The Saugerties pre-kindergarten program at Mt. Marion and Cahill elementary schools has been under way for a little over a month, and school officials think it’s been a great addition.
The works of Augusta Savage, a sculptor and civil-rights activist who lived in Saugerties from 1945 until her death at 70 in 1962, will be displayed at the Kiersted House every Saturday in honor of Black History Month starting this Saturday, February 17.
The Saugerties Junior and Senior High Drama Club will present CSI: Wonderland on Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16-17 at Saugerties High School.
“Dan was just part of the fabric of what Saugerties is,” said Town Supervisor Fred Costello. “He used his position as a judge and attorney to help many families, many times in their darkest times of need, and it’s been very uplifting to hear how he touched so many members of our community. It’s unfortunate that we’re losing him so soon.”
For former assemblyman Pete Lopez, now EPA regional administrator, returning to family roots in Puerto Rico, was, as Yogi Berra used to say, deja vu all over again.
The special election will be April 24. The 102nd Assembly seat vacated by Pete Lopez includes Saugerties and ranges west to Delaware County, northwest to Ostego County and northeast to Schoharie County.
The Saugerties Youth Hockey Mustangs won three of four games, and won the Bronze Medal Game against the Tri-County Eagles with a score of 3-1. In March, the Mustangs will compete in the Tech Valley Hockey League playoffs. The girls’ hockey team, The Fillies, also earned a bronze medal.
The Saugerties police report for 2017 includes a record high in spending, earnings almost triple that of last year, and the purchase of new equipment, including eight more body cameras, a high-capacity data server to store video footage and a replacement police modem.
Saugerties Police will distribute overdose prevention kits and teach attendees how to use them Feb. 26 at the Senior Center, 207 Market St., from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.
“Not only does Jimmy know a million guitar chords, he has a million stories. Sometimes, it’s like he speaks in parables.”