Some 21 police departments in Ulster and Dutchess counties attended a recent Hudson Valley Supervisors’ School held in Saugerties, supervisor Fred Costello said at last week’s meeting. The Saugerties Police Department hosted the event.
The Saugerties Animal Shelter has been working on plans for a new building, said councilman Michael Ivino at the regular meeting of the Saugerties Town Board on October 7.
The Saugerties Historical Society is offering a historic calendar, councilwoman Leeanne Thornton said.
The Saugerties Town Board continued with its hybrid meeting format, with the board members assembled in the town hall for the October 7 meeting, while the session was transmitted to the public via Cisco Webex.
A proposed cellular tower at the Mount Marion Fire House on Kings Highway in Saugerties aroused considerable controversy at a recent zoning board of appeals (ZBA) meeting, councilman Mike Ivino reported at the October 7 town-board meeting.
The Saugerties Town Board has approved ten applicants for the new Police Reform and Reinvention Collaborative Committee: Christine Dinsmore, Tamika Dunkley, Rob Irizarry, Annette Mulianti, Frazen Nadim, Joseph Puma, Gilda Riccardi, Robert Thomann, Gina Kiniry and Lanny Walter. The committee was formed pursuant to governor Andrew Cuomo’s executive order calling for municipalities to review policies, procedures and activities of the Saugerties Police, the resolution to appoint the committee stated.
Kids made Halloween masks at the Saugerties Library last Friday afternoon. The mask-making exercise was followed by “Spooky Tales,” a dramatic reading of stories of the supernatural read by local volunteers in costume. The events are organized through a collaboration of the Saugerties Library and Shout Out Saugerties.
“It’s in the cloud, and we would never drop a call, or lose a call,” said the village treasurer. “The phone system would always be up and running.”
“We should ask that people practice Covid-19 protocols, wear a mask, wear gloves,” Murphy said. Even better might be to leave the bowl of treats for the kids to take, sit nearby, and wish them a happy holiday.
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