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Day of remembrance in Saugerties

Day of remembrance in Saugerties

The Saugerties VFW Post 5034 sponsored a fundraiser for the annual Wreaths Across America campaign on December 19. The purpose of this fundraiser is to remember the fallen, honor those who serve and teach children the value of freedom by placing wreaths on the gravesites of those who served in the armed services of this country.

Rosendale Rec Center will host UlsterCorps’ drive-through MLK Day Celebration of Service

Rosendale Rec Center will host UlsterCorps’ drive-through MLK Day Celebration of Service

Each year for the past 12 years, UlsterCorps, the not-for-profit agency that matches local volunteers with good causes in need of their services, has marked Martin Luther King Day with a gala event called Celebration of Service. With public gatherings currently hazardous to public health, it looked as if this well-loved tradition of volunteer recognition might not be able to happen in 2020.

Woodstock plans drive-through Christmas Eve

Woodstock plans drive-through Christmas Eve

While the Covid-19 pandemic is preventing the usual Christmas Eve extravaganza in Woodstock, volunteers are making sure Santa can still bring good cheer to children in the area. In true Woodstock form, volunteers aren’t going to let the Covid Grinch steal Christmas.