The show drew thousands of spectators, 600 to 700 cars, and raised $40,000 for local charities and individuals in need.
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Ally Decelle, a graduating senior in the Saugerties High School Class of 2019, helped secure a $1200 Youth Opportunities Fund grant to assist the school’s Key Club’s Backpack Program, which sends elementary school students across the district home with meals on weekends.
Last year, after his bladder and lymph nodes were removed, lifetime Barclay Heights resident Tony Amato was declared cancer-free. But it came back with a vengeance six months later, encroaching upon the 48-year-old’s liver and lungs. “Tony’s Army” — about 200 of Tony’s of friends, family and neighbors — are selling hot dogs and baked goods to patrons outside of Kylie’s Sweet Shop during the annual Sawyer Motors Car Show on Sunday, July 7 from 1-6 p.m. to raise funds for his ramping medical expenses.
America has always been a society of joiners, and it was in that spirit that Ulster County executive Pat Ryan last Friday signed resolutions at the historic Volunteer Fireman’s Hall on Fair Street in Kingston to authorize up to $6.2 million in bonding for construction of a public safety training center on Ulster Landing Park in the Town of Ulster.
All manner of hot rods and classic cars from years past will line the streets of the village this Sunday, July 7 from 1-6 p.m. for the 16th annual Sawyer Motors Car Show.
Independence Day — Thursday, July 4 — will feature the iconic Fireman’s Parade in Saugerties, along with a series of baseball games and fireworks at sundown.
Firefighters from Mt. Marion, Saugerties, Sawkill, Town of Ulster, Centerville, West Hurley, Kiskatom and members of the Ulster County Sheriff’s Department and the New York State Police Department paid tribute on June 22 to Captain Jack H. Rose, a member of the Mount Marion Fire Department who died on December 19, 2015 at age 19 in the line of duty.
Last week, Kingston and Saugerties lost one of our favorite people and an unmistakable influence on so many in the underground Upstate New York hip-hop scene, a poetic soul who never took what he had for granted. I am talking about Bobby Daniels a.k.a. Mr. Bobby Delicious and there are no words good enough to sum up the loss or the blessing of knowing him.
Three Saugerties youths were honored at the village board meeting this Monday, June 3.
Melissa Barbier suffered extensive injuries following a head-on collision in February. From 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. on Sunday, June 9, at the American Legion Post 72 on John Street, the family will host a dinner, hold a silent auction, and provide games and music for attendees to raise money to help with the expenses.