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Artist illuminates lost reservoir communities

Artist illuminates lost reservoir communities

Artist Kate McGloughlin’s show, “Requiem for Ashokan — The Story told in Landscape,” will be on view June 3-24 at WAAM, and will include mixed media paintings, solarplate etchings, maps with audio files, and an artist book depicting the loss of home, community, and landscape that took place during the construction of the Ashokan Reservoir.

Saugerties Memorial Day events set

Saugerties Memorial Day events set

This year’s poppy girl will present a bouquet of poppies at the Donlon Wall honoring fallen servicemen. Congressman John Faso will be guest speaker at the event and Saugerties native Colonel Roger H.C. Donlon (Ret.), the first recipient of the Medal of Honor in Vietnam, will also participate.

Fan-made zine brings punk rock-style support to Stockade FC

Fan-made zine brings punk rock-style support to Stockade FC

“The Fence Post,” which takes its visual cues from Stockade FC’s orange uniform embellishment and the cut & paste aesthetic of British football fanzines and classic punk rock flyers, was created by Spike Vrusho, a Rhinebeck-based sportswriter and cab driver, and the author of “Benchclearing: Baseball’s Greatest Fights and Riots.”

Artistic pursuits, chainsaws and local laws tangle in Olive dispute

Artistic pursuits, chainsaws and local laws tangle in Olive dispute

Jean Duffy and Hoppy Quick have known each other since both were going to grade school in Olive. Her yard’s filled with his handiwork; she’s spent the 31 years she’s lived next door to his mother on Samsonville Road looking at the older woman as a mother figure, and helping out when she could. But a neighbor-to-neighbor dispute between the two over home occupations and the side-effects of their artistic pursuits has boiled over and may end up in court.

Saugerties fishing tournament this Sunday

Saugerties fishing tournament this Sunday

The annual Saugerties Fish and Game Club’s fishing tournament at the Blue Mountain Reservoir is this Sunday, May 21. Registration starts at 8 a.m., fishing is from 9 a.m. to noon. This week the game club will be stocking the reservoir with 300 trout, according to Mike Hopf, the village of Saugerties water department superintendent.