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Letters (July 17-24)

Letters (July 17-24)

Festival was a success A special thank you to the people who held the Hudson Project musical festival this past weekend! And a special thank you to the town and the local and state police who made it a peaceful event. We had the privilege of filming the festival for Lighthouse TV23, our local station...
Red Cross closes shelter for stranded festival-goers

Red Cross closes shelter for stranded festival-goers

The overnight shelter set up for attendees of The Hudson Project has closed, according to the Mid-Hudson Valley Chapter of the American Red Cross. The Kiwanis Ice Rink in Saugerties was opened as a shelter following heavy rains Sunday afternoon that flooded parking areas and prevented many attendees from leaving in their vehicles. The shelter...
Town wants to finish water meter installation in Glasco

Town wants to finish water meter installation in Glasco

In 2013 the Town Board authorized the purchase of new meters for the Glasco Water District. The intent is to bring the district in compliance with new USEPA standards regarding lead content in water systems. The existing meters have a lead content that exceeds the 2014 EPA standards. Therefore, the meters must be taken out...
Slideshow: The Hudson Project Music Festival

Slideshow: The Hudson Project Music Festival

Held July 11-13 at Winston Farm, Saugerties. Photos by Will Dendis unless otherwise specified.
Day three of Hudson Project cancelled due to weather

Day three of Hudson Project cancelled due to weather

After suspending performances just before 6 p.m., the Hudson Project announced the event would not resume due to inclement weather. The announcement prompted widespread disappointment among fans of Sunday headliner Bassnectar, as well as comparisons to other festivals that were undeterred by torrential downpours. No official notice has been released by police or fire officials,...
Letters (July 10-17)

Letters (July 10-17)

Beach patrons, not businesses, should clean it up After reading some of the comments in the June 26 issue regarding the conditions of the village beach, I felt it necessary to write in response. Several comments from readers implied that fixing up the beach is the responsibility of local businesses. One comment specifically stating that...
Saugerties Secret Garden Tour

Saugerties Secret Garden Tour

A great way to start or enhance your garden is to get ideas from other people’s gardens, but if you don’t have friends who have great gardens, how do you do this? When you see what looks like a nice garden peeking out from behind someone’s house, sneaking into their yard or knocking on their...
Lego movie and free lunch

Lego movie and free lunch

The Saugerties United Methodist Church on Washington Ave. will show “The Lego Movie” and serve a free lunch Saturday, July 12 at 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.  
Saugerties Fireworks tonight at Cantine Field

Saugerties Fireworks tonight at Cantine Field

The annual fireworks show will be held at Cantine Field in Saugerties tonight at dusk, around 9:30-9:45 p.m. Presented by the Kiwanis Club. Full schedule of this weekend’s events in Saugerties.
UPDATE: Saugerties July 4 schedule with cancellations, postponements

UPDATE: Saugerties July 4 schedule with cancellations, postponements

No one does Independence Day quite like Saugerties. Here’s the plan for 2014: Friday, July 4, 11 a.m. Parade in village. Friday, July 4, Circus scheduled for 2 and 5 p.m. has been cancelled due to weather. Saturday, July 5, 5-7 p.m. Sawyer Motors Car Show kickoff party. Corner of Main and Market St. Live entertainment...
Saugerties fireworks cancelled; rescheduled for tomorrow night

Saugerties fireworks cancelled; rescheduled for tomorrow night

The Saugerties fireworks have been cancelled and rescheduled for tomorrow , July 5. Same time – 9:30 p.m. – Same place – Cantine Field.  For the rest of the weekend’s events, click here.
Saugerties circus cancelled

Saugerties circus cancelled

The Cole Brothers Circus, scheduled for two shows today at Cantine Field, has been cancelled due to weather. For the rest of the weekend’s events, click here.