A Saugerties man faces misdemeanor charges after he allegedly drove onto the race course during Kingston’s annual Shamrock Run on Sunday, March 10 and resisted police efforts to remove him from his vehicle.
I hadn’t had the pleasure of interviewing acclaimed songwriter and inspiring musicians’ advocate Amanda Palmer in about 11 years, since back when I worked for the now-shuttered AMP magazine. Nowadays she is a regional resident, a mom, a best-selling author and the force behind one of the most debated TED talks ever.
A proposal to merge Kingston’s bus system with Ulster County’s cleared another hurdle on Tuesday when the Common Council voted 7-1 to approve plan. City and county officials expect to complete the merger between Citibus and UCAT by July 1.
Stuyvesant, Coxsackie, Rockland Lake, Danskammer Point, Esopus Island, Crossover Dike – these are just a few of the “lost” lighthouses and lights of the Hudson River. An upcoming lecture at Kingston’s Hudson River Maritime Museum explores their history.
A proposal by Mayor Steve Noble would realign a notoriously tricky Broadway intersection by demolishing a former fast-food restaurant to make room for a roadway while expanding green space at the site. The project is expected to cost $1.2 million in city funds and state grant money.
Kingston is at the forefront of efforts to combat domestic violence with an innovative new program that combines offers of help with an escalating series of sanctions aimed at dissuading perpetrators from further abuse.
Two of the major events this weekend in the ongoing Women’s History Month Kingston events will try to work through the complexities of being both female and a minority.
Comparing the recent Democratic and Republican conventions, it’s clear which way the wind is blowing. “All of those [Republicans] who cared, who spent their careers here and built businesses here have packed up and moved,” said a town supervisor who many hoped would run for the county’s top job.
A naturalization ceremony will take place this Friday, March 8, at 10 a.m., at the Ulster County Courthouse on Wall Street in Kingston.
Sunday, March 10: The City of Kingston is gearing up for its 32nd annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade, preceded by its 31st annual Shamrock Run. Both follow essentially the same two-mile Broadway course, which is mostly flat but ends with a long downhill approaching the Rondout riverfront. The run is believed to be the largest between New York City and Albany.