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Saugerties Times | Community
Instead of just strolling into a venue, you’ll have to tune in, and sometimes sign up online – say, if you want to perform (from home) at the open mic or have your say at the town hall. But we’re all polishing our Zoom meeting skills these days, aren’t we?
The Ulster County Fair won’t be happening this year, according to organizers. Here’s the announcement: Due to the evolving COVID-19
For the third day in a row, fire engines and police cars, sirens blaring, made their way through the village of Saugerties last Sunday to wish Tina Dean a happy birthday, just prior to her 1:30 p.m. birthday party on the front porch of the Ivy Lodge Assisted Living Facility on Main Street in Saugerties. She is 104 years old.
A large caravan of motorcycles, uniformed officers, US veterans, family members and residents made its way from Tech City in the Town of Ulster down Route 32 to the Ulster County Veterans’ Cemetery in New Paltz in honor of Memorial Day yesterday.
When Tahir Aziz and Rubina Mirza boarded a March 25 flight with three of their five children for a family wedding to their home country of Pakistan, they fully intended to return after the event to their restaurant, Bina’s Cafe on Partition Street in Saugerties. But it wasn’t easy. Restrictions on commercial flights leaving the country due to the outbreak of the pandemic extended their stay for nearly two months.
“This year, it’s all about making the market a safe and secure place to shop,” said Judith Spektor, coordinator of the Saugerties Farmers’ Market committee. “The farmers’ market is more important than ever at this time, both because people need access to fresh, healthy food and because local farmers have lost most of their restaurant sales and the community wants to help support them. So the committee put a lot of effort into designing a market layout that would protect shoppers and vendors.”
It was a soul-stirring moment early last Sunday morning when the majestic Hudson River Sloop Clearwater emerged from its homeport on the Rondout Creek for its first sail of the 2020 season
The Linemen Institute of the North East (L.I.N.E.) in Saugerties recently donated $5,000 to the Saugerties Food Pantry as a way of helping their neighbors in a community they call home in the hopes of making a difference in the lives of those who are having a tough time and to encourage other local businesses to do the same.
Here’s the good news for runners. You can still run. Even during a public-health emergency, there are many virtual races and creative things that people are doing on line to keep themselves connected and engaged with their running compatriots.