This week in Faces of Kingston we speak to Tim McArdle, a well-liked family man of many hats who has been a part of the Kingston entertainment community and an area resident for many years.
The Ulster County Legislature District 4 race is a tale of two challengers. Democrat Brian Cahill and Republican Andi Turco-Levin each hope to fill a seat left vacant by the passing of James Maloney in July. Maloney, who was also the assessor in the Town of Ulster, has had his term completed by his wife, Brenda Maloney.
For fashion lovers who want to honor that human beings are behind the clothes we wear and wear clothes that deserve respect, Caroline Brevetti of New Paltz has opened up Conscious Co. Boutique on North Front Street in Kingston. Her goal — establish an ethical and sustainable marketplace for everyone.
Mayor Steve Noble is facing not one but two challengers at the polls as he seeks a second four-year term in office. Noble holds the Democratic and Working Families Party lines. Ellen DiFalco is a registered Democrat who is running on the Republican and Independence party lines. Vincent Rua will appear on the ballot on the Serve America Movement (SAM) party line.
Six months after coasting to victory by a three-to-one margin, County Executive Pat Ryan, a Democrat, faces an electoral rematch with Ulster County Conservative Party Chairman John J. “Jack” Hayes.
Democrat Dave Clegg and Republican Mike Kavanagh, seeking the post of Ulster County district attorney at Nov. 5’s election, offer voters competing visions of the role of the county’s chief law enforcement officer.
Heroin bags with two specific stamps are causing a rash of overdoses in Ulster and Greene counties.
Tubby’s in Kingston (586 Broadway) regularly hosts acclaimed and interesting music, from well-known names like Thalia Zedek to Oneida to up-and-coming regional acts like Hen In The Foxhouse or Silverdome. This Saturday, Nov. 2 will find the venue hosting a special regional welcome-back show of sorts for psych-folk artist and consistent anti-violence activist Globelamp.
Kingston was ranked fifth best small city and sixth best U.S. city overall for teachers in a survey of 380 cities by AdvisorSmith, an business insurance company. It weighed factors like job availability, compensation and cost of living.
This week for a special Faces of Kingston, I was pleased to chat with popular media personality, entertainer and all around good pet mom and rock ’n’ roll local MK Burnell. Let’s get right to it.