The CMRR is also asking Ulster County to allow the railroad to cross Route 28A in Stony Hollow, where its track has been paved over, and to continue renovating track to MP 10.01 near the Ashokan Reservoir.
Local law-enforcement officials say the state’s new red-flag law will give the public a valuable tool to prevent mass shootings by getting guns out of the hands of potentially dangerous people. But gun-rights advocates worry that the law will deprive law abiding gun owners of due process and leave them vulnerable to abuse or harassment.
The Kingston High School (KHS) Tiger Marching Band took first place in its division last Saturday evening at its first state Field Band Conference competition of the season in Schenectady.
The Kingston pre-kindergarten center at the Meagher School is off to a quick start, with new students getting more acclimated by the day. School officials say they’re hoping to open pre-K by two more classrooms in January by way of a state grant.
The Kingston Land Trust will celebrate the opening of the Kingston Point rail-trail’s first phase from Jansen Avenue to Garraghan Drive with a free community block party this Saturday, September 21 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Rondout Savings Bank parking lot at 300 Broadway in Kingston.
Murder charges against 36-year-old Lance J. Ferguson, a Kingston man being held for the August 9 slaying of a homeless man near an encampment on the banks of the Esopus Creek, have been put on hold after a court declared him incompetent to stand trial.
On The Hill Antiques is a lovely antique center at 41 Broadway in the heart of Kingston’s historic waterfront. Owner Suzanne Schreter has been a fixture of Hudson Valley’s antique community for more than three decades. She took the time from a busy day to show me around one of the most fun shops in the area and to tell me a bit about her experiences running her well-regarded store.
Approximately 50 new citizens will take their Oaths of Allegiance accepting the responsibilities of an American, while also gaining the rights and privileges afforded to most Americans by birth.
Hey young writers! The City of Kingston and the Kingston Times are teaming up for an essay contest and the winner will have their work printed in this newspaper! The contest is open to youth ages 9-13 who live in the Kingston City School District.
Five weeks after stones falling from a CSX train damaged vehicles and injured two people on Abeel Street, and one day after U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer held a press conference in Kingston to demand action from the company, railroad workers cleared debris from a trestle across the Rondout Creek. But CSX officials have yet to respond to Schumer’s demand for safety netting under the bridge — and a full accounting of the July 30 incident.