A request for the extension of site plan approval for a retail plaza in the Town of Ulster last week saw town officials reveal that what some local residents believe is a prehistoric circle of stone pillars is more Fauxhenge than Stonehenge — likely to have been erected in the mid-20th century.
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If approved, Ulster would join New York City and 10 upstate counties that have boosted the legal age for tobacco sales from 18 to 21.
The city is poised to spend $2.3 million to replace underground infrastructure, in conjunction with the state project to install a roundabout at an Uptown Kingston intersection.
Together, the buildings contain 196 units of federal Section 8 housing. The developers, Landmark Preservation, L.C. of New York City, whose two principals attended the IDA session, are guaranteed tens of millions of dollars in tax breaks over a 35-year period.
The Kingston Housing Authority, the city’s largest provider of low-income housing, will name a permanent executive director after a year-long vacancy “as soon as possible,” according to authority commission chairwoman Roseanne Noble.
Mayor Steve Noble is hoping the wave of interest and investment in Kingston will carry with it the redevelopment of a vacant lot in the heart of the Broadway corridor.
Calling the Ulster in 2018 “strong, and getting stronger every single day,” County Executive Mike Hein outlined his agenda for the coming year.
In his own state of the city address Tuesday evening, Common Council Majority Leader Rennie Scott-Childress (D-Ward 3) offered up a ringing defense of Mayor Steve Noble’s progressive “One Kingston” agenda and called on Kingstonians to embrace local government as a force for positive change and economic growth.
Parking restrictions will go into effect at 11 a.m.
A feasibility study for what could be a three-county regional resource recovery facility was unveiled to legislative chairmen and other officials from Ulster, Greene and Sullivan counties at the Ulster Resource Recovery Agency headquarters last week.