By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 21, 2010 - 3:23 pm
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer has been working overtime to keep the good citizens of New York safe this week. On Saturday, he made an appearance in Kingston to warn his constituents of the dangers of cancer-causing sunscreen. (Oddly, in the video taken by... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Jun. 10, 2010 - 12:38 pm
Protestations by Kingston superintendent Gerard Gretzinger notwithstanding, it looks like Kingston High School has a cockroach problem. Though it could be worse, the Freeman reports. Cory Kassler, a senior public health sanitarian for the Ulster County... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Jun. 9, 2010 - 2:05 pm
Kingston school Superintendent Gerard Gretzinger felt it necessary to strike down an anonymous complaint about cockroaches in the cafeteria of Kingston High School yesterday with some strong rhetoric. According to the Daily Freeman, Gretzinger insisted... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jun. 8, 2010 - 3:19 pm
Wanted by the City of Kingston police as a suspect in a sexual assault on May 27: This man, possibly named Adam. Hat tip to Kingston Neighborhood Watch.
By Julia Reischel on Monday, Jun. 7, 2010 - 3:43 pm
Vera Farmiga is in Kingston today, filming her directorial debut, "Higher Ground." (She's been scouting for talent for the movie a while now.) As the Times Herald-Record reports, the production crew is closing down a few streets entirely. That plan... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jun. 7, 2010 - 2:37 am
Looks like Tom Golisano's not the only New Yorker to flee to the bosom of the Sunshine State because of taxes. Kingston business Uptown Cigar Co., facing a possible 90% excise tax on tobacco, is headed south too: The store, which has stood at the corner... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jun. 4, 2010 - 12:30 pm
First Kingston was overpaying for welfare services by $40,000. Then that figure became $64,000. Now, according to an audit, it's more like $105,000, according to the Daily Freeman.
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 2, 2010 - 10:11 am
Remember Janet Hicks and Eddie Mullins? Last year, the New York Times wrote the thirtysomething Brooklyn art types into a story about upstate home buyers. (Bonus points to the Times for the title: The New Country Squires.) Not content to sit around... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Tuesday, Jun. 1, 2010 - 11:19 am
Flickr user ritchie 59, a woodworker living near Kingston, spotted this wood-sided hot rod with its rat hood ornament in Kingston last week: someone's custom woodie coupe project.....kingston ny.....old chevy truck body? Photo used with permission.
By WP Newsroom on Friday, May. 28, 2010 - 5:54 pm
Kingston's a tough town -- and with a massive federal crackdown on gang activity in Newburgh just wrapping up, locals are worried it could get tougher. But civic-minded residents are determined to fight back. Yesterday, Kingston's energetic new... Read more


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