The auction of the street art gracing Saugerties streets is set for September 19, according to village trustee Jeannine Mayer. The location of the auction, which for several years has been held at the Saugerties Performing Arts Factory [SPAF], has yet to be determined.
Following the nation’s Pride Month celebrations, Elting Memorial Library will present a program about the recent Supreme Court LGBTQ decision on July 13 at 7 p.m.
Saugerties recreation and parks director Greg Chorvas said that the American Legion and Dutchmen baseball will play short seasons starting this month. As the teams return to play, the insurance carriers have forwarded a series of guidelines and policies that must be followed.
A traditional summer highlight in Saugerties has been the annual July 4 parade, with participation from fire departments around Ulster County and floats from many community organizations. The coronavirus pandemic, however, forced the event to be split among the various fire departments within Saugerties, and to travel to all the hamlets, a run of about 31 miles.
“She’s here!” Intermittent rain and a sustained sense of excitement both permeated the air outside the Golden Hill Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Kingston last Friday afternoon, as friends and admirers of Noami Leaf Halpern gathered to wish her a happy 106th birthday – pandemic-style, through window glass.
Some argue the statues of Henry Hudson, George Clinton and Peter Stuyvesant should be removed because of their actions and statements on race.
The pandemic may have forced local communities to change their Independence Day plans, but the July Fourth weekend will still give people across the Hudson Valley opportunities to celebrate.
Local pools are being filled, lifeguards being hired, and new safety protocols put into place. Ulster County residents will have
“I have this opportunity to try and make it to the major leagues. That’s still the dream, and I’m going to give it everything I have.”
As hotelier and horse show operator Tom Struzzieri looks to the immediate future, he sees some relief from the strict regulations brought on by the coronavirus pandemic.