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Monarch of the pond

Monarch of the pond

I have read somewhere that a pond can contain examples of virtually every single major group of animals on the planet. Little did I know that I would have been privileged to experience this phenomenal event right in my back yard.

Saugerties Memorial Day events set

Saugerties Memorial Day events set

This year’s poppy girl will present a bouquet of poppies at the Donlon Wall honoring fallen servicemen. Congressman John Faso will be guest speaker at the event and Saugerties native Colonel Roger H.C. Donlon (Ret.), the first recipient of the Medal of Honor in Vietnam, will also participate.

Saugerties fishing tournament this Sunday

Saugerties fishing tournament this Sunday

The annual Saugerties Fish and Game Club’s fishing tournament at the Blue Mountain Reservoir is this Sunday, May 21. Registration starts at 8 a.m., fishing is from 9 a.m. to noon. This week the game club will be stocking the reservoir with 300 trout, according to Mike Hopf, the village of Saugerties water department superintendent.