Speakers conceded that solar energy offers a non-polluting source of electricity and is the wave of the future, but they contended the intersection of Old Kings Highway and Schoolhouse Road was the wrong location for it.
Neighbors say the solar farm would have a negative impact on the view of the mountains from a historic area. An informational meeting on the proposal was scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 10.
The plan calls for two megawatts of power to be generated by solar panels occupying 24 acres on Kings Highway.
The most wanted criminals in Saugerties are not the murderers or bank robbers the phrase may conjure up. Instead, the list usually includes people charged with issuing bad checks, driving while intoxicated, and failure to pay fines.
The sign includes a Swastika behind the words, “TRUMP: MAKE AMERICAN HATE AGAIN.” Inquiring Minds owner Brian Donoghue was cited by the village for the sign because of its size.
The proposed facility would be the town’s first.
About 30 people lined up in front of the Inquiring Mind book store Wednesday afternoon, October 19, most to protest a window display of books about Donald Trump, white supremacy and Hitler, below the legend in large print, “Trump, Make American hate again,” with a large flag with a swastika insignia.
“It is kind of ridiculous that these people must give up two weeks of their lives to get the money schools are entitled to,” said Saugerties school board vice-president Jim Mooney.
Garlic-flavored gelato? It’s a treat only available at a garlic festival. The gelato, cannoli cream and other garlic-flavored delicacies were
Plans for the use of that large yellow commercial building between Kings Highway and the New York State Thruway have undergone a number of changes: warehousing, sales, and – in the plan submitted to the Saugerties town planning board on September 20, a truck repair center.