VanBlarcum lost the sheriff’s race by a decisive 6,367 votes. But compare that with the county totals in the congressional race, where John Faso lost by three times as much, and that doesn’t look so bad. In a less politically engaged year, he might have won.
For my first concert plug of 2019, we are going to take a look at a stirring folk influenced concert in nearby Woodstock.
The city is putting together a zoning task force and is seeking qualified applicants to volunteer their time to work on multiple facets of Kingston’s zoning-related issues.
Noble is likely to touch on 2019’s zero-growth budget, a pending merger between Ulster County Area Transit and Citibus and last month’s passage of a municipal ID law sought by immigration rights advocates. Noble can also point to millions in new grant funding and the expected redevelopment of a city-owned parking lot Uptown into a mixed-use residential and commercial hub dubbed “The Kingstonian.”
The Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency will continue to accept single-stream recycling from the City of Kingston through the end of February.
New Ulster sheriff promises a different approach; names Eric Benjamin undersheriff.
Concerned parents and community members are seeking answers from the Kingston City School District following a mid-December incident at M. Clifford Miller Middle School where a student shot a BB gun in a boys’ bathroom.
This Thursday, as Congress returns to work (though the government is still shut down), IndivisibleNY19 and other allied groups will hold a rally at Grand St. and Broadway from noon to 1 p.m.
Occupying the formerly quite static Broadway Joe’s, Tubby’s offers charm, warmth, a great menu and much friendlier vibes.
Listen, life is too short to spend every day wishing it was different.