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.
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.
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.
Saturday, June 9: Meet more than 400 rescued farm animals and enjoy vegan food trucks, live music and kids’ activities. Speakers include award-winning photographer, author and educator Jo-Anne McArthur, as well as vegan personal trainer and social media influencer Berto Calkins.
“Memorial Day is a day that should not only be celebrated once a year, but every single day,” said Matt Russell, commander of Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5034.
The Rosendale Farmers’ Market will be open every Sunday through October, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The Saugerties Community Youth Awards Committee recognizes and rewards the young citizens of the Saugerties area who are “caught” making good choices and doing good deeds.
The brand-new rainbow crosswalk across from New Paltz Village Hall got its first big workout last Sunday afternoon, as the 2018 Pride March made its way into Hasbrouck Park to kick off the LGBTQ Pride Festival that has been held there every June since 2005.