March Gallagher for Ulster County Comptroller

Longtime public servant and community advocate March Gallagher is ready to step into the role of Comptroller for Ulster County. With the just declared announcement by current Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach that he will be stepping down, March Gallagher is fully prepared to be our next comptroller.  “I’m running,” declared Gallagher.  “The time I have spent serving our community’s needs, both in and out of county government, makes the prospect of bringing my talents and energy to shape the integrity of this office very appealing.  My experience makes me a great fit for safeguarding our County’s finances, rooting out any waste of our hard earned tax dollars, staying on… Read More

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THE ULSTER COUNTY BOARD OF ELECTIONS IS SEEKING ELECTION INSPECTORS!!!!

Attention Kingston: Inspectors are needed for the April 30th Special Election at the Midtown Neighborhood Center. POLL WORKERS NEEDED FOR 2019 ELECTIONS! You too can be an – ELECTION INSPECTOR! – To find out how, download, print, complete and mail this form to the Board of Elections, or send an email the Board at elections@co.ulster.ny.us. or call our office at 845-334-5470 and ask for Keri or Adrianne – PARTIAL DAY HOURS NOW AVAILABLE AT AN HOURLY RATE OF $15 AN HOUR  

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The “One Kingston” Slate – What Does The Kingston Republican’s Slogan Mean?

WHAT DOES THE KINGSTON REPUBLICAN’S SLOGAN “RESTORE KINGSTON PRIDE” MEAN? At its worst interpretation, the slogan is a classic dog whistle. The general public will understand the message as innocuous whereas like-minded supporters will comprehend the intended take-away message as one of white supremacy and exclusion. At its best interpretation, the slogan is backward-looking. The Kingston Republican party candidates want to revert to a yesteryear that invests in old polluting technologies and embraces only those who have lived here for generations. It’s a path that will result in less economic development, fewer tourists, higher taxes, increases in crime and division. If we look back instead of forward, Kingston will lose… Read More

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The “One Kingston” Slate – The Record on Economic Growth

THE RECORD ON ECONOMIC GROWTH. Kingston is a city on the move, one that has matched public investments like New York State’s recent $10 million dollar grant awarded to Uptown with private investments such as development of the Hutton Brickyards to Stockade Filmworks and the uptown “Food Hub” at the old Woolworth’s building on Wall Street. Within the next two years, Kingston will be transformed by the Kingston Greenline, connecting bike trails throughout the City to the Ashokan Reservoir. Broadway and the traffic circle in midtown will receive much-needed facelifts and traffic calming measures. All of these changes will have more than an aesthetic effect: they will continue to lead to… Read More

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The “One Kingston” Slate – Together We Move Forward

TOGETHER WE MOVE FORWARD. The City’s Common Council majority declared Kingston a “Welcoming and Inclusive City,” in January of 2017. Real estate agents have used the vote to successfully attract even more people to an already thriving housing market. Increasing numbers are coming to Kingston to live and work based on real estate and business investments in the area. Not only are successful families seeking to relocate but also thriving local businesses such as DragonSearch and Peace Nation all choose a City like Kingston for its values. We will not achieve that economically flourishing future by wishing for a return to a past that too often excluded people of color,… Read More

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2019 Candidates

Candidates for elected office who have been endorsed by the City of Kingston Democratic Committee for the 2019 General Election   City of Kingston Common Council Ward 1) Jeffrey Morell Jeffrey Ventura Morell was born in the Dominican Republic, his mother immigrated to the US when he was a toddler and he was raised by his grandparents. Later he moved to New York City, became a US citizen and earned a Bachelor’s degree in Art History from CUNY Hunter College. He settled in Kingston after falling in love with its diverse and welcoming community, as well as it’s rich history and natural beauty. He lives on Main St. with his… Read More

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