On September 11, Laticia Wilson, 34, of Kingston, was arrested by Ulster County Sheriff’s Department and charged with the felonies
Scammers are offering Medicare beneficiaries “free” screenings or cheek swabs for genetic testing to obtain their Medicare information for identity theft or fraudulent billing purposes. Fraudsters are targeting beneficiaries through telemarketing calls, booths at public events, health fairs, and door-to-door visits.
The Kingston High School varsity girls soccer team is 1-1 on the season, quickly finding their rhythm in a 6-1 win over Pine Bush on Tuesday, just days after opening their Orange County Interscholastic Athletic Association 2019 campaign with a tough 1-0 defeat against Valley Central.
The Kingston Fire Department will hold its annual marking of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks next Wednesday, Sept. 11 at Fireman’s Park on Washington Avenue. Attendees are asked to gather at 8:30 a.m.; the ceremony will begin at 8:46 a.m., when American Airlines Flight 11 hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center. The public is encouraged to attend.
Mayor Steve Noble has asked the Common Council to approve $32,000 in funding to study vacancy rates in some of the city’s rental housing units. The survey would clear the way for the introduction of rent regulation in Kingston under the newly passed statewide Emergency Tenant Protection Act.
City officials say that the developers of the proposed Kingstonian project have completed a series of studies on the environmental impact of the mixed-use complex eyed for Uptown. Now the city’s planning board will decide whether to accept those studies as sufficient, or seek a more exhaustive environmental review process.
Kingston’s mayoral race will be a three-way contest after a fourth candidate ended his campaign. Meanwhile, nine members of the Kingston Republican Committee have resigned to throw their support behind third-party candidate Vince Rua.
New Year’s morning, 2018. On the radio was a clip of the retirement dinner of a Hudson Valley politician. The words, and the voice saying, “I have always put people over politics” were those of Senator Bill Larkin, and those familiar words sent me on a trip down memory lane.
The Town of Ulster last week completed the rehabilitation of Morton Boulevard, a complex-yet-brief project planned and executed by town Highway Superintendent Frank Petramale with the assistance of other departments within the municipality and the highway departments of neighboring communities.
The victim was treated for a gunshot wound to the abdomen and later released.