The arena needs a new roof. For another $250k, the town could replace the entire thing.
The village beach has new sand, improved drainage and a new parking lot.
The mayor disagreed with the statement that the village had done nothing, pointing to new signage. “You can’t fix stupid,” the he said about pedestrians not paying attention to traffic.
“The Glasco Fire Department was named our Heart of Gold recipient for their patience and understanding when working with the people who live at Glasco House and Arc Apartments,” wrote Brenda Meeks, a residential director with The Arc.
One of the loudest complaints in Saugerties from tourists, shoppers and merchants has been that there is not enough parking in the village.
Funding for the post-prom party was low ten years ago, so a car show was suggested as a way to raise the necessary money to keep the party going. The party, at the Wood ‘n Wheel, is a drug- and alcohol-free event established 22 years ago in response to the overindulgence of generations past.
Along with local resident Heidi Jo Brandt, club members have been raising money to add more activities for children.
With the help of a grant from the Hudson Valley Estuary Fund, the local theater group Arm of the Sea is hoping to transform the ruins of the Sheffield paper mill on the bank of the Esopus Creek adjacent to Tina Chorvas Park.
A local man and his group of supporters want to build an aquatic fitness center at the Cantine Memorial Complex. It appears they will have to do so without taxpayer money.
Police will be looking for drivers’ texting, talking on their cell phones, passing a stopped school bus, and other instances of distracted driving and issuing tickets.