Sports cars, classic cars, hot rods and novelty vehicles lined Partition and Main streets in Saugerties last Sunday, with even a few along Market Street.
More than 500 cars are expected to participate in this year’s Sawyer Motors Car Show on Sunday, July 11.
Saugerties celebrates Independence Day with parade and fireworks.
Work on the Arm-of-the-Sea Tidewater Center, adjacent to Tina Chorvas Park in Saugerties, is progressing. The complete center — a cultural park for arts and science — is years away, but the first show at the new site featuring the giant puppets and human actors is planned for August 18-22 site.
This year’s annual Fourth of July parade in Saugerties will return to tradition and include some 50 local organizations participating. The parade steps off on Sunday, July 4 at 1 p.m., but participants should be prepared to line up starting at noon to get positioned and ready to go.
Describing the survey book as a “book of stories,” Town Historian Audrey Klinkenberg said there are stories of the commissioners of the Town of Saugerties laying out the roads. “There are stories of the people who were aggrieved because the roads were being laid out through their meadows and fields. In one case, over on Mynderse Street, a potato patch.”
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The Town of Saugerties is developing a property maintenance law to make it easier to deal with derelict properties, unsightly conditions or poor maintenance in cases where property owners neglect to maintain their property.
ShoutOut Saugerties premiered its Summer Jazz on the Beach series on June 17 at Saugerties Village Beach. The series will take place every second Thursday through the summer.
A committee was recently formed in Saugerties to create the “Jack Rose Fallen First Responders Memorial” in recognition of all those Saugerties heroes who have given the ultimate sacrifice. The memorial is located at the entrance to Cantine Field in Saugerties. Its namesake, Jack Rose, was a firefighter who died in 2015 at the age of 19 while responding to a Saugerties chimney fire.