Evelyn Rogers, who has served as the new director of the Saugerties Library for just four weeks, says the most important quality for a local library to embody is diversity — in both its community and collection.
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.
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?
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.
Some 7,000 gleaming new solar panels uniformly line the site of the now-capped Town of Saugerties landfill and should be online in the next month, according to developers from East Light Solar.
The focus of Pat Ryan’s first State-of-the-County address at Kingston High School was programs and initiatives that would provide more economic opportunities to keep more young people in Ulster County after graduation. Ryan graduated from the school 20 years ago.
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.
Rents are increasing across Ulster County. What, if anything, should be done?
Contractor Joe Karolys, who the town spent most of 2019 fighting in court over the legality of several dump sites, is now being accused of diverting a stream, which has flooded the capped town landfill and two neighboring residential properties.
How can cities ensure rising housing costs don’t displace residents? A new study aims to find an answer.