The proposed zoning change on Teetsel Street to allow for twelve townhouse units. Current zoning allows for single-family and two-family homes, but not for attached townhouses.
“I want people to come in here and feel like they’re going to spend time with their girlfriend, or at a friend’s house. I want them to be comfortable.”
Town supervisor Fred Costello Jr. said the commission will give local artists more opportunities to get grants, as well as the ability to codify all of Saugerties’ artistic resources into one database.
Twenty-seven area police personnel from nine departments graduated from a Crisis Intervention Training (CIT) session, conducted in 40 hours over a week-long period, on Friday, Feb. 1.
Billy Cusack now runs garage he used to hang out in as a kid.
The first registered Republican announced his candidacy this week for the District 2 seat on the county legislature. Al Bruno, 58, said he hopes to bring family and constitutional values back to the increasingly Democratic legislative body.
A longstanding fondness for gangster movies and a knack for doing sharp impressions of celebrities landed a Saugerties master barber his first acting gig this month.
The decision of the county executive-appointed county ethics board to fine freshman legislator Joe Maloney $7,000 — half his annual salary — led to a session of ethical hot potato this week when the chairman of the county’s Conservative Party wrote to Attorney General Letitia James, imploring her to conduct a review of the board’s decision and what Conservative chair Jack Hayes is calling possible illegal activities carried out by the Hein administration.
It was an unusual sight for Saugerties, or anywhere. Throughout the weekend, women with satin frocks and ball gowns draped over their arms left her bridal shop at 160 Ulster Ave. in droves.
“With everything that is going on in our world right now, people are overwhelmed, and they’re ready for a simpler way of life with fewer distractions.”