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.
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.
A detailed rendering of a new Saugerties animal shelter and a schematic of its interior have been commissioned by a committee of local stakeholders. According to Adele Zinderman, daughter of shelter founder Marie Post and administrator of the Saugerties Animal Welfare Fund, these plans are a crucial element to receive needed grant funding for the proposed building.
A 22-year-old Kingston man is in jail after police say he chased a group while armed with a shotgun at Riccardi Elementary in Glasco.