The Lamouree-Hackett American Legion Post 72 held its traditional Veterans Day commemoration last Sunday, November 11 at the traditional 11 a.m. start time.
The sidewalk portion of the project came in under budget, but the curbing pushed costs above what the village has available.
The Tidewater Center for the arts, sciences and local history, which would incorporate an aquatic classroom for river education; staging areas for citizen-science projects; a meeting hall and performance space; public access for tidewater fishing; a waterworks playground, and finally a kayak launch and way station for local travelers.
A revision of the village of Saugerties drug testing policy prompts a suggestion from a resident.
Riding bicycles in the village is technically against the law (you’re supposed to dismount and walk the bike). “If we have to then we’re going to start taking bicycles away from people and issuing summonses,” said Police Chief Joseph Sinagra.
The second-best ice cream in New York State can be found, albeit with some difficulty, in an alleyway off Partition Street in Saugerties.
The artist-decorated sailboats that graced village streets this summer were auctioned off at last weekend at Saugerties Performing Arts Factory.
It’s the Maurice D. Hinchey Post Office now.
The 9/11 ceremony in Saugerties honored the many services – firefighters, ambulance corps, emergency medical technicians and police who braved the fires, chemicals and smoke to rescue as many people as possible. Several hundred members of the police and fire departments from the town and village turned out, along with more than 50 spectators at the monument in the Cantine Veterans Memorial Complex.
The practice goes back at least a generation.