Kingston police say one person died and three others suffered non-fatal overdoses after using what cops believe is cocaine laced with the deadly opioid fentanyl.
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District Attorney Holley Carnright said this week that he believes a lack of proactive policing in Midtown Kingston and an increase in anti-police sentiment has complicated law enforcement’s efforts to address violent crime and drug trafficking in the neighborhood.
In the latest chapter of the tortured saga of TechCity, Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan on Monday, Nov. 4 announced a county takeover of two tax-delinquent parcels at the former IBM Kingston site following a summary judgment by County Judge Donald A. Williams.
Last week, a Kingston teen was sentenced to 17 years to life in state prison for his role in a marijuana robbery last year that ended in murder.
A rollercoaster of an election night, followed by a suspenseful Wednesday morning, ended up with the closely watched race for Ulster County District Attorney in a virtual dead heat, even as Democrats secured decisive victories in two more countywide races and appeared poised to maintain their one-vote majority in the County Legislature.
Kingston police are looking for three suspects in a Nov. 1 home invasion killing. According to police, Myron Moye Jr., 36, was shot and killed inside his residence at 38 West O’Reilly St. sometime around 2 a.m. It was the second murder in Midtown Kingston in a week.
Kingston Mayor Steve Noble won a second four-year term in office Tuesday, beating out two challengers in what he described as an affirmation that Kingston was on the right track and behind his progressive agenda.
County Executive Pat Ryan of Gardiner coasted to his first full four-year term Tuesday night, with the Democrat easily winning a rematch election with Ulster County Conservative Party Chairman Jack Hayes, also of Gardiner, who was running on the Republican line as well.
The Ulster County Legislature District 4 race is a tale of two challengers. Democrat Brian Cahill and Republican Andi Turco-Levin each hope to fill a seat left vacant by the passing of James Maloney in July. Maloney, who was also the assessor in the Town of Ulster, has had his term completed by his wife, Brenda Maloney.
For fashion lovers who want to honor that human beings are behind the clothes we wear and wear clothes that deserve respect, Caroline Brevetti of New Paltz has opened up Conscious Co. Boutique on North Front Street in Kingston. Her goal — establish an ethical and sustainable marketplace for everyone.