Local Law #3 (Shooting Ranges in Kingston, NY) is Adopted by Mayor Steve Noble.

Today, Mayor Steve Noble adopted Local Law #3 regarding “Rules and Regulations of Shooting Ranges in the City of Kingston”.  In a press release issued this afternoon, he states: “Over the past few months, the City of Kingston facilitated an open public process to address an antiquated local law that was no longer relevant or appropriate … Read more…

On Process and Transparency: The Proposed Shooting Range in Midtown Kingston.

Editorial  Yesterday, we learned that the proposed shooting range proposal slated for Midtown, Kingston was to be placed on the Finance Committee agenda for discussion today (Wednesday, 4/13).   If you are like us, that’s barely enough time to plan to attend for an issue that might be of interest. All of our schedules are thrown … Read more…

Is Proposed Shooting Range in Midtown Kingston Illegal Under City Code?

  As citizens of Kingston are aware, last fall a proposed shooting range project came up on the radar for Midtown. Initially, the City of Kingston’s Planning Board, perhaps wishing to avoid a contentious and emotional public comment period on 2nd amendment rights, declined to host a public hearing on the subject. A small group … Read more…

Rabbi Yael Romer: Public Hearing Shooting Range Testimony

This evening I am out of town, I have asked that my remarks be delivered on my behalf to the Kingston Planning Board. I like all of you am still shaken by the most recent gun violence in San Bernardino, California and Colorado Springs, Colorado. As the Clergy person and Spiritual Leader of Congregation Emanuel, … Read more…

City of Kingston Planning Board Meeting: Public Hearing and Testimony on Proposed Shooting Range

8:03 –  10:00 Introduction of Proposed Shooting Range project. New information regarding the application including a membership makes it not possible for the planning board to take an action this month. The planning board will reconvene a public hearing on January 11th, 2016 meeting. 10:05 – 17:02 Scott Dutton of Dutton Architecture and Dr. Soyer Public … Read more…

WHAT TO EXPECT: Public Hearing 12/14 on Proposed Shooting Range project in Midtown Kingston

By Rebecca Martin On Monday, December 14 at 6:00pm (VIEW KingstonCitizens.org’s Facebook event invitation) , the Kingston Planning Board will host a public hearing on the Proposed Shooting Range project. The sponsor of the project Dr. Adam Soyer,  an orthopedic surgeon from Kingston, is looking to build a membership based indoor gun range and gun … Read more…

Planning Board Meeting: Public Hearing on Proposed Shooting Range in Kingston Public in Midtown, Kingston?

  By Rebecca Martin Citizens in the City of Kingston spoke regarding the proposed Shooting Range in Midtown, Kingston. Some requested a public hearing, and it appears that the Planning Board has determined it to be appropriate to hold one. More details shortly. Part three of the video, by the way, will be available later … Read more…

WHAT TO EXPECT: Kingston Common Council Meetings in July and Local Law #6 (aka the Rochester Law)

WHAT: Kingston Common Council Caucus  (Monday, 7/11) Kingston Common Council Meeting (Tuesday, 7/12) WHERE: Caucus:    Conference Room #1   (7/11) Council Meeting:  Council Chambers  (7/12) Kingston City Hall 420 Broadway  Kingston, NY   WHEN: Caucus:  Monday, July 11th  @ 7:00pm Council Meeting:  Tuesday, July 12th  @ 7:30pm Sign-up to speak and secure a seat … Read more…