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Thunderstorm wreaks some havoc on Saugerties

Thunderstorm wreaks some havoc on Saugerties

A powerful storm pummeling Saugerties on Tuesday, May 15 elicited a tornado warning from the National Weather Service, produced hail the size of apricots, flooded Partition Street, caused a house fire on Abbotts Court and gave Saugerties’ Highway Department workers and emergency personnel plenty to do. According to Town Supervisor Fred Costello, no injuries were reported.

Cause of Saugerties apartment fire remains unknown as community organizes help for victims

Cause of Saugerties apartment fire remains unknown as community organizes help for victims

The cause of the three-alarm fire at 18-20 Russell St. that claimed the life of 46-year-old Tanya Conklin and seriously injured four others on Saturday, April 21 had yet to be determined by investigators as of Wednesday. According to Police Chief Joseph Sinagra, who spoke Monday, April 23 there is “no indication whatsoever at this time that it was an intentional act.”