The vote was met with cheers from the 20 or so supporters of the center who sat through the four-and-a-half-hour meeting to witness it. The unanimous decision by the board marked the end of a long and contentious approval process for a project that met strong opposition from some neighbors who expressed concern about the building’s scale and its impact on a largely residential street.
Ulster County sheriff candidate Juan Figueroa says if elected, he’ll take a different approach to the opiate crisis.
And so it came to pass that in the Year of Our Lord 2018 our humble columnist (that’s myself, in case you were wondering) found themself eating Annie’s organic honey Bunny Grahams in bed and pondering which of the 10 albums from tribal metal legend Max Cavalera’s Soulfly is the heaviest.
Against the proposed Ulster power plant; public transportation possibilities; a lot is happening.
A recently minted activist group is calling on the Kingston Common Council to hold off approval for any new police contract that fails to include new language governing drug and alcohol testing for officers, and indemnification for cops’ off-duty actions.
If the Democratic candidates challenge the signatures of rivals, it could narrow the field, which increases the number of votes needed to win. What to do?
Few of the players who turned up on Saturday morning will get a call to come work with the first unit, and even fewer might get into a Stockade game this season. But with the team looking to build not only for the present, but also the future, club officials were pleased with what they saw on the frosty Dietz grounds.
A new activist group plans to focus on harnessing grassroots energy to address city-level issues like housing and police-community relations. Rise Up Kingston also plans to address big-picture issues, like racism, at a local level. The group will host a launch party and fundraiser at Rough Draft Bar and Books on Monday, April 16.
Born on his father’s farm in Highland six days before Germany’s Red Baron was shot down, Edwin Millard Ford, Kingston’s iconic historian, will mark his centenary with a gathering of some 125 invited guests at White Eagle Hall on April 15.
U.S. Soccer this week announced the first-round pairings for the 105th edition of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup, with Kingston Stockade FC set to hit the road when it battles the Long Island Rough Riders Soccer Club of the Premier Development League (PDL) on Wednesday, May 9.