A break behind Smokehouse of the Catskills caused the entire system to lose pressure, triggering a “boil water” advisory that lasted several days.
It won’t be a typical year, but events are happening. Here’s a rundown.
Topics include: Reverence Day/Day of The Dead at the New Paltz Rural Cemetery: Give blood to save lives; Woodstock gets new fire engine; The Gardiner Library hosts virtual read with dogs; and more.
Topics include: Cold weather, dining out; Wurts Street Bridge petition; Woodstock Library vote November 3; Thank you to the volunteers for the voter drive thru in New Paltz; and more.
The Saugerties Town Board will be interviewing candidates for an open board position created by the resignation of Paul Andreassen last month.
Boyer has spent 15 years as an assistant and senior assistant public defender in Ulster and Dutchess counties. More recently, she served as principal law clerk in the State Supreme Court. The lone nay vote on the appointment came from Legislator Mary Beth Maio, who cited Boyer’s support for bail reform.
Seeking a third full term as one of two Saugerties town justices, Claudia Andreassen is being challenged on the November 3 ballot by Stan O’Dell, who is seeking his first elective office. Both candidates are registered Democrats. Their names will appear on five different lines.
The Saugerties Town Board accepted the second resignation for retirement of patrolman Donald Tucker at its regular meeting on Wednesday, October 14. Tucker had previously retired about six years ago after reaching the rank of first sergeant in the local police force, said supervisor Fred Costello.
While the Saugerties and Onteora school districts recently welcomed students back into the classroom in hybrid educational models, the Kingston and New Paltz districts were inching closer to putting their own plans into action. Each district is finding it has its own set of unique challenges. Though all are developing safety and cleaning protocols based on Covid-19 state guidance, they are finding no one-size-fits-all solution.
Topics include: Frost Valley YMCA opens outdoor and virtual learning center; Rapid Covid test coming; NYSSMA selects four New Paltz Students for virtual performance; Catskill Center to host Fall Gala virtually; and more.