Village Leaf Pickup - Monday, Nov. 13 to Friday Nov. 17
Leaf pickup from Village streets will happen the week of November 13 to 17.
Leaves only. Brush can be taken to the disposal site via Steele Street (off North Street), M-F from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m., except for holidays.
For more information, please call 845-246-2321, x1.
Donate for Christmas - Saugerties Area Council of Churches Christmas Toy Store
For the 26th year, the Saugerties Area Council of Churches is holding its Christmas Toy Store. Most of the churches in the Council will be participating, as well as the teachers and staff of the Saugerties Central School System, and many clubs and civic groups.
The Council is asking for the community’s support in this worthy project in the form of donations of NEW, UNWRAPPED toys and gifts for children aged infant to eighteen years old. Click here or on the image on the left for more information.
Central Hudson - Transmission Lines Rebuild Plans
For more information about these plans, you have 2 resources at your disposal:
You can read this letter
from Chris Rottkamp (Director/Project Manager, Central Hudson) to
Saugerties Town Supervisor Greg Helsmoortel, which contains a fair amount of background
You can attend one of 2 Open Houses that Central
Hudson will be holding the week of September 18th. For more informationh
on these meetings, visit this Saugerties Online Calendar page.
DPW Working on ADA-Compliant Sidewalks
This photo shows some DPW work from a few weeks ago, at the corner of Lafayette Street and Washington Avenue, to have our sidewalks come into Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliance.
For a larger image of the photo, click here or directly on the photo on the left.
LendEDU - "Saugerties in Top 100" Best Places to Start a Small Business
Saugerties ranked #90, making it one of the best places in the entire state of New York to start a small business.
For the full report and methodology, click here or on the image on the left.
Bottle and Can Recycling Just Got Easier ... and You Can Help Improve Saugerties' Playgrounds in the Process
Heidi Brandt has nicely set up a process where you can a) place your recyclable (NY deposit) bottles and cans in a large bag with a UPC sticker she's place on it, b) drop off the bag at the Hannaford Supermarket in Kingston (Ulster Avenue) and c) walk away feeling better about yourself, because the deposit money will all go towards the Village of Saugerties Playground Fund. Click here or on the image on the left for more info.
Edible Hudson Valley Article Includes Great Saugerties Businesses
Nice article about the authors' "edible ramble" starting in Saugerties and travelling along 212 to Woodstock.
Features: Miss Lucy's Kitchen, Love Bites Café, Cue, Dutch Ale House, Black-Eyed Suzie's, Lucky Chocolates, the Hudson Valley Food Truck Festival, Smokehouse of the Catskills, New World Home Cooking and various Woodstock venues as well.
Click here or on the image on the left to get to the article.
Renovation and rehabilitation loans are available through the Community Development Revolving Loan Fund.
The Revolving Loan Committee of the Village of Saugerties is anxious to assist Village business owners and lease holders. Funds are available for renovation and rehabilitation of their business properties. The minimum loan amount is $1,500 and the maximum amount is $75,000 with rates as low as 1%.
For more information and an application, contact the Village Clerk, Lisa Mayone at 246-2321 or stop in the Village Municipal Office at 43 Partition Street.
TribLive Online Article Features Saugerties/Kayaking
"There's an irrefutable charisma that begs you to pull the car over as
the road brings you to the Norman Rockwell-ish town of Saugerties, N.Y."
So begins this TribLive article that features kayaking, Opus 40, the Catskill Animal Sanctuary, Ophira Sailing, the Lighthouse B&B and Krauses Chocolates.
The calendar contains links that you can click for more information about each event.
And if you have a not-for-profit event that you want added to the calendar, just click on this link for instructions.
Emerald Ash Borer
On the left is a photo of an Emerald Ash Borer feeding on a leaf. This insect is a threat to area trees. If you see an Emerald Ash Borer, please report the sighting to the USDA Forest Service (866-322-4512). See www.emeraldashborer.info or visit www.na.fs.fed.us/fhp/eab/ for more information.
Phone: See "Contact Us (Village)" in left-hand navigation panel for phone numbers.
Website Disclaimer: Mike Campbell is your contact for information on this Web site. For specifics regarding listed events and organizations, please see the information pertaining to that event or organization. For the Kiwanis Ice Arena, please visit http://kiwanisicearena.com or phone 845-247-2590.
Thanks to Nancy Campbell (Seamon Park photo) and Joy Moore (Esopus Bend Nature Preserve) for the header photos. Lighthouse photographer unknown.