In its very first year, the Saugerties Outlaws youth tackle football 12U team is heading to Gatlinburg, Tennessee later this month to compete in the Battle in Rocky Top national tournament.
Saugerties elementary school teachers and administrators will take on the Harlem Wizards in a basketball game in the Saugerties High School gym on Sunday, November 24. The fundraising event is sponsored by the Cahill Elementary PTA. The Wizards aim primarily to entertain crowds with a combination of “tricks, hoops and alley oops.”
In the latest chapter of the tortured saga of TechCity, Ulster County Executive Pat Ryan on Monday, Nov. 4 announced a county takeover of two tax-delinquent parcels at the former IBM Kingston site following a summary judgment by County Judge Donald A. Williams.
The Ulster County Legislature District 4 race is a tale of two challengers. Democrat Brian Cahill and Republican Andi Turco-Levin each hope to fill a seat left vacant by the passing of James Maloney in July. Maloney, who was also the assessor in the Town of Ulster, has had his term completed by his wife, Brenda Maloney.
Do we really understand the stresses poor folks go through? Faculty across the Saugerties school district took part October 9 in a “poverty simulation” organized by Ulster BOCES, a role-playing exercise designed to give teachers and administrators a clearer understanding of what some of the district’s students go through on a daily basis.
This week, the Town of Ulster will set a date for a public hearing on what Supervisor James Quigley III said is “the strongest antidumping or illegal dumping law that we can possibly write.”
After more than a decade of declining enrollment that led to the closure of four elementary schools and a comprehensive redrawing of elementary attendance boundaries, the Kingston City School District is enjoying its first significant increase in its student population.
The new security screening system requires visitors to present a photo ID, which will be inserted into the scanner and checked against the National Sex Offender Registry. A visitor’s badge is printed for use on school grounds.
The Town of Ulster is looking into updating a traffic plan that’s nearly three decades old, though officials stressed that it could be some time before any strategy comes to fruition.
Half-ownership of Dietz Stadium is likely to remain with the Kingston City School District after it was determined that the City of Kingston wouldn’t need to have sole ownership to access over $2 million in grant funds for renovations and upgrades.