2021 Tour de Kingston Bike Tour Announces Date Change and First “Gold Sponsor” !

Everyone’s favorite bike event is returning to the Hudson Valley this Fall to get us moving and back in high spirits- the Tour de Kingston and Ulster! This great cycling event is back this year with a newly rescheduled date, September 12th, and is pleased to announce that their first Gold Sponsor, O’Connor & Partners, […]

This Weekend’s Happenings in Kingston, NY for 3/26-3/28

It’s a beautiful first week of Spring here in the Hudson Valley and there are plenty of great events to enjoy! Women’s History Month is still in full swing. Check out the documentary “Women Composers” directed by pianist Kyra Steckeweh, that will be streamed in collaboration with Rosendale Theatre on Friday 3/26. Additionally, another great […]

Featured Events in Kingston, NY Happenings in Kingston, NY for 3/22-3/28

It’s a beautiful first week of Spring here in the Hudson Valley and there are plenty of great events to enjoy! Women’s History Month is still in full swing. Check out The Idea Garden and Ione’s ’26th Annual Dream Festival’ present ‘Priestess Round Table, A virtual discussion and Q & A moderated by Artist and […]

Stuff4Hire: Jude Alexis’ Venture in Sustainability and Community Building

Take a minute to think about how many times you are working on a project or want to complete a task and you don’t have a tool or object you need to get the job done. You might not have anyone reliable to ask to borrow said object, or you might not be surrounded by […]

This Weekend’s Happenings in Kingston, NY for 3/19 – 3/22

Welcome to the first weekend of SPRING! What better way to celebrate a new season than enjoying some fun local activities that honor the refreshing change a new season brings? Here are some of our picks for fun things to do this weekend!   Breathe some fresh air during a Sunrise Stroll on the Walkway […]

Kingston Happenings Announces Its “Furever Friend” Program

Kingston Happenings is excited to announce the launch of its new ‘Furever Friend Program‘ that connects prospective dog owners with canines looking for a home from the Ulster County SPCA. Sponsored by Kimlin Energy Services, Kingston Happenings will feature dogs available for adoption on its popular digital media channels, website, and weekly radio show on […]

July 4th Fireworks Tribute and Motorcade to Support Ulster County Essential Workers

Fireworks will not be held as usual on Kingston’s Rondout Waterfront but there will be a fireworks show at Tech City in the Town of Ulster on July 4th and motorcade on July 5th.   Details are as follows: From the Ulster County Executive’s Office Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan announced today that Ulster County will […]

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Phase II Reopening Resources

Beginning Tuesday June 9th there will be some new changes regarding the Mid-Hudson Region’s long-awaited reopening. Check out the resources below to determine what will be available to the public and how to keep safe while enjoying these newly opened industries- Mid-Hudson Region Enters Phase II of Re-opening on Tuesday The Mid-Hudson region is set […]

Hudson Valley “Virtual Quilt” Project: Let’s Be “Apart Together”

Cultural Quilt of the Hudson Valley Engages Schools, Seniors, Celebrates Diversity and Builds Community While We Are Apart A crowd-sourced art project, launched by the Reher Center for Immigrant Culture and History and the Barrett Art Center, invites neighbors to come together while we are apart to collaboratively produce a digital quilt representing our diversity […]

Kingston Happenings Restaurant Guide: Find Local Takeout and Delivery Options

Kingston Happenings has long been a valued resource to the community for promoting local organizations and businesses. In this time when we all need to support each other, we have come up with another way to lend a hand. We will continue to leverage our social media channels to make people aware of new developments, […]

P.A.U.S.E.: Governor Cuomo’s New York State COVID- 19 Pandemic Action Plan for Individuals

Reprinted from governor.ny.gov Effective as of 8PM March,22 2020, individuals are urged to comply with the following orders from the Governor’s office as part of New York State’s P.A.U.S.E. (Policies Assure Uniform Safety for All) plan. Governor Andrew M. Cuomo “We know the most effective way to reduce the spread of this virus is through […]

Amid COVID-19 Pandemic, Governor Cuomo, Governor Murphy, Governor Lamont and Governor Wolf Direct Temporary Closure of Barber Shops, Nail and Hair Salons and Related Personal Care Services Effective by 8pm Saturday

Follows Directive Monday Limiting Crowd Capacity for Recreational & Social Gatherings to 50 People – Temporary Closure of Movie Theaters, Gyms and Casinos as well as On Premise Service at Restaurants & Bars Follows Temporary Closure of All Indoor Portions of Retail Shopping Malls, Amusement Parks & Bowling Alleys – Effective by 8 PM Thursday Part […]

Families First Coronavirus Response Act Passed to Benefit the Vulnerable

Introduced in House (03/11/2020) by Rep. Nita M. Lowey [D-NY-17] Families First Coronavirus Response Act This bill responds to the coronavirus outbreak by providing paid sick leave and free coronavirus testing, expanding food assistance and unemployment benefits, and requiring employers to provide additional protections for health care workers. Specifically, the bill provides FY2020 supplemental appropriations […]

New York State Announces New Compensation and Sick Leave Legislation to Address Coronavirus Crisis

Governor Cuomo Announces Three-Way Agreement with Legislature on Paid Sick Leave Bill to Provide Immediate Assistance for New Yorkers Impacted By COVID-19 The Governor and Legislature have an agreement on a bill guaranteeing job protection and pay for New Yorkers who have been quarantined as a result of novel coronavirus. The bill also includes the permanent comprehensive […]

New York State Announces Restrictions to Restaurants and Bars Among Other Restrictions

Amid Lack of Federal Direction, Governor Cuomo, Governor Murphy and Governor Lamont Announce Regional Approach to Combatting COVID-19 The three States will limit crowd capacity for recreational and social gatherings to 50 people – effective by 8 PM tonight Restaurants and bars will close for on premise service and move to take-out and delivery only effective 8 PM tonight Movie theaters, […]