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Saugerties robotics teams overcome adversity

Saugerties robotics teams overcome adversity

Three teams representing the Saugerties High School robotics program traveled to Connecticut last weekend for the Vex Robotics Competition at Weston High School, a 63-team tournament where students from different schools may find themselves battling another team in one round and joining forces with them in the next.

Waste not want not

Waste not want not

How green is my Hudson Valley? Getting greener all the time, but pesky problems, most of which are universal to human societies, remain unresolved. For instance, how does a sustainable economy deal with the piles of waste it keeps accumulating? How can it learn to convert waste into waste products with a value above zero?

State designation allows Saugerties town police to stock up on Narcan and train more in its use

State designation allows Saugerties town police to stock up on Narcan and train more in its use

The Saugerties Police Department was certified as an Opioid Prevention Provider last week through the New York State Department of Health. Now “Opioid Prevention Trainers” Officer David Stoutenburgh and Chief Joe Sinagra can teach interested parties how to administer Narcan, the only FDA-approved nasal form of naloxone for the treatment of an opioid overdose.

Benefit planned for Saugerties teen recovering from cancer

Benefit planned for Saugerties teen recovering from cancer

Sunday, Feb. 9: Until November 2018, Taylor Block, now 16, was a typical teen who loved softball, skiing and the Jonas Brothers. But then she was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a devastating bone cancer. After enduring over 15 surgical procedures to correct damage that weakened one of her legs, she is hopeful that she will be able to attend prom in May. She came back home to Saugerties three weeks ago after a 12-week stay at Sloan-Kettering in the intensive care unit.