Coaches at competing schools believe that because the Lady Sawyers lost their two best players they might not be very good this year. Coach Melville suggests they may be in for a shock.
Take 131 bicycles, dozens of TVs, dolls, footballs and assorted other toys. Add 50 baseball gloves and balls. Combine that with 42 wreathes and garland. Throw in about 1500 light bulbs and add one large Christmas tree. That’s the recipe for the biggest Holiday in the Village celebration that Saugerties has ever held.
Unlike the last several years when the Sawyers had a number of tall players who could dominate under the basket, this year’s team is a bit shorter, but much faster.
The dam was damaged during Hurricane Irene. The project will begin next spring.
This year’s Sawyer Motors Foundation fundraiser benefited the Raise Your Awareness About Narcotics (R.Y.A.N) program and the Saugerties choir program. The event featured America’s Got Talent winner Landau Murphy Jr. and local comedian and Saugerties High School graduate Mike Speirs.
“Honoring the flag does not imply that the republic for which it stands is perfect.”
“Anytime you experience that type of success it can translate into the classroom, to other teams, and hopefully to this wrestling team.”
It was hard to find anyone who wasn’t loving tacos during a recent Tuesday visit to the Saugerties unit of the Boys and Girls Club.
The Saugerties police converted a used ambulance from the Hurley First Aid Squad into a vehicle for its Special Investigations Unit using a $10,000 state grant. “This is the type of vehicle we could have used when we investigated the murders earlier this year,” says police chief Joseph Sinagra.
“These are the only two houses in the village that pay village taxes and don’t have village services. This just doesn’t make any sense.”