If not for his amazing recovery from a car accident as a young man, Derek Whittaker might not be here for his induction into the Saugerties Sports Hall of Fame as a member of the Class of 2017.
Saugerties politics are not for the faint of heart.
“This is pretty incredible asset for the town.”
Bias incident at Saugerties High School, create ways to consolidate, clarification on local solar funding, how Faso should vote, thoughts on Trump, much about health care.
After years of playing second fiddle to the suburban areas around them, some — but not all — of the Hudson Valley’s urban centers are to some degree thriving again, though not by doing what they used to do.
Three Saugerties youngsters were honored by the Saugerties town board at its March 15 meeting as part of the You’ve Been Caught program run by the Saugerties Community Youth Awards Committee.
Though the anti-Faso resistance is mobilizing in Ulster County, the congressman won the race thanks to the solidly Republican north, and it surely looked kindly on his health care vote.
Three weeks after an alleged anti-Semitic incident at Saugerties Junior High School put a spotlight on bias harassment in the school, administrators and trustees addressed the issue before an audience that included the victim’s family and a local rabbi.
Family histories have fluidity. In cases like the Amrods of Saugerties (as well as Red Hook, and many branches throughout Dutchess and Ulster counties), they also have elements of the utmost solidity.
Fack-checking Aiello on town budget; Aiello to run for town office; Trump’s policies are cruel, inconsistent, overreaching; preventable skiing deaths, health insurance reform.