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Slideshow: Craft Beer Boogaloo

Slideshow: Craft Beer Boogaloo

Photos by Alen Fetahi   Radio Woodstock’s Craft Beer Boogaloo at Cantine Field Saturday, May 23 included live music and beer from over 75 breweries
Saugerties Memorial Day service Saturday 5/30

Saugerties Memorial Day service Saturday 5/30

Saugerties American Legion Post 72 will conduct a Memorial Day service on the traditional day, Saturday, May 30, on the post grounds, beginning at 6 p.m. The Saugerties Community Band will play several selections one half-hour before and during the service. Following the ceremony, refreshments will be served in the banquet hall and the Military...
Letters (May 21-28)

Letters (May 21-28)

Where were the voters? Apathy has raised its ugly head again in Saugerties. Only a little over 2,000 people could be bothered to vote for the school budget and school board members again! That’s less than 10 percent of our population. The single greatest cost for our residents, school taxes, and almost nobody cared. The...
A Saugerties High School hockey team?

A Saugerties High School hockey team?

Athletic director Dominic Zarrella discussed the future of Saugerties sports during the Board of Education meeting on May 12. After giving a review of the successes of many of the district’s teams during this school year, including football, tennis and wrestling, Zarrella fielded questions from board trustees about what additions and improvements could be made...
This weekend in Saugerties

This weekend in Saugerties

Carol Zaloom print exhibit at Opus 40 An exhibit of linocuts and monoprints by Saugerties-based artist Carol Zaloom will open on Saturday, May 23 at Opus 40. A reception will be held from 5:30-7:30 p.m. The show will feature recent work and old favorites. The show runs through the end of June. More information is...
Horse shows return to Saugerties

Horse shows return to Saugerties

Trucks and trailers making their way to Washington Ave. from the Thruway each morning. A noticeable uptick in foot traffic and patronage in village shops and restaurants. The weather is warming up. Ever since 2003, these signs have heralded the return of the horse shows to Saugerties. Dates for the first session are as follows:...
Forum seeks input on pedestrian safety

Forum seeks input on pedestrian safety

The Saugerties Police Department will hold a pedestrian safety forum Wednesday May 27 at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center, 207 Market St. The forum is intended to discuss pedestrian safety and gather community input on the best way to improve safety, whether by stricter enforcement of laws or other means. Police Chief Joseph Sinagra...
Small World Playground rebuild project

Small World Playground rebuild project

The newly-formed Community Foundation of Saugerties (CFS), a non-profit organization committed to encouraging civic engagement and pride by improving, enhancing, and expanding the sense of community and connection among Saugerties residents, is pleased to announce the adoption of the Small World Playground rebuild project. Designed by Leathers and Associates of Ithaca, NY, and built by...
School Board Letters: From the candidates

School Board Letters: From the candidates

School Board culture must change My name is Robert Thomann and I am running for the for the Board of Education with the Saugerties School District. I have 35 years experience in public education and previously served on the Saugerties Board from 2011-2014. I am a member of the School Administrators Association of New York...
Saugerties medical marijuana meeting canceled

Saugerties medical marijuana meeting canceled

  A public informational meeting on a proposed medical marijuana operation scheduled for Monday, May 18 at 7 p.m. at the Senior Center has been canceled. No word yet on whether the company, CanniCare LLC, will reschedule. Hundreds of entities are seeking  just five state licenses, which will be awarded by lottery.  The application carries a...
School Board Letters: From the community

School Board Letters: From the community

Stick with the winners Please join with me in voting for Tom Ham, Richard Petramale and Donald Tucker for the Saugerties School Board. These incumbents have a proven record of voting in a fiscally conservative manner while still providing quality education for the students of the Saugerties School District. Tom Ham is a senior electric...
School Board Letters: From fellow trustees

School Board Letters: From fellow trustees

Incumbents are dedicated I would like to take this opportunity to share my thoughts regarding the Saugerties Central School District budget vote and board trustee election. I share these thoughts as a private citizen. I will cast my vote for Don Tucker, Richard Petramale and Tom Ham and I will offer the reasons for this...