The railroad cut where Anthony Garro Jr.’s body was found last week has long served as a convenient shortcut for foot-mobile Midtown residents to get to work or shopping at Kingston plaza. But the sunken right of way running through densely populated neighborhoods has also earned a reputation as a gritty corridor where homeless alcoholics and drug users congregate, and prostitutes ply their trade.
In Rally Point, his third book, former Congressman Chris Gibson uses his own life journey as an Army combat commander, three-term Republican congressman and college professor as a template to return the country to its founding values, “under God,” and future prosperity.
The circumstances of Anthony Garro Jr.’s demise, beaten to death beneath a bridge known as a hangout for homeless alcoholics were a long way from his beginnings as the beloved adopted son of an Ivy League-educated scientist and academic and a special education teacher who struggled to help him overcome the aftereffects of alcohol-related brain damage done to him in utero.
The Kingston High School varsity boys’ basketball team opened its season over the weekend by winning the inaugural run of its own RYAN Tournament on the new gym floor at Kate Walton Field House.
If Democrats don’t let Progressives in, they will lose. That’s not a threat, it’s a fact.
Under the budget passed by the Kingston Common Council on Tuesday, users of nine municipal parking lots in the city will be able to purchase annual parking passes for $100 or monthly permits for $20.
A woman was killed earlier this afternoon by a CSX train in the town of Ulster near the Tractor Supply store. The cause of the accident remains under investigation.
The project would take up around three acres at the intersection of Frank Sottile Blvd. and Miron Ln., with a building housing the equipment planned for between 30-40 feet in height. An exhaust stack would rise above the structure, less than 100-ft total in height.
The city won’t have a single Republican on its council next year. The question is if alderman-elect Patrick O’Reilly, who is not a member of any party, could serve in the roll of minority leader.
Selections from the 11/30 print edition.