‘I’m going to be straight with you, I have my reservations,’ said Sheriff Juan Figueroa, who took office in January. ‘But what we’re doing isn’t working. We have to try a new approach.’
The spending plan includes new allocations on initiatives in line with Ryan’s progressive vision for county government while holding the line on taxes.
The alleged mastermind of a marijuana robbery scheme that ended in the shooting death of a Kingston man was sentenced to 25 years to life in state prison last week.
Residents at some local apartment complexes have been hit with huge rent increases in recent weeks. City officials say they believe the rent hikes are an attempt by landlords to get ahead of looming rent regulation.
The city’s zoning enforcement officer handed developers of the proposed Kingstonian project a victory last week when he rejected arguments by an activist group that the controversial condo, parking and boutique hotel complex eyed for the Stockade District didn’t need to include affordable housing to comply with the requirements of the zoning code’s Mixed Use Overlay District (MUOD) where it would be located.
A Kingston teen who confessed to a shooting and killing a man during a marijuana robbery gone wrong last year said in county court this week that he wants to withdraw his guilty plea.
Saying they anticipate a lawsuit over the Kingstonian, city officials say they will no longer discuss the controversial proposed project with an activist group critical of the plan unless attorneys are present.
A Kingston man is facing felony charges following an investigation into heroin sales in the city.
On a sunny Monday morning in Uptown Kingston, Michelle Hinchey officially launched her campaign for state Senate, flanked by a Who’s Who of local Democratic elected officials, and standing in the same spot where her father — a legend in local politics — launched his political career 47 years earlier.
Today, U.S. Rep. Antonio Delgado (D-Rhinebeck) called on Congress to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, citing the president’s admission yesterday that he discussed former Vice President and current Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son with the president of Ukraine.