Kingston’s school district has announced that Kira Milgrim is the valedictorian and Coleman Kane-Horrigan the salutatorian of the Kingston High School Class of 2019. The pair were narrowly separated by decimal points in their grade-point averages.
Kingston mayor Steve Noble credits strong fiscal discipline and higher-than-anticipated revenues for a windfall in the city’s reserve fund that will pay for additional paving projects this summer. But his Republican opponent in this fall’s election cites the city’s robust fund balance as evidence of overtaxation of Kingston property owners.
This week we are going to meet Ejay Bell, a chill person who is a 28-year-old local comedian with a very sharp wit on stage, not to mention a big heart that holds a lot of love for the community.
The New York State Department of Health (DOH) has granted full project approval to HealthAlliance for the significant expansion of its hospital on Mary’s Avenue in Kingston.
After serving as interim county exec for several months, Reiter was tapped to lead the comptroller’s office. Both the county executive and comptroller at the start of 2019 left to take state jobs.
Patrick Ryan was sworn in as Ulster County executive on Friday, June 7, marking the first transition of power since the office was established a decade ago.
“It is certainly within the city’s purview to regulate artwork installed on city property,” writes a reader. “But to create a further barrier to creation and expression on the facade of a privately owned business or home seems deeply misplaced to me.”
So far, over 100 municipal IDs have been issued, city says.
In April, Kingston City School District Superintendent Paul Padalino and Kingston Mayor Steve Noble expressed confidence that a deal to transfer full ownership of Dietz Stadium to the city was imminent.Two months later, a deal has yet to be struck, and some members of the Board of Education are questioning whether the district should proceed.
The Kingston planning board this week declined to make a key ruling on the scope of an environmental review of the Kingstonian, the proposed residential, parking and hotel project in Uptown Kingston.