Kingston Stockade FC’s upward trajectory continued over the weekend as they picked up their first win of the 2019 campaign, a dramatic 2-1 result on the road against National Premier Soccer League foe the Rhode Island Reds.
Saugerties school district voters on Tuesday approved a $65.3-million budget, with about 64 percent the votes in the affirmative. The vote was 670 in support of the spending plan and 345 opposed. The budget meets the state’s cap of a 2.67 percent tax levy increase.
Voters in the Kingston City School District overwhelmingly approved a $180,813,057 budget for the 2019-20 school year on May 21, with 1,180 in favor of the spending plan and 501 opposed in unofficial results.
With no separate propositions and three incumbents running unopposed for reelection to the school board, the only uncertainty going into next Tuesday’s school district election is the fate of the $65.3-million budget proposal for the 2019-20 school year.
Voters in the Kingston City School District will head to the polls on Tuesday to say yay or nay to a $180,813,057 budget proposal for the 2019-20 school year, one which school officials tout as maintaining program and helping expand pre-kindergarten offerings, while keeping the tax levy increase at just 1.45 percent.
Former Saugerties schools superintendent Seth Turner says the school district he headed from 2009 to 2018 owes him $61,745.40 for unused vacation and sick days. When Turner left the district in late September 2018, the school board denied him the money. Last month, he filed a lawsuit.
The delegates chosen to represent American Legion Post #72 of Saugerties at next month’s annual Boys State program had their first taste last week of what the five-day event is all about.
Over their last two games, the Saugerties High School varsity baseball team has outscored its opponents 30 runs to zero.
Democrat Brian Cahill, the former majority leader of the Ulster County Legislature, will seek to unseat Republican James Maloney for the District 4 seat this fall. Cahill was a legislator from 2006-2009, serving as majority leader in 2008 and 2009.
“It’s similar to regular golf,” said the city’s parks superintendent. “But the neat thing about disc golf is you don’t have to worry about a tee time, you don’t have to pay for greens fees, though there might be a nominal charge if there’s a tournament going on. We really believe it’s going to be a great asset to our parks system. We’re really pleased to have this happen.”