Earlier this month, Saugerties resident Lorenzo Beronilla won his episode of the inaugural season of Top Chef Amateurs, a spinoff of Bravo’s longtime staple Top Chef. The new series, filmed in Portland alongside the next season of Top Chef, sees two amateur chefs battling head-to-head each week with guidance from renowned professionals.
The HITS-on-the-Hudson Summer Series gets underway this week, with competition serving as more than just a preamble to the $500,000 HITS Saugerties Grand Prix in September.
Kingston school district superintendent Paul Padalino provided an update on the district’s summer school program, which began Monday, July 5, at last week’s school board meeting.
The Saugerties Central School District has narrowed down its plans for more than $6.5 million in federal aid, including extended learning, curriculum enhancement and an increased focus on social and emotional learning.
At a July 7 school board meeting, James Shaughnessy was re-elected president by a 6-3 vote, fending off a challenge from vice-president Steven Spicer.
The Kingston school board held its annual reorganizational meeting last week, officially ushering in the 2021-22 school year. It was the board’s meeting held fully in person since the start of the pandemic.
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Tom Hallion, a Saugerties native and SHS Class of 1974 alum, has been selected as plate umpire and crew chief for the Major League Baseball All Star Game on Tuesday, July 13. The game will be held at Coors Field in Denver, home of the Colorado Rockies.
“Our campaign’s goal is to do our part in re-energizing the entire electorate of this district, to give them something to believe in and work toward,” says Erner, a community organizer and housing advocate.
Ground was broken in Kingston last week on the Pine Street Family Health Center, a new facility being built by the Institute for Family Health which is expected to serve between 8,000-10,000 patients annually, regardless of their ability to pay.