales.

The event will start at 1pm and we’re asking for a suggested donation of $25 to help give our campaign a voice in the Primary.

You can register on Facebook Event, or just show up!

Ales with Abe for Assembly at Reynolds & Reynolds

April 7th, 2018 @ 3:30pm | Reynolds & Reynolds Taproom - 104 Mill Hill Road Woodstock, New York | Registration

Abe Uchitelle sitting in front of Reynolds and Reynolds Tap House

Join us in Woodstock on Saturday April 7th at Reynolds & Reynolds Tap House. Enjoy some craft beer, from our district and beyond, learn about the issues of the 103rd Assembly District, and share what you’d like to see Albany focus on in the years to come.

The event will start at 3:30pm and we’re asking for a suggested donation of $25.

You can register on Facebook, or just show up!

Ales with Abe for Assembly at Keegan’s

March 22nd, 2018 @ 5:30 | Keegan Ales - 20 Saint James St, Kingston, New York 12401 | Registration

Join us for our first event of the campaign! Have a drink, enjoy some nibbles, meet Abe Uchitelle and learn about the issues he plans to focus on for the 103rd Assembly District.

The event starts at 5:30pm, but you’re welcome to come by early to say “Hi” and show your support. There will be nibbles and noshes to snack on. Did we mention it’s also $3 pint night? We hope you’ll join us! 

You can register on Facebook, or just show up!

Abe Uchitelle plans to primary Kevin Cahill

March 11th, 2018 | Kingston, NY | Read More

“A community’s choice in a representative should come down to selecting a leader who listens to their constituents, walks among them, and advocates for them,” Uchitelle said in a press release. “I believe that it is time for a change, and that I can offer a new voice reflective of the evolving nature of this district.”


Campaign Kickoff Announcement

March 6th, 2018 at 2pm | Senate Garage, Kingston, NY | Registration

Friends, supporters, and members of the community will gather for a formal campaign kickoff event on Tuesday, March 6th at 2pm at the Senate Garage in Kingston. This event is open to the press and the public.

Op Ed: The Hudson Valley must keep hope alive for Net Neutrality

December 19th, 2017 | Kingston Times | Read More

For those of us who work in any technology related field, the issue of Net Neutrality and its threatened rollback had been looming over us in recent weeks. Despite the fact that polls show that 76 percent of Americans support Net Neutrality, the FCC has now voted to open the door to drastically changing than the picture painted by the former 2015 policy that solidified an open web. Read more on

Ulster executive urges NY lawmakers to veto tax bill

November 15th, 2017 | Times Herald-Record | Read More

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein and local businessman Abe Uchitelle see nothing but pain for years to come in the Republican tax package. Read more on

Lyft, Uber appear ready to provide Kingston service

May 18th, 2017 | Daily Freeman | Read More

Industry leaders met with public officials and community stakeholders in Kingston Wednesday evening, celebrating the state’s approval of ridesharing for upstate communities. The three-year bureaucratic struggle culminated with modified insurance regulations, incorporated by lawmakers within the state budget. Read more on

‘Sanctuary City’: Kingston council adopts resolution declaring city ‘welcoming and inclusive’ to immigrants

January 11th, 2017 | Daily Freeman | Read More

“On the border between Ward 3 and Ward 4, … next to (a) Kingston elementary school, is a Central Hudson relay box,” said resident Abe Uchitelle. “This relay box faces all the kids as they walk to school along Wall Street. On the relay box … was a swastika spray painted on the relay box and there were two words that were painted on the relay box … and one started with an ‘f’ and one started with an ‘n.’” Read more on