KCSD Board of Education Election & Budget Vote

Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 3:00 PM – 9:00 PM From the Kingston City School District Website: At District Middle Schools and High School (keep scrolling for polling place locations with Wards & Districts)  NEW Polling Places and Times: If you are unsure of your Ward or District, find it listed under “Related Jurisdictions” here: Ward & District Lookup (*Other voting information on this Board of Elections website is for General Elections, NOT School District Elections. Find your polling place below.) or contact the Ulster County Board of Elections at 845-334-5470, Camille DiPerna or Sandy Nelson (contact information below) before the day of the election. Questions can be directed to:District ClerkCamille DiPerna845-943-3003CDiPerna@kingstoncityschools.org Sandy Nelson845-943-3091snelson@kingstoncityschools.org… Read More

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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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Handwritten Draft of New York State’s First Constitution on Display at Cultural Education Center April 15-20

Here’s a little Kingston history for everyone from an April 10, 2019 press release from the New York State Department of Education: The handwritten manuscript draft of New York State’s 1777 state constitution, adopted in Kingston on April 20, 1777, will be on public display on the 11th floor of the Cultural Education Center (222 Madison Avenue, Albany) from Monday, April 15 through Saturday, April 20 from 9:30 am – 4:30 pm. The display marks the 242nd anniversary of the state constitution and the establishment of New York as a state. The handwritten draft contains numerous strikeouts, additions and corrections. The complete, official text was published as the Constitution of… Read More

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ULSTER COUNTY DEMOCRATS MAKE HISTORY

SUBMIT FIVE TIMES THE REQUIRED SIGNATURES OVER COUNTY REPUBLICANS  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE                                                                         Contact:  Ashley Dittus April 8, 2019                                                                                                                                                                                        Kingston, NY – The Ulster County Democratic Committee submitted over 5,000 signatures to the Board of Election for municipal and county offices, the most that have ever been submitted in county history.The minimum signature requirement to appear on a major party line countywide is 1,000 signatures but was reduced to 750 to accommodate recent changes in the electoral calendar. In comparison, the Ulster County Republican Committee submitted 1,006 signatures for the office of County Executive. Dave Clegg submitted 2 ½ times more signatures than the republican candidate for District Attorney,… Read More

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Ward 3 and Ward 8 Aldermen to hold Ward Meetings

Alderman Steven Schabot will be hosting a Ward 8 meeting on April 9, at 6:30pm at City Hall in Council Chambers.  Schabot will be providing an update from NYSDOT on the status of the Wurts Street Bridge. He has also invited Kristen Wilson, the Director of Grants Management, to attend the meeting to discuss grant-funded projects in the waterfront neighborhoods.  Projects included in the discussion will be the Kingston Point Rail Trail, the Waterfront Resiliency Project, the Rondout Riverport Shoreline Stabilization and Public Access Project, the Hudson Landing Promenade, Kingston Point Park Infrastructure Improvements, Kingston Point Beach ADA Accessibility Improvements, TR Gallo Park Repairs, Open Space Plan and EV Charging Stations. If you have any questions,… Read More

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KINGSTON TO SWITCH TO DUAL-STREAM RECYCLING COLLECTION

Here’s Mayor Noble’s press release about the new recycling process: New Recycling Totes to be Delivered between March 25-April 5 KINGSTON, NY – The City of Kingston will be switching to dual-stream recycling on April 1, 2019, changing from the current single-stream process of putting all recyclables in one tote. This means City residents will be receiving a new tote – blue with a yellow lid, and going forward, recycling will be separated into two totes.   Paper and cardboard will go into the new blue tote with yellow lid, and will be placed curbside every other week. Glass, plastic and metal will go into the current blue tote, and will… Read More

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Don Tallerman for Ward 5

Don Tallerman for Ward 5 Don Tallerman is the Democratic nominee for Alderman for Ward 5 in the City of Kingston. Don is the owner, along with his wife Judy, of 2 businesses in Kingston. Dragon360 is a digital marketing firm located in Uptown.  The company works with companies around the US, providing marketing solutions & lead generation.  Senate Garage is an event venue featuring weddings, political gatherings, Gala’s, and corporate events. Don has made significant investments in Kingston, both financially and community focused.  Aside from Senate Garage, Don owns an investment property on St. James Street plus his home on Fair Street.  In the community, Don is on the Board of KUBA (Kingston… Read More

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