With friends and family in tow, nearly 150 people flocked to the Saugerties senior center to attend the Saugerties Library’s GeekCon event.
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The air was rife at Cantine Field with sounds and pungent smells: the buzzing of bees, the sizzling of grills, the calls of carnival barkers peddling their foodstuffs, and the ambient chatter of hundreds of festival-goers.
Only one in a hundred law-enforcement officers in the United States graduates from the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia. Saugerties police lieutenant K.J. Swart Jr. is one of them.
While we all peered at the maps that had been provide, the old hands knew the trails as though they were a part of themselves.
A community presentation on internet awareness is Ensuring Youth Safety in Cyberspace. scheduled to take place in the Saugerties High School auditorium next Monday, September 25 from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Entitled Ensuring Youth Safety in Cyberspace, the program is free to parents, guardians and the public.
With the 52nd Mum Festival just two weeks away, gardeners throughout the village of Saugerties and portions of the town are cleaning out flower beds to make room for the colorful fall plants for which the festival is named. Seamon Park, site of the October 8 fest, is the epicenter of the seasonal activity.
The Saugerties Chamber of Commerce will host the “Rockin’ Gala and Auction” this Saturday, September 16.
This extraordinary example of pre-Raphaelite stained-glass work was commissioned in 1867 by a parishioner in memory of her husband and two sons. At a cost of $3,000, The New York Herald called it “one of the costliest works of the kind yet seen in this country.”
After five years of a festival focused on bringing local students out of their artistic shell, Morse Rocks is morphing into this weekend’s Hope Rocks, a free two-day event at the Cantine Veterans’ Memorial Complex that at its heart is meant to give hope to those suffering from addiction and depression by blending live music, sports, and fun activities with advocacy, education and support.
“Since I first saw one, I’ve fallen in love with Little Free Libraries,” he said. “I figured that there was nothing stopping me from having my own, and it was a fun idea.”