Wednesday, November 11, 2009

City of Kingston Veterans Day Observance... Happy Birthday BS... Our Garden...

The City of Kingstons Veterans Day Observance will be held at City Hall (Chambers) today at 11am - beginning with an introduction by Veteran and Keynote speaker, Kingston City Police Chief Gerald Keller. There will also be a performance by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 1386 Color Guard and a performance by the Kingston High School Alumni Choir - to be followed up by (outside) a Military Gun Salute. These events are sponsored by the Kingston Veterans Association [More information on all of the above is available in today's "Daily Freeman" ("Observances Scheduled..."; 11/11/09; P. A3)].


Happy Birthday to My Husband (Robert J. Smith / BS]!


Our Garden:





Thank You Robert J. Smith for all you have done on behalf of your wife and family - for all that you did (years ago) on behalf of Military Veterans (serving as a Veterans Hospital Chaplin) - for all that you did on behalf of Kingston Area Public Access (KAPA) television - and for that you continue to do on behalf of the City of Kingston!


Notes on Last Nights Kingston City Council Meeting are Pending:

[Photo by BF; Utilized with Permission]

One suggestion on reducing expenditures for 2010 (MaryAnne Parker) was to shut off the Citys Christmas display lights earlier [they are usually left up til around Feb or March].


If you have any suggestions on how to increase revenues and/or cut expenses [in regard to the 2010 City of Kingston budget] please feel free to post them here and/or email me at I will be preparing a list of "same" to present to City Council President and Alderman-at-Large James Noble Jr. and the rest of the City Council.

The first 2010 Budget-related meeting [since the Public Hearing] will be held tomorrow night - Nov. 12 - 7PM - at City Hall [KC Finance and Economic Development Committee]

Please scroll down for photos of local Veteran Memorials, notes on the Public Hearing [Mayors 2010 Budget Proposal] and more...

Peace, Love, Equality and Humane Justice,



Anonymous said...

go too 35hr work week /do away with weekend standby crews/do away with unessary consultants/cut top heavy forman back to laborers/do away with the boots/give backs from unions such as the pay increase's for a yr make it across the board/

NS said...

Thank you for posting!