A free community dinner celebrating Black History Month will be held on January 31 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at
This week in Faces of Kingston, we talk to local resident Kelsey Bujak about her feelings regarding our city and her general life interests. Thank you Kelsey for being a good sport, divulging some fond memories, making some insightful points and plugging cool aspects of life here.
Members of the Kingston Police Department patrol and detective division immediately responded to the scene. The investigation determined that three shots were fired towards a group of people standing by a car parked alongside the back of 579 Broadway. All three bullets missed the persons and the car and struck 579 Broadway. No one was struck or injured.
Following a campaign season that brought it to the brink of extinction, the new chairman of the Kingston Republican Committee said that he was planning to rebuild the group from the ground up.
Kingston school officials have begun work on the 2020-21 district budget. Though they won’t be ready to reveal the preliminary figures for a few weeks, there are already areas of concern.
The best business deals are those that start out with two parties each needing what the other can offer. Jim Hyland, whose firm The Farm Bridge presently employs about 50 people in the TechCity facility in the Town of Ulster, intends to move soon. He needs about 40,000 square feet of space for his food processing business. Jim Hull, owner of 36 malls in the nation, has that much space — and more — available at the Hudson Valley Mall three minutes away across Route 9W. Will the two get together? They’re working on it.
Democratic committee chairs appointed by Donaldson include Lynn Archer of Ways and Means; Bartels of Laws and Rules; Jim Delaune of Legislative Programs, Education and Community Services; Manna Jo Greene of Energy and Environment; new legislator Eve Walter of Law Enforcement and Public Safety; and returning legislator Brian Cahill of Economic Development, Tourism, Housing, Planning and Transit.
Seeking a local strategy to combat the devastation of the opioid epidemic, Ulster County sheriff Juan Figueroa and a panel of counselors, healthcare professionals, advocates and justice-system officials outlined methods and fielded questions from a crowd of about 60 people at SUNY Ulster Wednesday, January 15.
The stellar and melodic indie rock band called The Jennifer Shop is one of the most incredible new musical acts in the area. Helmed by introspective singer and instrumentalist Jack Manley along with a cast of cohorts, the group really blew me away recently when I saw them share a bill with Globelamp. The songs just swirled with life and enthusiasm, reminding listeners of heartfelt moments or the excitement of tackling new frontiers. This up-and-coming band is appearing at BSP on 1/24 alongside popular act JK Vanderbilt.
The owner of a planned restaurant nearby says the Planning Board failed to consider the impacts of the large mixed-use project, which consists of a 420-car garage, 143 apartments, a 32-room boutique hotel, a pedestrian plaza, and 9000 square feet of retail and restaurant space.