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Cops: Samaritans foil robbery spree

Cops: Samaritans foil robbery spree

A hapless bandit’s effort to rob two women in the heart of Kingston’s Uptown nightlife district was foiled by civilians who took action, police said. According to Kingston police, the incident began around 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9 when Catskill resident Christopher D. Hasenflue snatched a purse from a woman eating at an outside...
The last weekend: A draw and a drubbing end Stockade FC’s season

The last weekend: A draw and a drubbing end Stockade FC’s season

In the final weekend of their inaugural season, Stockade FC picked up a single point, their 1-1 draw against New York Athletic Club on Saturday a 90-minute being a crash course on the team’s road struggles. The final game, a 6-0 loss to the New York Cosmos B the following day, was more of an...
Stockade FC wins final home game 4-0

Stockade FC wins final home game 4-0

Sunday’s home finale couldn’t have gone any better for Kingston Stockade FC, which earned a 4-0 win over Seacoast United Mariners in front of a record-setting crowd of 936. After a difficult mid-season stretch, Stockade has won two of their last three, and the team is hoping to carry that momentum into a pair of...
Deputies: Man left infant alone in car

Deputies: Man left infant alone in car

A New Paltz man is facing a child endangerment charge after, Ulster County sheriff deputies said, he left his infant alone in a car while he went to the DMV in Uptown Kingston. According to deputies, on the afternoon of Wednesday, June 15, Seth Peress-Teeter, 35, had left the child by his or herself in a vehicle in...
Washington Avenue open to traffic!

Washington Avenue open to traffic!

Our intrepid photographer – and Kingston’s photographer laureate by appointment of Mayor T.R. Gallo – Phyllis McCabe was at the scene this morning when Washington Avenue, closed for five years due to the sinkhole which will forever live in the city’s collective memory, opened for vehicular traffic.   Here’s Phyllis’ report: At 9:05 a.m., the...
Dispute arises over transwoman’s use of gym locker room

Dispute arises over transwoman’s use of gym locker room

A transgender woman says that she plans to seek legal recourse after she was denied use of the women’s locker room and showers at a local health club. But the owner of MAC Fitness says that he was simply responding to members’ concerns when he asked the woman to use the gym’s unisex bathroom. The...
$1 million for Cioni building?

$1 million for Cioni building?

Kingston City School District Superintendent Paul Padalino has often mentioned the popularity of Uptown’s Cioni Administration Building among prospective buyers. But even though the building isn’t currently on the market, the district recently received a $1 million offer from a boutique hotel developer. The offer came from Grupo Habita, a Mexican-based firm that designs and...
Stockade FC buries Kew Forest 5-1

Stockade FC buries Kew Forest 5-1

More than 300 spectators saw Kingston Stockade FC administer a 5-1 drubbing to Kew Forest in a friendly (exhibition) match at Dietz Stadium on Saturday, April 16. Kew Forest scored the first goal just shy of three minutes into the contest. The rest of the evening’s goals were Stockade FC’s. The home team equalized things...
Meet Stockade FC's Anasta, Creswick

Meet Stockade FC’s Anasta, Creswick

The Kingston Stockade FC’s inaugural roster is brimming with local talent, featuring players who’ve grown up in the area, and played for local high school and college teams. But even some local players have roots much further afield. Matel Anasta, a 22-year-old who has a history of playing nearly everywhere on the soccer pitch except...
Chelsea Clinton in Kingston this Sunday

Chelsea Clinton in Kingston this Sunday

Daughter of current presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and former president Bill Clinton, Chelsea Clinton, who had her wedding across the river in Rhinebeck a few years ago, will be in Kingston this Sunday, April 17 for a “get out the vote” event for her mother in advance of the April 19 New York presidential primary. The...
Stockade FC’s home openers set for May 21-22

Stockade FC’s home openers set for May 21-22

Kingston Stockade FC this week announced its inaugural schedule, a 16-date slate that includes eight home matches at Dietz Stadium. Though the club’s season begins on the road, their home opener is effectively a double-header, with games on May 21 and 22. Stockade FC officially opens for business in the Northeast Region of the National...
Roster, schedule soon to firm up for Stockade FC

Roster, schedule soon to firm up for Stockade FC

With the season less than two months away, Kingston Stockade FC is on the verge of finalizing their inaugural roster. The only trouble is, there’s too much talent in the area. “It’s one of those classic great problems to have,” said the team’s CEO Dennis Crowley. “Too many great players to choose from? No coaching...