Trashed gardens, items missing from cars, smashed planters and cracked rearview mirrors. These are part of the litter left in the wake of a vandalism wave in Barclay Heights. Residents say they are fed up.
Saturday-Sunday, June 23-24: Watch teams of two people construct a seaworthy boat from scratch in just four hours! The Boatbuilding Challenge is just one component of Brightwork: A Makers’ Festival, a community celebration of “the art of craft” happening this weekend at the Maritime Museum. Tthere’s no charge to attend Brightwork, which will feature maker demonstrations, live music, hands-on activities for children, art, craft and food vendors.
The Kiwanis Club of Saugerties has passed the baton of coordination of the community’s Fourth of July festivities to the Saugerties Lions Club this year. Although the long-standing ceremony will go largely unchanged, the transfer is significant; after 34 years of hosting the festivities, Kiwanis members could no longer handle the event alongside their ever-growing list of community involvements.
Student filmmakers from Saugerties High School have taken first and third place in the fourth annual county teen dating violence video contest.
The Duck Pond at Mohonk Preserve has long been a favored spot for hikers, photographers or those just seeking a beautiful place for respite. But now that our recent long winter has finally ended, visitors enjoying a spring outing at Mohonk are finding that “Ol’ Man Winter” didn’t depart without leaving behind some collateral damage.
For those who loved Terry, for his friends and family for all of those he touched, they can still find him somewhere in the water, just beyond that place where water turns to air.
The Ulster County feast for veterans, held monthly in different towns around the county, came to Saugerties on June 12.
Terry O’Connell wanted to die in his sleep, be cremated and shot out of a gun. He got his wish.
Where does it begin? What are its boundaries? In which part of Canada does it terminate? Nobody seems to know. But everybody is willing to go to the mattresses to settle the question.
The band has used a room over the Inquiring Mind Book Store as a practice space for years, but the space was in poor condition and dangerous to occupy, said co-conductor Joe Drisgula. The band is looking at new space for practice.