A new proposal would increase legislators’ terms from two years to four years, but limit them to three terms total. It would also limit the county executive position, which already has a four-year term, to three terms.
City residents are getting one more chance to weigh in on how to spend a $10 million grant for Uptown Kingston before state officials make the final call on how the money will be spent.
A request for the extension of site plan approval for a retail plaza in the Town of Ulster last week saw town officials reveal that what some local residents believe is a prehistoric circle of stone pillars is more Fauxhenge than Stonehenge — likely to have been erected in the mid-20th century.
Eight Kingston High footballers and their coach have crafted their most intimate moments into monologues fit for the stage. On Friday, Feb. 9, they presented the results to an audience of 160 people at the Kingston High School auditorium.
If approved, Ulster would join New York City and 10 upstate counties that have boosted the legal age for tobacco sales from 18 to 21.
The city is poised to spend $2.3 million to replace underground infrastructure, in conjunction with the state project to install a roundabout at an Uptown Kingston intersection.
A blast of fresh air blew into the local congressional race last week in the person of independent candidate Diane Neal of Hurley, a familiar face for constituents who watch primetime police procedurals.
Together, the buildings contain 196 units of federal Section 8 housing. The developers, Landmark Preservation, L.C. of New York City, whose two principals attended the IDA session, are guaranteed tens of millions of dollars in tax breaks over a 35-year period.
February is Black History Month, and Kingston is celebrating as never before, with events scheduled nearly every day through the end of the month.
The Kingston Housing Authority, the city’s largest provider of low-income housing, will name a permanent executive director after a year-long vacancy “as soon as possible,” according to authority commission chairwoman Roseanne Noble.