A number of Saugerties baseball players were recognized by the New York State Sportswriters Association for their play this year.
Mountain high, road narrow Hunter resident Roy Silver urged the town board to do more to stop large trucks from
“It’s a dream come true,” says Glasco resident Joseph DePola as he looks around his newly opened New York Wrestling Academy (NYWA) at Simmons Plaza on Route 9W. With its karate school, fitness center and now the wrestling academy, the plaza is quickly turning into a center for physical fitness.
Rain may have spoiled the pre-party for the annual Sawyer Motors Car Show, but by the time show-day arrived on Saturday the weather was fabulous, with low humidity and plenty of sunshine. More than 500 cars, trucks and motorcycles, and an estimated 12,000 people jammed Main and Partition streets.
“Business has been declining for the last three years,” said one business owner. “It just seemed to go away. And this summer it’s just getting worse.”
The two biggest shortages in the Village are public restrooms, and parking. With the opening of the Saugerties Chamber of Commerce Visitors Center on weekends and its public restroom, that problem appears to have been solved. At their July 3 meeting, Village trustees worked towards relieving a portion of the lack of adequate parking.
State and local officials recently opened the rehabilitated Saugerties Beach, which cost close to $300,000 to repair after it was damaged by storms Irene and Lee and superstorm Sandy.
Four years and about $60,000 later, the Saugerties Lions Club has officially opened its playground adjacent to Cantine Field on Washington Avenue.
Bob Siracusano predicts 500+ cars for the July 9 event.
David Mason was honored as firefighter of the year.