Students in Jamie Rabideau’s English 9 class at Saugerties High School recently competed to write the best persuasive essay. The winner is presented below.
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Communities throughout the Hudson Valley have begun signing on to Community Choice Aggregation agreements, which set the default electricity rates and source for municipal customers who opt in. Increasingly, these programs use renewable energy, allowing climate-conscious consumers to help the environment without adding solar panels to their own properties.
Stuck at home? For some families who had space to spare in their homes or yards, the answer was obvious: Build them a new play structure, or add onto an existing one. Better yet, let the kids help!
Can’t make it to a vaccination site? Ulster County residents can sign up to get vaccinated at home.
A new store would save Saugertiesians from having to travel to the town of Ulster to get their latte, mocha, and frappuccino fixes.
Six candidates are running for two slots on the ballot for the Saugerties Town Board. The Saugerties Democratic Committee has endorsed Kevin Freeman and Kayleigh Zaloga. Also running are Lauren Ruberg, Nina Schmidbaur, Timothy Scott Jr. and Diedre Miller.
Voting in five Ulster County towns as well as parts of the City of Kingston begins Saturday, June 12, for Democratic voters to select candidates to hold the Democratic Party line in the general election on Tuesday, Nov. 2.
The Saugerties High School Class of 2021 will follow the Class of 2020 by holding a drive-in graduation ceremony.
After a year of plastic cups, distanced tables and takeout specials, restaurants are finally able to return to near-normal service just in time for summer tourist season. Customers are ready. Restaurant owners are ready. But servers and cooks are not.
Topics include: Bardavon and UPAC to reopen in August; Bearsville Theater announces summerlong Americana Barbecue Music Series; Ulster County Fair 2021 dates announced; Kingston gun buyback event nets 47 firearms; and more.