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In Saugerties, Independence Party primary pits Costello against Andreassen for supervisor

In Saugerties, Independence Party primary pits Costello against Andreassen for supervisor

On June 25, the pair will face off in a primary for the Independence party line on the November 5 generally election ballot; currently, Costello has secured endorsements with the Democratic and Working Families parties, while Andreassen will hold Republican and Conservative party lines. Regardless of the outcome of this first skirmish, the two will again square off in the November general election.

Saugerties re-introduces bicycle police

Saugerties re-introduces bicycle police

Clad in shorts and helmets, cops on bicycles may seem to be less intimidating than officers strapped into police cars, but apparently that is considered one of the advantages of bike patrols. After watching officers train, learning to quickly navigate stairs and apprehend violent individuals on two wheels, a bystander may rethink their preconceptions.