Kira Podmayersky and Michael Averill are the respective valedictorian and salutatorian of the Class of 2018, and each will speak during the commencement exercise.
Trashed gardens, items missing from cars, smashed planters and cracked rearview mirrors. These are part of the litter left in the wake of a vandalism wave in Barclay Heights. Residents say they are fed up.
The Kiwanis Club of Saugerties has passed the baton of coordination of the community’s Fourth of July festivities to the Saugerties Lions Club this year. Although the long-standing ceremony will go largely unchanged, the transfer is significant; after 34 years of hosting the festivities, Kiwanis members could no longer handle the event alongside their ever-growing list of community involvements.
Student filmmakers from Saugerties High School have taken first and third place in the fourth annual county teen dating violence video contest.
Lift Every Voice, an exhibit presented by the Saugerties Historical Society featuring seven sculptures created the Saugerties resident, civil rights activist and sculptor opened on Feb. 17 and will be on display until this August at the historic Kiersted House, 119 Main St.
A business owner is not pleased with a Saugerties county legislator’s remarks, plus some letters about the Democratic primary.
The Ulster County feast for veterans, held monthly in different towns around the county, came to Saugerties on June 12.
Terry O’Connell wanted to die in his sleep, be cremated and shot out of a gun. He got his wish.
Trustees have drafted stricter rules for village parking, following complaints from police about their inability to crack down on drivers parking long-term in non-designated lots.
The band has used a room over the Inquiring Mind Book Store as a practice space for years, but the space was in poor condition and dangerous to occupy, said co-conductor Joe Drisgula. The band is looking at new space for practice.