In an emotional farewell Tuesday evening, Common Council President James Noble marked his final meeting presiding over the body where he has served as a behind-the-scenes guiding hand and mentor for generations of neophyte politicos.
A real estate investor with extensive holdings in Uptown Kingston has filed an action with city zoning officials that could derail or at least seriously delay a proposed mixed-use development project in the Stockade District.
Not a ‘no’ vote to be found on $44.4 million 2020 spending plan.
Last week, election officials completed their count of absentee and affidavit ballots, leaving Democrat Dave Clegg with a 45-vote lead over Republican Mike Kavanagh. On Wednesday, Dec. 4, both sides appeared in court to begin the process of counting or dismissing 289 ballots that have been subject to challenges.
Kingston’s planning board is expected to make a key ruling on a major development in Uptown Kingston in December.
A count of absentee and affidavit ballots has left Democrat Dave Clegg clinging to a miniscule 45-vote lead over Republican Mike Kavanagh in the closely watched race for Ulster County district attorney. But with hundreds of ballot challenges awaiting a judge’s ruling — and a county law that will likely trigger an automatic recount of every vote cast — a final decision in the contest could still be weeks away.
Democrats appeared poised to maintain their single-vote majority in the Ulster County Legislature after a count of absentee ballots failed to upend election night results.
Despite a 21-vote margin win by former legislature chairman John Parete over incumbent Democrat Kathy Nolan, Ulster County Democrats appeared poised to maintain their single-vote majority in the Ulster County Legislature after a count of absentee ballots failed to upend election night results.
A 20-year-old SUNY New Paltz student died after a fall while hiking Monday night around the caves in Kingston’s Hasbrouck Park, city police said Tuesday, Nov. 19.
Key members of the Common Council have expressed support for an activist group’s push for major changes to the makeup, training and operations of the city’s police commission. But the City Charter — and ongoing contract talks with the Kingston PBA, the union representing the city’s cops — could complicate the effort.