The 35-member congregation at the Saugerties Reformed Church got to know Pastor Randy Prentiss over the years when he stepped in while their leader, Reverend Ruth Kent, was away on various trips. When Kent stepped down last September, church member Terri Massardo suggested Prentiss consider becoming the new pastor.
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This year’s theme is the same as last: “fluttering around Saugerties.” Artwork from 35 local artists will be included in the display.
Technological advances have made “access to information” a necessity that requires most libraries to provide Internet and computer availability for their patrons. But a trend that has taken off recently, particularly since the public health crisis, is the lending of things: physical objects as well as places along the bandwidth.
Saugerties Central School District stepped up to assist with Covid-19 vaccination efforts by offering the junior high school gymnasium as a public vaccine distribution site for residents aged 65 and older on Wednesday, March 3.
Saugerties High School senior Jayden Williams has launched a sock drive for the homeless, and he is inviting the community to participate. He credits his family with inspiring his initiative. “Throughout my life, my family has instilled a sense of civic duty and giving back to those less fortunate,” Williams said.
Not every child needs free school meals, but during Covid-19, every child can help the Saugerties Central School District’s food service program by taking advantage of the free breakfasts and lunches that are currently being funded by the US Department of Agriculture.
Ulster County’s Covid-19 response organization, Project Resilience, will be granting $80,000 to 16 pantries to help support the surging needs
The following was sent to us by the Saugerties Public Library: BOOK BUNDLES: NEW! Stumped for reading and viewing titles?
No matter which trail or carriage road you choose to run on, you know it’s going to be hard for you. It’s going to be cold, especially at first, until your core temperature rises and your circulation gets flowing.
Without saying anything, music activates and potentiates causes, social purpose, and all modes of human connection. This mysterious power lies at the heart of Hope Rocks, the Saugerties-based organization that for half a decade has used the catharsis and joy of rock music to combat addiction and suicide among young populations, hosting a yearly festival that draws thousand and conducting year-round outreach and education.