Kingston Stockade FC’s upward trajectory continued over the weekend as they picked up their first win of the 2019 campaign, a dramatic 2-1 result on the road against National Premier Soccer League foe the Rhode Island Reds.
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Adrian Manuel, who graduated from Kingston High School in 1996, is a school principal and educator whose success at turning around failing inner-city schools earned him kudos in the national media.
This Saturday, May 11, The Children’s Home of Kingston will revive an old tradition with its “Partnership Recognition” dinner at the Capital Tavern, on the grounds of the Wiltwyck Golf Club.
John Goodsall and jazz fusion giants Brand X will be making a special appearance this month at our own BSP Kingston this Friday, May 10.
“It’s similar to regular golf,” said the city’s parks superintendent. “But the neat thing about disc golf is you don’t have to worry about a tee time, you don’t have to pay for greens fees, though there might be a nominal charge if there’s a tournament going on. We really believe it’s going to be a great asset to our parks system. We’re really pleased to have this happen.”
Kingston Stockade FC will open its fourth season of local soccer at Dietz Stadium on Saturday, May 4. They’ll host the New York Cosmos, the reigning champion of the North Atlantic Conference of the National Premier Soccer League (NPSL).
Dave Brenner is a sound architect and mind-pirate who performs in the noise project Gridfailure, which sounds like a haunted insane asylum under construction — a parade of jackhammers and banshee screams mixed with moments of uneasy calm. He’s bringing his chameleon-like sound project to Tubby’s on Broadway with local hardcore band Parkbench Messiah and Philly black metallurgists Zud in tow this Thursday, May 2 for a special night.
In numerous ways the Lawsons, who raised their three sons in a house on Foxhall Avenue in a predominantly white neighborhood, bridged Kingston’s racial divide. But racism’s spectre often raised its head in forms that, though occasionally covert, were always painful.
Earlier this year, Kingston Boy Scout Troop 7 members Austin Murphy and Alex Wells attained Scouting’s highest achievement — the rank of Eagle Scout.
Coming up on the rock ’n’ roll front, one of my very favorite modern metal bands make their much-anticipated return to Kingston.