As unbelievable as it may seem, the Saugerties’ Sawyers football team can make the playoffs this year. Job one: Beat Wallkill in a Friday the 13th road game.
Activities will take place each weekend, and include history talks, eco-art displays, writing workshops, youth art exhibits, roots music presentations, creative writing, art and music, belly dancing classes, stand-up comedy shows, street dancing, and jewelry-making demonstrations, health and food, yoga, performance art and a community forum.
It was a miracle at Cantine Field.
With the 52nd Mum Festival just two weeks away, gardeners throughout the village of Saugerties and portions of the town are cleaning out flower beds to make room for the colorful fall plants for which the festival is named. Seamon Park, site of the October 8 fest, is the epicenter of the seasonal activity.
Arm-of-the-Sea Theater, which has been performing at Tina Chorvas Park for the last 15 years, would use some property it owns near the Mill Senior Housing Complex, also near the Esopus.
What’s art? What art can or should be regulated in the village of Saugerties historic district?
Work should begin in the coming weeks to clean up the piles of wood and remove the underbrush at the Clovelea (Dragon Inn) property on Route 9W.
All sides agree the water main should be extended. Not all sides agree who should pay for it.
Later this summer or early fall work will begin on adding a new walkway out to the historic Saugerties Lighthouse, shoring up its foundation, and restoring the seawall that protects the building.
Funds for the station through a state Department of Environmental Conservation grant will pay for three-quarters of the cost of the machine, plus the cost of the electricity for two years.