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Kingston mayor says new grants office at City Hall a boon to the budget

Kingston mayor says new grants office at City Hall a boon to the budget

With the city increasingly relying on grant money to fund everything from new sidewalks and sewer upgrades to firefighters and an in-house health and wellness consultant, Mayor Steve Noble is seeking a beefed-up administrative team to handle the complex task of managing existing grants and seeking out new ones. Noble’s proposed 2019 city budget includes a request for $93,580 in new spending to fund a dedicated Office of Grants Management at City Hall.

Ulster’s blue wave: Delgado, Figueroa win as Dems enjoy a good night

Ulster’s blue wave: Delgado, Figueroa win as Dems enjoy a good night

As President Donald Trump delivered a midterm election message that leaned heavily on foreboding and fear, first-time congressional candidate Antonio Delgado was urging his supporters to “lean into your love.” On election night, voters across the sprawling 19th Congressional District did just that, electing the 41-year-old former corporate attorney and unseating Republican John Faso.