All posts by Cloey Callahan

Kingston residents split on cops in schools

Kingston residents split on cops in schools

A public hearing on a report from Kingston’s police reform task force focused almost entirely on a recommendation to possibly remove school resource officers, or SROs, from Kingston’s schools, due to concerns about “racism, brutality and misallocation of community resources.” The recommendation suggests removal as a last resort if other reform measures could not be implemented.

Four large Ulster County apartment complexes sold

Four large Ulster County apartment complexes sold

Four local apartment complexes, several of which were sources of frequent complaints over management, have reportedly been sold for over $80 million. Several local officials expressed optimism that the new owners would address tenants’ concerns, but one Kingston resident pointed to language in a marketing presentation stating rent hikes are on the way.