The show drew thousands of spectators, 600 to 700 cars, and raised $40,000 for local charities and individuals in need.
‘People push that darned button, and they were walking in front of cars, and I didn’t see one patrolman during the 45 minutes that I was inside [ a local restaurant],” said trustee Terry Parisian. “I saw a dad, with a stroller, push his kid right in front of a car. Clearly, it was red, all the way around.”
Nearby homeowners are notified before trapping begins so they can keep their cats close by. If a pet is trapped, the owners are contacted.
Three Saugerties youths were honored at the village board meeting this Monday, June 3.
Thomas Austin, Isaac W. Vargas, Caesar Varis, William H. Varis, John C. Bolton, Neil Bradley… The list of names went on: And on. The names of 82 Saugertesians who died in the Civil War was followed by the names of Saugertesians who died in the two world wars.
The Saugerties Farmers’ Market opened its season on a nearly perfect day, sunny and warm but not hot. The opening day drew a large crowd, and several new vendors provided a mixture of meats, vegetables and many non-food items. The market this year has a new manager, Beth Troxell.
Barge concert planned; board decides against request to change zoning for Teetsel St. townhouses; sole bid for sidewalk project received higher than amount budgeted; master plan update funding; new village information booth.
The rain held off on Saturday, May 4 for the first Saugerties event in the Women’s Woodstock Grand Prix bicycle race. Not so much on Sunday, for the Woodstock run.
A solar farm on Warren Myers Road was approved. Progress was made on landscaping issues at the A. Montano machinery sales facility on Route 32, with a public hearing scheduled for May 21. A hearing on a two-lot subdivision on George Sickle Road sailed through. And a hearing on a 9000-square foot building expansion at the Catskill Animal Sanctuary on Old Stage Road was postponed indefinitely.
A Saugerties ninth grader who overdosed on a drug on April 12 in Catskill is recovering well in the hospital, police chief Joseph Sinagra reported at the village board’s regular meeting.