Kingston planners are considering a proposal to increase the number of luxury cabins and make other improvements at the former Hutton Brick factory property on the Hudson, near Kingston Point. If approved as planned, the development will include 31 luxury cabins, at minimum, on the 72-acre site.
Musician Lara Hope will be the second recipient of Kingston’s bi-annual Distinguished Artist Award. The award will be presented Thursday, November 12 at 5:30 p.m. in a live-streamed ceremony on the Facebook pages of City of Kingston, Arts Commission, Lara Hope and event sponsor Radio Kingston.
The screenings will be held on Fridays and Saturdays from July 31 to Sept. 26 at Tech City, 300 Enterprise Dr. in the town of Ulster, and include films such as Back to the Future, Toy Story 4, The Lion King, Little Women and the two most recent Star Wars films.
The only thing to do was to protect the indigenous spruce minding its own business being beautiful. I want no reward from the spruce except its continued existence. Other than this invasive inconvenience, there’s no good reason my descendants – or anyone’s – shouldn’t be able to cast their eyes on this lovely conifer for at least another century.
I have begun performing in front of living people again.
WinterFest returned to the Hudson Valley Rail Trail last Saturday with 19 regional restaurants and businesses bringing their best batches of chili to compete for the “Best of Fest” People’s Choice Award. Sal’s Place, pot #7, took First Place in the chili contest, On A Roll Deli took Second Place for the contents of Pot #8 and Thyme & Place Catering and the Gateway Diner tied for Third Place for Pot #3 and pot #14 respectively.staff
“Legislator [Hector] Rodriguez violated the public trust, violated women, and is unfit for public service,” wrote Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan upon receipt last Friday of an independent investigative report from a partner in an Albany law firm addressed to county personnel officer Sheree Cross. Rodriguez’s disturbing actions constituted a gross violation of the public trust, Ryan wrote. Had they involved any member of his administration, they would have led to summary dismissal.
The Steve Miller Band, a mainstay of the ’60s San Francisco music scene will top a fine double bill beginning at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 28 at UPAC, 601 Broadway, Kingston. Also appearing will be Grammy winning country start Marty Stuart & His Fabulous Superlatives.
Police arrested a 59-year-old Kingston man following an early morning fight near the traffic circle linking Rt. 28, Rt. 587, Washington Ave. and the exit 19 Thruway tollbooths.
State Police arrested Douglas H. Lackner, 74, of Lake Katrine, on Tuesday, following a report of a male masturbating in front