The eyes of those walking Main and Partition Street will be snagged on the bright matte and metallic paint jobs of hot rods from the past, from 1 p.m.-6 p.m. Sunday July 8.
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Saugerties held its annual July 4 parade yesterday in the village. Photos by Christina Coulter.
Block’s efforts bring Saugerties to the wider world, and gets the wider world to come and spend money in town.
“There are no legal fireworks,” says Chief Joe Sinagra.
The steeple of the Reformed Church of Katsbaan on Old Kings Highway was erected in 1893. Now, 125 years later, the steeple and its housing are structurally unsound. The town code enforcement officer has given the congregation until November to fix it. If they don’t, the disrepair will constitute a property maintenance code violation.
Trashed gardens, items missing from cars, smashed planters and cracked rearview mirrors. These are part of the litter left in the wake of a vandalism wave in Barclay Heights. Residents say they are fed up.
The Kiwanis Club of Saugerties has passed the baton of coordination of the community’s Fourth of July festivities to the Saugerties Lions Club this year. Although the long-standing ceremony will go largely unchanged, the transfer is significant; after 34 years of hosting the festivities, Kiwanis members could no longer handle the event alongside their ever-growing list of community involvements.
Student filmmakers from Saugerties High School have taken first and third place in the fourth annual county teen dating violence video contest.
The Ulster County feast for veterans, held monthly in different towns around the county, came to Saugerties on June 12.
Terry O’Connell wanted to die in his sleep, be cremated and shot out of a gun. He got his wish.