A naturalization ceremony will take place this Friday, March 8, at 10 a.m., at the Ulster County Courthouse on Wall Street in Kingston.
Participants will take their Oaths of Allegiance accepting the responsibilities of an American, while also gaining the rights and privileges afforded to all citizens. “The ceremony is a community event,” states Ulster County Clerk Nina Postupack. “New citizens are welcomed by their friends, families, elected representatives, and public service agencies.”
Participating in the program will be Kingston Post #150 American Legion Color Guard & VFW Joyce-Schirick Post #1386 Color Guard, the Wiltwyck Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, the New Paltz VFW Auxiliary, VFW Joyce-Schirick Post #1386 Auxiliary, the Ulster Literacy Association, the Woodcrest School Choir, The League of Women Voters of the Mid-Hudson Region, Kingston Rotary Club, Congressman Antonio Delgado, Senator Jen Metzger, Senator George Amedore, Assemblyman Kevin Cahill, Assemblyman Chris Tague, Acting County Executive Adele Reiter, Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach, and Ulster County Legislative Chairwoman Tracey Bartels.
Presiding over the ceremony will be the Honorable Christopher E. Cahill, Justice of the Supreme Court, Ulster County. Judge Cahill will be the keynote speaker welcoming our participants as newly naturalized American Citizens.
For further information about the ceremony or other programs of the Ulster County Clerk’s Office, please call County Clerk Nina Postupack at (845) 340-3040.