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Youth job fair in Kingston April 1

Youth job fair in Kingston April 1

Ulster County Executive Mike Hein announces that the Youth Council of the Ulster County’s Workforce Investment Board (UCWIB) is sponsoring its seventh annual Northern Ulster Young Adult Job Fair on Wednesday, April 1 at the Ulster Works OneStop Center located at 651 Development Court, Ulster Avenue, Kingston from 12-2 p.m.  Businesses from throughout Ulster and...
Saugerties Youth Awards

Saugerties Youth Awards

The Town Board honored five Saugerties Community Youth Awards recipients at its recent meeting. Under the slogan, “You’ve been caught,” The Saugerties Youth Awards recognize youth who are caught making good choices and doing good deeds. The goal is to reinforce positive behavior and promote community awareness of positive contributions by the town’s youth. In...
What's it like to be a cop? Police to hold youth open house

What’s it like to be a cop? Police to hold youth open house

The Saugerties Police Department will hold an Explorer Post Program open house (Informational Meeting) at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, March 30 at Senior Center, 207 Market St. The program is geared toward life, career and leadership development and is open to anyone, male or female, between the ages of 14–21 who wants to explore what...
Saugerties police chief uses Narcan to save Ulster Ave. overdose

Saugerties police chief uses Narcan to save Ulster Ave. overdose

Saugerties police responded to a 911 call for an overdose at 20 Ulster Ave. at 5:10 p.m. today, March 20. Police found the victim, a 24-year-old woman, on the second floor, unconscious and cyanotic (bluish skin due to oxygen deprivation). Police Chief Joseph Sinagra administered Narcan, which reverses the effects of opiate use, to the victim...
A Day's Work: Bartender

A Day’s Work: Bartender

Tori Campbell works as a bartender at the Dutch Ale House, one of the village’s oldest taverns. How long have you been bartending? Four years here at the Ale House. I was managing a pizza place for seven years and when the chance to work here came up I took it. Is there any special...
A Day’s Work: Anatomical model designer

A Day’s Work: Anatomical model designer

Giovanni Zorloza has spent the last 17 years using his artistic skills to create anatomical models for Simulaids. Zorloza works in research and design, and the molds he designs and sculpts become manikins that medical professionals use for life-saving training. How did you get into this line of work? I went to school to learn...
Marie Post: A meaningful life

Marie Post: A meaningful life

What does it take to feel like you’re part of a community? Do you need to be born in a place to feel like you’re a part of it? Marie Post wasn’t born in Saugerties. Yet she was definitely a major part of our community. How did this happen? Marie and her husband, Claude, raised...
Saugerties Army Reserve Center named for local vet killed in Afghanistan

Saugerties Army Reserve Center named for local vet killed in Afghanistan

  “Mike. You gotta take Farrell, man. There’s something wrong with that kid. He’s always smiling, always laughing.” And that’s how Sgt. Shawn Farrell became a member of Staff Sgt. Mike Mazinga’s combat assault platoon. The hundreds of friends and family who gathered Saturday morning, March 7 at the ceremony to name Army Reserve Center...
A Day’s Work: Massage Therapist

A Day’s Work: Massage Therapist

Niki Swarthout has been a massage therapist for the past 22 years. She has a private practice in Saugerties and works with the elderly and infirm at Kaaterskill Care Nursing and Rehab in Catskill. What inspired you to become a massage therapist? I’ve always had an interest in movement and dance. Many years ago my...
Saugerties Boys’ State candidates selected

Saugerties Boys’ State candidates selected

lan Greczynski, chairman of American Legion Post #72 New York Boys’ State Program, is happy to announce this year’s selections. This year’s delegates, as nominated by the faculty of Saugerties High School and selected by the American Legion Boys’ State Committee, are Nicholas Perpetua, son of Mark and Joanne Perpetua of Saugerties, and Ryan Dudzic,...
Heroines of the Hudson

Heroines of the Hudson

March is Women’s History Month, and March 8 is International Women’s Day. This is a fitting occasion to call attention to the achievements of women lighthouse keepers, especially those overlooked by history. Women keepers in the 19th century were remarkable for many reasons. Foremost, they were the first female federal government employees to serve in...
Two art exhibits open in the village of Saugerties

Two art exhibits open in the village of Saugerties

Grist Mill Gallery Saugerties-based artists Elin Menzies and Prue See are exhibiting their work at the Grist Mill Gallery, located at Grist Mill Real Estate at 265 Main St. There will be an opening reception on First Friday, March 6 from 5-7 p.m. The show will remain on view through May 15 and can be...
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