A State Supreme Court ruling will put Rupco’s proposal to build 66 units of affordable senior housing at the site of the former Kingston Alms House back before the city’s planning board.
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For a year, the Town of Esopus has been working on its new comprehensive plan, and now the results are in.
It begins on April Fool’s, but it’s not a joke — as a result of the collapse in the global market for recyclables and the Ulster County Resource Recovery Agency’s decision to stop accepting the city’s single-stream recycling, dual-stream recycling will commence Monday, April 1, the city announced March 13.
Legal Services of the Hudson Valley will have two attorneys on hand to explain tenant rights and how they can represent themselves in court, 1 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the Kirkland Building, 2 Main St. in Uptown Kingston.
The party’s convention didn’t produce a candidate for the April 30 special election to fill the county’s top job. Weeks later, it was announced that county Conservative Party Chair Jack Hayes would step into the breach. His opponent will be Democrat Pat Ryan, also of Gardiner, who rose to prominence in last year’s bid for Congress.
A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered in connection with two town of Ulster gun store robberies. “We don’t want to see innocent people get hurt,” said the ATF.
The results of the city of Kingston’s survey on what should be done with the canopies in Uptown Kingston are in. A wide majority of the 628 total responders – 77 percent – favor repairing and rebuilding the canopies. An equally wide majority – 74 percent – of the responding property owners who have Pike Plan easements favored tearing the canopies down.
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.
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.
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.