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Some high school sports begin practice later this month

Some high school sports begin practice later this month

Winter high school sports deemed low- and moderate-impact have officially been approved by New York State, with practices set to begin on Monday, November 30. With the Covid-19 pandemic still raging and infections once again on the rise, however, local school districts are still grappling with how safely to re-introduce sports within the context of their cohort-led hybrid educational models. Can it be done?

Saugerties Lions Club’s annual holiday fundraiser cancelled

Saugerties Lions Club’s annual holiday fundraiser cancelled

The Saugerties Lions Club’s annual November auction, one of its main fundraisers, is cancelled this year due to Covid-19. “That said, programs still have to be funded and needs still have to be met,” said Fran Andreassen. The club serves the local community through various projects and donations that benefit individuals, charities and local benevolent organizations. The club’s goal for 2020 is to raise $20,000.