CITY OF KINGSTON
OFFICE OF THE MAYOR
KINGSTON, NEW YORK 12401
Phone (845) 334-3902
Fax (845) 334-3904
SHAYNE R. GALLO, MAYOR
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE, October 3, 2013
SPECIAL EVENTS MAY CAUSE INTERMITTENT TRAFFIC DELAYS
Mayor Gallo reminds residents that the Annual Homecoming Parade will be held in the City of Kingston Friday evening, October 4 and encouraged spectators to be cognizant of the Parade route and to seek alternate routes for reaching destinations during the specified time of the parade outlined below:
Parade kicks off at 5:30 pm from George Washington School on Wall Street and proceeds down to North Front Street and ends at Dietz Stadium. There will be no parking on the corners of North Front Street from 4 pm to 6 pm for the floats to pass.
In addition, the Mayor further stated the Burning of Kingston event will be taking place from Friday, October 4 to Sunday, October 6 and traffic flow may be interrupted intermittently during the street battles and the community is urged to be alert for pedestrians and British and American troops in the area.
In the interest of public safety and welfare of City residents and for traffic control during the “Siege of the Persen House” on Saturday, October 5, the corners of John and Crown will be closed to traffic and no parking will be enforced from 1 pm to 3 pm for the British advance. The streets will reopen after this part of the program.
Mayor Gallo added, “I encourage residents to visit the sites throughout the City this weekend and view the Burning of Kingston Re-enactment event.” For further information on events being held this fall visit www.kingston-ny.gov.