After their daughter nearly drowned in a pool at a home off Springtown Road last July, the family wants to spread the word about pool safety.
The delegates chosen to represent American Legion Post #72 of Saugerties at next month’s annual Boys State program had their first taste last week of what the five-day event is all about.
One of the hamlet of High Falls’ longest-running and most charming seasonal treats is now up and running once again: the High Falls Flea Market. It happens every Sunday, weather permitting, from the second Sunday in April through the last Sunday in October – this year, October 27.
This Saturday, May 11, The Children’s Home of Kingston will revive an old tradition with its “Partnership Recognition” dinner at the Capital Tavern, on the grounds of the Wiltwyck Golf Club.
Kids under 18 can cast a line and spend some time at the Andrew Mullen Memorial Trout Fishing Derby, set for this Saturday, May 11 from 7 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. at Mullen Farm at 225 Cole Bank Road in Saugerties.
The 8th annual Saugerties Youth Fishing Tournament sponsored by the Saugerties Fish & Game Club will be hosted by the village of Saugerties at the Blue Mountain Reservoir on Sunday, May 19, rain or shine. Registration begins at 8 a.m.
Saturday, May 11: In celebration of warming weather and a long history of apple-growing in the Hudson Valley, the Village of Red Hook will once again fill the streets with May merriment.
Last year, town officials missed the opportunity to tap into a grant that would help fund a new building for the Saugerties Animal Shelter, but town officials said they would try again this year.
Rosendale has its annual Pickle Festival, Saugerties its Garlic Festival, Margaretville its Cauliflower Festival. New Paltz is among many towns in the Hudson Valley with a seasonal celebration of their apple crops. But is there a community in the region as yet that has claimed the humble-but-delicious mushroom as the centerpiece of an annual feast? That prospect may be in New Paltz’s foreseeable future, if Amanda Heidel has her way.
Keeping the annual July 4 festivities going has proved to be a perennial challenge.