Monday, May 28 will be Kingston’s traditional Memorial Day ceremony, set for 1 p.m. in front of City Hall. At 1:45 p.m., the parade will step off from Andrew St. and will proceed along Broadway towards Uptown Kingston.
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The honorees included a sharp-eyed patrolman who helped detectives swiftly crack a murder case and a trio of officers credited with saving a heart attack victim.
Kingston Stockade FC had its first ever taste of US Open Cup action on Wednesday night, falling to the Long Island Rough Riders 6-3 in double overtime on a chilly night in Massapequa Park. Kingston went up 2-0 before the Rough Riders found their rhythm in the second half.
Kingston Stockade FC’s third season in the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL) is just around the corner, with the first official game taking place when the Rhode Island Reds visit Dietz Stadium on Saturday, May 12. But first, a friendly followed by a trip to Long Island for the club’s first-ever appearance in the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.
The Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History, located in a historic bakery in the Rondout that catered to the Kingston community for much of the 20th century, is making major strides toward becoming a bona fide museum.
Kingston Stockade FC semi-pro soccer returns to Dietz Stadium early next month, but the team will see its first unofficial action of the 2018 season this Friday, April 27 at 7 p.m. when they head to Poughkeepsie to take on the NCAA Division I Marist Red Foxes men’s soccer team.
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And so it came to pass that in the Year of Our Lord 2018 our humble columnist (that’s myself, in case you were wondering) found themself eating Annie’s organic honey Bunny Grahams in bed and pondering which of the 10 albums from tribal metal legend Max Cavalera’s Soulfly is the heaviest.
Few of the players who turned up on Saturday morning will get a call to come work with the first unit, and even fewer might get into a Stockade game this season. But with the team looking to build not only for the present, but also the future, club officials were pleased with what they saw on the frosty Dietz grounds.
A new activist group plans to focus on harnessing grassroots energy to address city-level issues like housing and police-community relations. Rise Up Kingston also plans to address big-picture issues, like racism, at a local level. The group will host a launch party and fundraiser at Rough Draft Bar and Books on Monday, April 16.