Is it worth it to maintain two police dogs, or would that money be better spent elsewhere? The debate continues.
Saugerties Times | News
The President of the United States signed public law 115-216 on July 24, 2018, dedicating the Saugerties Post Office to the late Congressman Maurice D. Hinchey. A dedication ceremony renaming the post office will be held Monday, Sept. 17 at 11 a.m. at the Saugerties Post Office, 111 Market St.
According to Police Chief Joseph Sinagra, the Saugerties Police MedReturn Box took in over 300 lbs. of pharmaceutical drugs between April 1 and September 1 of this year. This represents a 40 percent increase over last year’s pharmaceutical returns during the same five-month period.
The Saugerties Library’s proposed 2019 budget cuts spending by just over $20,000, but raises the tax levy by more than $35,000, or 6.6 percent.
Seven years after it was breached by a tree which fell during Hurricane Irene, a dam on Plattekill Creek will be mended using funds from the NY Rising program.
New solar installations are proposed for Churchland Lane and the former town dump.
State officials say that the cause of the April 21 house fire on 18-20 Russell St., which claimed one life and injured three, can’t be determined due to the structural damage to the building.
The Saugerties Town Board is considering the elimination of one of the two K-9 positions in the police department.
Recent heavy rains have outrun the ability of the storm drains on Market Street in Saugerties to handle the water, leading to short-term flooding on some village streets.
Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo announced this week the start of work to reconstruct and reinforce the historic Saugerties Lighthouse’s foundation and adjacent infrastructure which were damaged by Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee and further threatened by Superstorm Sandy’s high water.