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This week at the Saugerties Farmers Market

This week at the Saugerties Farmers Market

July 25 is Summer Fun Day and a Farm-to-Table demonstration at the Saugerties Farmers Market. This day includes a number of kid-friendly events such as face-painting, giant-bubble making, and performances by the Ivy Pine Puppet Theater, and the Royals, a choir from the Boys and Girls Club. For artistic enjoyment, Fiber Flame will conduct creative...
For Saugerties Stallions, debut season was a learning experience

For Saugerties Stallions, debut season was a learning experience

It’s a blazing hot Friday afternoon at Cantine Field. The collegiate-level Saugerties Stallions are warming up to the Guardians of the Galaxy soundtrack. Everyone, from the players to the grounds crew, is having a great time out in the sun, getting ready for a night at the ballpark. Unfortunately, as has been the case more...
Saugerties hamlets and cultural geography

Saugerties hamlets and cultural geography

We all know our address. It’s a number. There’s also the number “20” that represents Saugerties to visitors that come here on the Thruway. If you’re coming here from, let’s say, San Francisco, you get directions from Google Maps that follow many numbers on their respective roads right to the mailbox of your destination. The assumption...
Saugerties food pantry open house

Saugerties food pantry open house

The Saugerties Area Council of Churches Food Pantry will host an open house on Saturday, July 18 from noon to 3 p.m. at 44 Livingston St.
Dream machines: The Sawyer Motors Car Show

Dream machines: The Sawyer Motors Car Show

Photos by Doug Freese   With apologies to Robert Frost, something there is that doesn’t love a car. They arrived, displacing everything ordinary in the village, hundreds of them, gleaming in chrome-plated splendor under a hot summer sun, the four-barreled, the candy-colored, the monstrous and the mini, the proud progeny of dreamers who love cars...
Saugerties Firefighter of the Year

Saugerties Firefighter of the Year

Steve Nadal gets top honor from village department.
Kidding around at the Saugerties town day camp

Kidding around at the Saugerties town day camp

Regular daily programs include arts and crafts, sports, nature study and supervised play.
Meet & Greet: Sue Rosenberg

Meet & Greet: Sue Rosenberg

Sue Rosenberg’s name is familiar to regular readers of Saugerties Times thanks to her frequent contributions to the Letters to the Editor feature. In well reasoned and extensively researched contributions, Rosenberg tackles issues, often environmental, such as fracking and the recent proposal for a bottled water plan in the town of Ulster. Central to her...
Sawyer Motors Car Show Sunday, July 12

Sawyer Motors Car Show Sunday, July 12

“The Best Little Car Show in the Northeast” will be held Sunday, July 12 from 1-6 p.m. in the village. Main and Partition streets will be closed to traffic and filled with more than 500 cars. More than 50 trophies will be awarded. Live entertainment all day. Spectator admission is free. Proceeds from registration goes...
July 4 in Saugerties

July 4 in Saugerties

Photos by Garrett Colburn As parades go, the Saugerties Fourth of July Parade is one of the most popular in the area with folks from all over Ulster and neighboring counties turning out for the two-hour march. This July 4, hundreds lined the parade route, many bearing umbrellas or large sheets of clear plastic to...
Teacher meet & greet: Jennifer Sauer

Teacher meet & greet: Jennifer Sauer

Jennifer Sauer has been a math teacher at Saugerties Senior High School for 11 years. She attended SHS (class of 2000) and excelled as an AP/honors student. She was also an exceptional athlete, making the 1,000-point club in basketball. When Sauer became a teacher, she coached modified volleyball and basketball for six years and varsity...
Bug hunt at the library tomorrow

Bug hunt at the library tomorrow

The shrubbery, flowers and grass surrounding the Saugerties Public Library is a hotbed of life if you know where to look. On July 8, starting at 6:30 p.m., Barbara Hammerstone, a supervisor in the U.S. Department of Agriculture, will show young people where to look and how to identify the creatures they find. Hammerstone will...