Hailing it as both vital for helping family farms keep going and as an example of how laws can actually be made in our era of hyper-partisan politics, U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado announced this week the signing by President Trump of the Family Farmer Relief Act.
The Kingston Planning Board may, at a special meeting set for Sept. 11, be ready to decide just how thorough a review the proposed Kingstonian condo-hotel-parking project will get. Or it may not.
About three dozen people have combined their all-volunteer efforts to put together a varied and deep schedule of events seeking to educate and celebrate women’s contributions to life in Kingston and beyond.
New Ulster sheriff promises a different approach; names Eric Benjamin undersheriff.
A panel of local media leaders – including our own Geddy Sveikauskas – was recently convened to discuss the future of their industry, and what that means for local communities.
Those behind the Kingstonian, a mixed residential, hotel, commercial, parking and public space project being pitched for the heart of the Stockade District, said at a public presentation Tuesday, Oct. 23 that they expect to have their first documents before the planning board sometime in November.
According to County Executive Mike Hein, the money will be used to enhance the Midtown Linear Park rail trail project, including playground equipment and trail amenities.
Just days before the Sept. 13 Democratic Party primary, Cynthia Nixon and Zephyr Teachout were in the area, going door-to-door in Kingston last Sunday to tout their bids for the Democratic nomination for governor and attorney general respectively.
Recalling the stunned silence that greeted the planning board’s 3-2 vote Monday to reject the site plan for Rupco’s Landmark Place project for the old city alms house, I feel pretty safe in saying that no one in the room, maybe not even those who voted against it, expected it to fail.
After 20 months of review, hundreds of public comments and a 17-minute reading of the resolution calling for Rupco’s Landmark Place project’s site plan and special use permit to be granted final approval, the crucial number at Monday night’s Kingston Planning Board meeting was three.