The Kingston Land Trust will celebrate the opening of the Kingston Point rail-trail’s first phase from Jansen Avenue to Garraghan Drive with a free community block party this Saturday, September 21 from 3:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Rondout Savings Bank parking lot at 300 Broadway in Kingston.
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On The Hill Antiques is a lovely antique center at 41 Broadway in the heart of Kingston’s historic waterfront. Owner Suzanne Schreter has been a fixture of Hudson Valley’s antique community for more than three decades. She took the time from a busy day to show me around one of the most fun shops in the area and to tell me a bit about her experiences running her well-regarded store.
Hey young writers! The City of Kingston and the Kingston Times are teaming up for an essay contest and the winner will have their work printed in this newspaper! The contest is open to youth ages 9-13 who live in the Kingston City School District.
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.
How do we form our relationships to art, sound or the self? Is it all pre-conditioning or situational or does some part of it essentially come from some Platonic realm of forms or a divine spark we channel while in this mortal coil? It is a fascinating subject, a mansion-sized conversation with many rooms and theories to wander through. The answer can also be different for each individual, I’d wager.
Dustin Bryant is the operator of the popular and important Planet Woodstock Music store at 1112 Morton Blvd. in Kingston. A premiere spot for music gear, in-store events and servicing as well as a small vinyl shop, the place is a one stop shop for musicians in these parts and was a dream come true for longtime Kingston enthusiast Bryant.
The Kingston American Legion Post 150 Ulster Fillies softball team had their best-ever run in an 18-under Open or A softball Nationals tournament, finishing second in a tournament in Ocean City, Maryland two weeks ago.
Sunday, Sept. 1: Taking place at the T. R. Gallo Waterfront Park on the Rondout Creek, the Hooley’s four main venues feature live music, step dancing, storytelling and traditional music for all ages. Many food and craft vendors will be on-site. Focused on family, this event is free to all, Irish or not. For a full schedule of events and performances, visit the website below.
The executive director of the Ulster County SPCA, she’s a very interesting person with a range of life experiences who has been many places. You can tell she takes her job helping animals seriously.
Keegan Ales on a Thursday night is somewhat of a Kingston tradition at this point for anyone who has lived