About two dozen people braved a cold, drizzly Presidents Day to express support for President Donald J. Trump and condemn Kingston’s status as a “sanctuary city” at a rally in the Town of Ulster.
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In her job as a doula, Fiona Cottrell has attended nearly 200 births throughout the Hudson Valley.
Trinity Episcopal Church’s steeple was removed in 1970 after years of listing to one side.
“Dan was just part of the fabric of what Saugerties is,” said Town Supervisor Fred Costello. “He used his position as a judge and attorney to help many families, many times in their darkest times of need, and it’s been very uplifting to hear how he touched so many members of our community. It’s unfortunate that we’re losing him so soon.”
Thanks to the volunteer labor of locals, Saugerties’ Community Access TV’s studio will be ready to go “full digital,” using new equipment that will be installed within the next two weeks.
The media system in the Frank Greco Memorial Senior Center is being revamped for the first time since the building’s construction in 1978.
The Shining Star Award for Individual Service will be awarded to Joseph Fay, executive director of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Ulster County since 1984.
Sixteen-year-old Zach Swart of West Saugerties Road has been selected by the St. Baldrick’s Foundation as one of its five national ambassadors this year.
Four Boys and Girls Club members were commended for their local good deeds and projects with the Saugerties Community Youth Award at a recent village board meeting.
Bowling is such a quintessential community activity that sociologist Robert Putnam titled his study of the decline of American civic life “Bowling Alone.” If bowling participation is an indicator of community health, Saugerties, which just added a school team due to overwhelming demand, is thriving.