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Kingston rally held to protest Ferguson decision

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By Ariel Zangla

KINGSTON >> A group of more than 50 people rallied outside Kingston City Hall on Tuesday afternoon to protest the lack of an indictment against a Missouri police officer who was accused of killing an unarmed black teenager.

Chanting “Hands up. Don’t shoot,” and “Racist violence has to stop. Prosecute the killer cop,” participants said they were protesting police abuse and petitioning Ulster County law enforcement officials to undergo extended cultural sensitivity training.

Source:: Daily Freeman

November 25, 2014 |

Group in Kingston rallies to protest Ferguson decision

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By Ariel Zangla

KINGSTON >> A group of more than 50 people rallied outside Kingston City Hall on Tuesday afternoon to protest the lack of an indictment against a Missouri police officer who was accused of killing an unarmed black teenager.

Chanting “Hands up. Don’t shoot,” and “Racist violence has to stop. Prosecute the killer cop,” participants said they were protesting police abuse and petitioning Ulster County law enforcement officials to undergo extended cultural sensitivity training.

Source:: Daily Freeman

November 25, 2014 |

Annual Turkey Trot in Phoenicia Nov. 29

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PHOENICIA >> The annual Turkey Trot in Phoenicia will be held Saturday Nov. 29 to benefit the Shandaken Theatrical Society.

The event – a 2.4 mile run, ramble, trot, walk or wobble – begins at 10 a.m. and will feature a costume contest judged by the Shandaken Theatrical Society. Registration and sign-in will be held from 8 a.

Source:: Daily Freeman

November 25, 2014 |

Snow shoveling tips for safety

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KINGSTON >> With a winter storm warning in effect for the region Wednesday morning into Thursday, the American Heart Association has released a list of tips to make snow shoveling safer.

For most people, shoveling snow may not lead to any health problems, the Association said in a press release.

Source:: Daily Freeman

November 25, 2014 |

Kingston mayor says he’s confident sinkhole stabilization plan will start by spring 2015

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By Paul Kirby

KINGSTON >> Mayor Shayne Gallo says he is confident that an ambitious plan to stabilize soil around the Washington Avenue sinkhole will start next spring and the road will reopen by year’s end.

Gallo made his comment this week as the administration continues to obtain easements from nearby property owners in order to, among other things, store construction equipment.

Source:: Daily Freeman

November 25, 2014 |

Kingston mayor says he’s confident sinkhole stabalization plan will start by spring 2015

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By Paul Kirby

KINGSTON >> Mayor Shayne Gallo says he is confident that an ambitious plan to stabilize soil around the Washington Avenue sinkhole will start next spring and the road will reopen by year’s end.

Gallo made his comment this week as the administration continues to obtain easements from nearby property owners in order to, among other things, store construction equipment.

Source:: Daily Freeman

November 25, 2014 |

Kingston Turkey Trot postponed to Saturday

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KINGSTON >> The Junior League of Kingston’s 2nd Annual Kingston Turkey Trot, originally scheduled for Thursday, has been postponed until this Saturday because of the expected upcoming snow emergency, organizers have announced.

Runners have two more days to register for the race.

Registration packet pickup will take place from 9 to 11 a.

Source:: Daily Freeman

November 25, 2014 |
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