Automobiles were something else 114 years ago, when the 1903 Automobile Endurance Run being commemorated by the Catskill Conquest Pilot Rally Saturday, September 23, took place over several early October days, marked by heavy rains and floods along the run’s 800 mile path from Weehawken, NJ to Pittsburgh, PA.
‘On an actual water rescue call, the goal is, nobody gets wet.’
Sections of sidewalk along Main and Partition streets will be replaced. Work is expected to begin this fall.
The Home of Champions project aims to convert the longtime home of former world heavyweight boxing champion Floyd Patterson and his family into a site where high-achieving youth who are aging out of foster care can hone their leadership skills.
“A hundred people drove past and, to tell you the truth, a good 75 to 80 percent of them just had their phones up taking video.”
Local activists are calling for Kingston cops to be held accountable for the July arrest and use of a Taser on a man while he was walking down Broadway with an open container of beer, calling the incident a clear example of excessive force.
The six-mile ride included several bicyclists who had been hit by cars, including Gabriela O’Shea, who was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash the year before. The 125-plus riders urged the construction of more paved shoulders, the passage of a law protecting bicyclists from passing cars, and a general awareness among motorists and bicyclists that the roads should be shared.
“I fear that I will have to leave my family, especially my daughter. I am terrified to be separated from my husband — he is my rock — he keeps me safe.”
There are few details at this point, but preliminary plans call for a mix of retail, residential and commercial uses, as well as at least 200 public parking spots.
What’s art? What art can or should be regulated in the village of Saugerties historic district?