Monday, November 11 — Veterans Day — was clear and cold for the traditional ceremony at the Saugerties American Legion Post 72. In keeping with the tradition, the ceremony began at 11 a.m., the date and time the cease-fire ending World War I was signed: 11 a.m. on November 11, 1918.
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A Saugerties family is asking for blood donations for their three-year old daughter, Cecilia as well as the many in the area and beyond in need. Baby Cecilia was diagnosed with B-cell Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia and her family is currently traveling twice per week so she can receive treatment.
American Legion Post 72 celebrated its 100th anniversary last week, with a banquet on Wednesday night, a parade and celebration at the post on Saturday and a musical tribute to the soldiers who served in “The Great War” and a re-enactor who portrayed a nurse who treated the wounded.
In the Hudson Valley, a shortage of 9000 workers is projected by 2026, while the senior population will continue to grow and get older as it gets larger.
Saugerties American Legion Lamouree-Hackett Post 72 turns 100 this year. It’ll be celebrating its centennial Wednesday, Oct. 16 with a banquet, a parade and a musical evening.
The annual Saugerties Mum festival persevered despite almost continuous rain last Sunday, October 6. While the crowds may have been diminished, a continuous flow of people came to admire the flowers, hear the band, and patronize the vendors in Seamon Park.
The Hudson Valley Garlic Festival returned to Cantine Field in Saugerties this Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29. Here are some scenes from the event.
There’s a place where, as the Beatles once had it, “Your outside is in and your inside is out.” This place actually exists. It isn’t a metaphor, but a physical reality.
Saturday/Sunday, Sept. 28/29: Expect dozens of vendors of every conceivable variety of garlic and garlic-flavored dish (yes, the ice cream is a real thing), plus lectures from chefs and growers, plenty of live music and entertainment.
The auction of the sail boats that have graced village streets all summer contained a Cinderella story. Titled “Sailin Around Saugerties,” the annual auction held Saturday, September 14 at the Saugerties Performing Arts Factory raised money this year for the Saugerties Animal Shelter.