Tuesday, December 8, 2009

The Kingston News Blog: Assemblyman Cahill Secures $2 Million Grant for Community Center

Lawmaker Works With Community Organizations to Reclaim Local Building

Kingston – Assemblymember Kevin Cahill (D-Ulster/Dutchess) announced a collaborative effort with the Catholic Archdiocese of New York, Catholic Charities, St. Mary's and St. Peter's parishes, the Catholic Youth Organization and Agri-Business Child Development to transform the former St. Peter's School, on Adams Street in Kingston, into a facility that will serve as the focal point of educational and recreational services in the community. The building will be renovated using $2.15 million in funding Assemblyman Cahill secured in the 2008-09 State Budget. Once completed, the facility will offer child care and development services, a youth recreation center, and provide facilities for a food pantry. Read more.