“She’s here!” Intermittent rain and a sustained sense of excitement both permeated the air outside the Golden Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingston last Friday afternoon, as friends and admirers of Noami Leaf Halpern gathered to wish her a happy 106th birthday – pandemic-style, through window glass.
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Nurseries are among the few local businesses that have blossomed this spring. While fear of the pandemic may have ravaged the mind, it was planting that revitalized the soul.
The pandemic may have forced local communities to change their Independence Day plans, but the July Fourth weekend will still give people across the Hudson Valley opportunities to celebrate.
Local pools are being filled, lifeguards being hired, and new safety protocols put into place. Ulster County residents will have
A Call for Artists has been announced for a new annual fine-arts exhibition and competition this September. Regional in scope, the Kingston Annual 2020 will be hosted jointly by the Kingston Midtown Arts District (MAD) and Arts Society of Kingston (ASK).
“The end goal is to have a comprehensive document that’s an assessment of what’s currently in the city and also hopefully some sort of plan and strategy of what the future of arts and culture should look like.”
Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that Ulster County will be presenting an Independence Weekend Salute to essential workers.
Topics include: Mid-Hudson Region enters phase III of reopening; Kingston playgrounds open; Wilbur Avenue paving project; and more.
The first Kingston Reads city-wide book club will take place in July, and kicks off with a book that has resonance at this time in history: So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo.
Kingston Point Beach will officially open on the first day of summer, Saturday, June 20, 2020. Lifeguards will be on duty five days a week, Wednesday through Sunday, from 10:00am-5:00pm.