Local video coverage of press conferences, meetings and highlights of area events in Kingston New York.

Monday, May 23, 2011

Working Families Party Candidate Forum (Videos) City Hall #kingstonny


Guy Thomas Kempe (Working Families Party)


Mark Halwick - Candidate for Kingston Common Council Ward 9


Jean Jacobs - Candidate for Kingston Mayor


Tom Hoffay - Candidate for Kingston Common Council Ward 2


Hayes Clement - Candidate for Kingston Mayor
Website: www.hayesclement.com


Shirley Whitlock - Candidate for Kingston Common Council Ward 4


Shayne Gallo - Candidate for Kingston Mayor

Sunday, May 22, 2011

Mid-Hudson WFP Candidate Forum – Mon May 23 at 6:00pm - City Hall #kingstonny

The Mid-Hudson Working Families Party will host a City of Kingston Mayoral, Aldermanic, and County Legislature Candidate Forum on Monday, May 23, 2011 from 6:00-9:00pm in the Common Council Chambers, City Hall. Kingston, Ny.

Kingston, NY (Citibus) Fares & Schedules How to Use the Bike Rack (YouTube - Video)


Fare Information: Regular Fare: $1.00 within City limits (Seniors Citizens and persons with disabilities, and Medicare Card Holders $.50), $1.50 in Port Ewen (Senior Citizens, persons with disabilities and Medicare Card Holders $.75); Children 3 years and older $1.00; Transfers $.30; *Tokens Available at $1.00 each.



Bus Schedules and Service Days/Hrs Info. Click here for a more. http://www.kingston-ny.gov/content/76/78/787/default.aspx


In this video: How to use the Bike Rack.

Friday, May 20, 2011

Kingston Library Budget Forum and Meet the Candidates (Videos) Trustee election and budget vote June 7, 2011


Margie Menard Library Director - Proposed 2012 budget.


Candidate: Ellen DiFalco.


Candidate: ( incumbent ) Dr. Susan Simek.


Candidate: Lisa Terwilliger.


Rita Worthington (a statement was read on her behalf).

Dr. Edwin Pell (incumbent) also is running for re-election.

Thursday, May 19, 2011

Kingston Library Budget Forum and Meet the Candidates, Tonight @ 6:00 p.m

Photo by Clark Richters
Check back here later tonight for our video coverage of the Kingston Library Budget Forum and Meet the Candidates.

Four openings on the board of trustees with two incumbents leaving the board and two incumbents running for re-election along with two new candidates. Three of the openings are three year terms and one is a two year term. Leaving the board are Paul Werbalowsky who has completed a three year term and Hilary Swan who was appointed to fill a vacant seat. Standing for election this year for terms beginning July 1, 2011 are Ellen DiFalco, incumbent Dr. Edwin Pell, incumbent Dr. Susan Simek, Lisa Terwilliger and Rita Worthington.Trustee election and budget vote June 7, 2011

Monday, May 16, 2011

#kingstonny: Laws and Rules Committee Meeting 5/16/2011 Removal of Taxicab Rate Regulation Garage Sale Signage Dog Park (Videos)

Coming Soon. Kingston Point Dog Park

Kingston Kabs - Removal of Rate Regulation

Kingston is likely to adopt new taxicab regulations that would remove the fare Rate Regulation. (City of Poughkeepsie, NY Taxicab Ordinances) Section 18-18

City of Kingston: The Rate for up to two passengers, for a trip from any point within the City to any other point within the City, a maximum rate of $4.50. + a fuel surcharge of $0.50.
http://www.ecode360.com/?custId=KI0280



Today: A Taxicab cost/trip from the plaza to City hall is $6.50, over the maximum rate set by the City of Kingston.



A license for a Taxicab Driver is $25 in the City of Kingston and $25 in the Town of Ulster  [HISTORY.  Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Ulster  12-1998 as L.L. No. 2-1999. ]


Garage Sale Signage


Dog Park


Kingston Point Dog Park Proposal 1-4


Kingston Point Dog Park Proposal 2-4


Kingston Point Dog Park Proposal 3-4

for more information visit: www.kingstonpointdogpark.org

Friday, May 13, 2011

Kingston Public Access Tv Commissioners meeting 5/12/2011


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1P06crasfI
A verbal exchange between Chairman John Simek and Commissioner, Joe DeFalco...I didn't have my camera on ( you can foil the Audio copy of the meeting 5/12/2011 Minutes)

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Healthy Ulster County Week


Ulster County Comptroller Elliott Auerbach, and co-workers walk through Historic Uptown Kingston.



Over a dozen Ulster County employees join by Former County Treasurer Lew Kirschner participated in a lunch time walk in support of Healthy Ulster.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Meet the Candidates Night sponsored by the District Wide Parents Council

The Districtwide Parents Council Hosts the Annual Meet the Candidates Night Tuesday, May 10, 2011 from 6:30-9:30pm in the Miller Middle School auditorium.

Kathleen Collins - James D. Michael - Rev. James Childs, Sr. - Maureen Bowers - Harold Grunenwald - Pamela Tack - Nora C. Scherer - Robin Jacobowitz - Madeline Hoetger

Wednesday, May 4, 2011

Fireman Museum of Kingston Thanks The City of Kingston (Video) #kingstonny



Thanks The City of Kingston for the CDBG funding. Museum received $10,000.00 from the FY 2011 Community Development Block Grant.

The Volunteer Fireman's Hall & Museum of Kingston is located at 266 Fair Street - Kingston, New York.

Videos: Kingston, New York Common Council Meeting on 5/3/2011 #kingstonny


Public speaking: Resident collected 500 signatures on a petition against the proposal to regulate yard sales.


Public speaking: in support of Golden Hill Health Care Center in Kingston, New York.


Public speaking: Minority Leader Jeanette Provenzano in support of keeping Golden Hill Health Care Center.


Alderman Charlie Landi sent the proposal to regulate yard sales back to the committee, Alderwoman Jennifer Fuentes fifth ward speaks about the FY 2011 Community Development Block Grant.


Alderman Hayes Clement presented a memorializing resolution to keep the Golden Hill Health Care Center Open.


Amendment: FY 2011 Community Development Block Grant.

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

City of Kingston's DPW Painting Traffic Lines 001 5/3/2011 (Videos) #kingstonny



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Monday, May 2, 2011

City of Kingston's Democratic Common Council Caucus Meeting 5/2/2011 (Videos) #kingstonny


Majority Leader Bill Reynolds, on CDBG reductions.

Update: FY 2011 Community Development Block Grant


YWCA of Ulster County to operate programs at the Everette Hodge Midtown Community Center.



Common Council will meet tonight at 7:30 p.m. at city hall. ...

Sunday, May 1, 2011

It's Your Call: Kingston Public Access TV founder (Video) IYC Final Call

Gordon Ross Webb, April 20, 1938 - November 26, 2007

Google Video: IYC Final Call

A quote from Gordon Webb "this internet stuff is interesting"

From DailyFreeman.com article: in the early 1990s, bought a used video camera, usually held together with duct tape, and filmed all manner of public events for Public Access TV, now Channel 23. His was a familiar figure at public meetings, sporting events, parades and concerts. He also produced his own television show on Public Access, parading a host of public figures before his camera.

"It's Your Call Kingston" Television opening.

Google Videos: It's Your Call was Filmed and edited by JFXDIII Studio.