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Construction on 80-unit apartment complex in Saugerties could begin in spring

Construction on 80-unit apartment complex in Saugerties could begin in spring

  Work on a new 80-unit apartment complex in Glasco, given final approval last month by the town planning board, could begin this spring, said Kingston-based developer Paul Page. “It may take a couple of years to complete, but we will be building straight through, not in phases,” he said. As the first buildings are...
Saugerties Holiday Inn subdivision approved

Saugerties Holiday Inn subdivision approved

A proposed hotel behind the Sunoco station on Route 32 came one step closer to reality as the town planning board of Saugerties approved a subdivision of a ten-acre hotel property from the 561-acre Winston Farm following a public hearing. The approval does not include the overall site plan, which is still under review. A public...
Rotron leaving Saugerties

Rotron leaving Saugerties

Ametek Rotron, once one of Saugerties’ biggest blue-collar employers, will be shuttering its North Street plant in June. Its 19 remaining employees were informed of the corporate decision last week. The Rotron operation in Woodstock will not be affected by the shutdown, according to a company spokesman. In a statement that was delivered to employees...
Struzzieri seeks to restore Lynch's Marina to former glory

Struzzieri seeks to restore Lynch’s Marina to former glory

Calling it one of the great underutilized places in the Village of Saugerties, Tom Struzzieri said he’s looking forward to developing Lynch’s Marina into a commercial center that will give residents and visitors a chance to experience the Esopus Creek and Hudson River in a new way. Struzzieri, who owns the nationally famous Horse Shows...
Saugerties approves 80-unit Glasco apartment complex

Saugerties approves 80-unit Glasco apartment complex

In its first incarnation, the multiple-family housing development proposed for Rt. 32 in Glasco consisted of townhouse units to be occupied by the owners. Developers then proposed rent-subsidized apartments, and the project was called Dickinson’s Keep. Large protests from those opposed to affordable housing, along with a lack of state funding, doomed that project. The...
Village slaps stop-work order on Clovelea

Village slaps stop-work order on Clovelea

Is the Dragon Inn / Clovelea cursed? Perhaps it’s the waning, blustery days of early October, but the latest round of news suggests there is something ill-fated about this grand old decrepit Victorian mansion on 9W near the S-curve— which, come to think of it, certainly looks the part of a haunted house. Ever since it...
Saugerties affordable housing approved via video-call

Saugerties affordable housing approved via video-call

After a summer of failing to get five members in the same room at the same time, the Village Planning Board used a video-call to break a tie-vote on the fate of a 42-unit affordable housing proposal. In July, the vote was 2-2 on an extension for approval of the project, whose developers have sought...
Neighbors say Saugerties doesn’t need more self-storage

Neighbors say Saugerties doesn’t need more self-storage

Some village residents say a self-storage business on Livingston St. wouldn’t be a good fit for the neighborhood, but village officials say the zoning would allow it. Residents packed the July 8 Planning Board public hearing to object to a proposal to construct a 20-unit storage facility at 42 Livingston St., currently a parking lot....
Lawsuit possible after Saugerties board’s denial of affordable housing extension

Lawsuit possible after Saugerties board’s denial of affordable housing extension

The Village Planning Board voted against extending approval for a 42-unit affordable housing project on North St., a move the developer’s attorney said could land the village in court on a discrimination suit the village’s attorney believes it would lose. Planners announced last month that Premier Development needed to move forward on its Country Meadows...
Saugerties medical marijuana proposal could bring 100 jobs, says supervisor

Saugerties medical marijuana proposal could bring 100 jobs, says supervisor

Saugerties seems to be a hotspot for would-be medical marijuana operations. Over the course of a week, one company announced a public informational meeting, then dropped out, then only a few days later, town officials announced that another company hopes to set up shop. Saugerties Supervisor Greg Helsmoortel said the company, NY Growing Partners, has...
New owner plans boutique hotel at Dragon Inn site

New owner plans boutique hotel at Dragon Inn site

A long-vacant 19th-century mansion at the southern edge of the Saugerties village has a new owner who plans to fix it up and build a new boutique hotel on the property. Developer Jason Moskowitz of Brooklyn, a summer resident for the past several years, purchased the property at a county foreclosure auction Thursday, April 23....
Cell tower proposed for Mt. Marion

Cell tower proposed for Mt. Marion

Cellco Partnership, doing business as Verizon Wireless, is planning to erect a cell tower on Schoolhouse Rd. The tower would serve Verizon, but could lease space to other users. The Town Saugerties Planning Board had an initial look at the project at its regular meeting on Tuesday, March 17. Attorney Jessica Vigars said the company...