There is no surer sign of the arrival of spring than the crack of the bat and the sound of a ball smacking into a mitt. Saugerties High School varsity baseball is here, and the Sawyers are looking to build on last year’s successes one game at a time.
For two and a half decades, Gregg Jones has been closely associated with Rondout Valley school athletics. But it was because of his accomplishments in Saugerties that Jones is being inducted into the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame Club Class of 2019 next month.
The Saugerties Central School District’s Board of Education this week announced the appointment of Kirk Reinhardt as its new superintendent, choosing the current principal of Kingston High School from a field of around 40 candidates.
Automation is coming for millions of jobs over the next decade. But among the hardest to automate or offshore are jobs in the skilled trades, the type of work local students train for at BOCES.
The district will only be able to use four machines, one for each polling place.
The Kingston High School boys’ varsity basketball team is two wins away from the state championship. Last week the team took care of business, winning their first Section IX, Class AA title in six years, and then punched their ticket to the final four with a commanding win over a perennial powerhouse.
George Beisel, a lifelong Saugerties resident, a longtime village employee most recently in the Water Department, is now a member of the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame Club’s Class of 2019.
The play, based on a 2004 novel Peter and the Starcatchers by Dave Barry and Ridley Pearson, is essentially a prequel to Peter and Wendy, J.M. Barrie’s celebrated play and novel about Peter Pan.
Foreclosure proceedings are underway at TechCity, filed in mid-February by a bank against six of 25 parcels on the expansive former IBM site.
Twice a week, on Mondays and Fridays, Saugerties resident Evelyn Raushendorfer, wearing her “patience and caring hat,” walks through the village and arrives at Cahill Elementary School, her pockets filled with mints. Her destination is teacher Lindsay Crowley’s first-grade classroom, where she works with the children in her official capacity as a foster grandparent.