Events
Saugerties' Hudson Project music festival 'on hold'

Saugerties’ Hudson Project music festival ‘on hold’

There may be some events at Winston Farm this year, but another big electronic music festival won’t be one of them. “The Hudson Project is on hold for the moment,” said Michael Lang, who represents the property owners. “It’s not coming back this year.” Last year’s event was held July 11-13 at the former site of...
Cell phone health hazards the subject of film

Cell phone health hazards the subject of film

The Woodstock Smart Meter Forum is sponsoring the Hudson Valley premiere of “Mobilize,” a new documentary on the cell phone industry, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 10 at the Woodstock Public Library, 5 Library Ln., Woodstock. The film explores the long-term health effects from cell phone radiation and the harsh challenges activists face getting precautionary legislation...
Saugerties New Year’s Eve ball drop

Saugerties New Year’s Eve ball drop

A New Year’s Eve Ball Drop in the village will be held Wednesday, Dec. 31 in the Reis parking lot, conducted by Mayor William Murphy and Police Chief Joe Sinagra. Live music by the band 90 proof starts at 11 p.m. Solo cups only for alcohol. The family event will include a performance at SebSi...
On-stage magic at annual Christmas Carol ballet

On-stage magic at annual Christmas Carol ballet

Photos by Alen Fetahi   One doesn’t have to travel to New York City to see onstage magic in a holiday production. All the charm one could imagine was on display at the Ulster Performing Arts Center (UPAC) this past weekend as the Saugerties-based Ulster Ballet Company presented “A Christmas Carol” in three performances for...
Holiday in the Village

Holiday in the Village

Youngsters could be forgiven if they were a bit confused by the abundance of Santa Clauses at this year’s Holiday in the Village celebrations. There were Santas in the banks, at the coffee roasters, on the street, in the shops, at the Kiersted House and as part of the Festival of Lights parade. Would such...
Saugerties Holiday in the Village Dec. 7

Saugerties Holiday in the Village Dec. 7

No one does a village-wide holiday celebration quite like Saugerties. This year will be no different. Holiday in the Village will include a holiday market, music and toy giveaways, live mannequins, free horse carriage rides, kids’ crafts, Santa at the Kiersted House, a petting zoo, entertainment and surprises followed by the tree and menorah lighting...
Christmas Fair benefits animal shelter

Christmas Fair benefits animal shelter

A Christmas Fair will be held at the Saugerties Transfer Station, 1765 Rt. 212, on Saturday, Dec. 6 from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Organizers invite the public to have an “old fashioned Christmas” with “old fashioned ornaments.” For more info, call 246-6211 or 246-5411.
Saugerties marks Veterans Day

Saugerties marks Veterans Day

Photos by Doug Freese   Jim Gage, a past commander of American Legion Post 72, told the story of the Unknown Soldier in lieu of his usual talk on the history of Veterans Day during the ceremonies held at the post last Tuesday morning. An unknown soldier was selected in Great Britain in 1920 to...
New Year's Ball Drop set for Saugerties

New Year’s Ball Drop set for Saugerties

While the Saugerties Area Chamber of Commerce is still meeting to work out all the details of the event, the start of 2015 will be marked by a ball drop at Reis Parking Lot at midnight on New Year’s Eve. The village decided to set up the event after noticing Kingston had stolen its normal...
Zombie Crawl a modest success

Zombie Crawl a modest success

  The fifth annual zombie crawl was smaller than years past, but a success nonetheless, according to organizers. “I’m glad how it went,” organizer Robert Titus said after the Oct. 18 crawl. “It was a tremendous time,” said police Chief Joseph Sinagra, who had expressed concern prior to the event, which was organized quickly by...
Zombie Crawl tonight

Zombie Crawl tonight

Bars and restaurants in the village of Saugerties are gearing up for this year’s zombie crawl, slated for Saturday, Oct. 18 from 6–10 p.m. Mirabella’s will have a band that night and Halloween and zombie-themed food. Most activities will be on Main St., which will be closed to traffic during the event. They include: face-painting...
Animal shelter fundraiser Saturday

Animal shelter fundraiser Saturday

Photos by David Gordon   The Saugerties Animal Shelter yard and bake sale set for 9:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 18, will feature tools, household goods, lots of books, toys and some clothes, said shelter manager Marie Post. The sale also includes baked goods provided by a group of women who volunteer for the fundraiser. Many...

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