April 26 Update on Central Hudson Replacing 14,000 Feet of Gas Lines in Saugerties in 2016 ...

Replacing Gas LinesLatest message from Gary Dachenhausen, the gas foreman for CHG&E in charge of the Gas Distribution Improvement Project that is going on in the Village of Saugerties.  


April 26 - "Our service crews are continuing to work on service changeovers on Market St. and Elm St.  Once all the services are done the crews will continue doing services in the 2nd Phase. Our main line crew has  installed main on Lafayette St. from Market St. to 300’ past Washington Ave.  Today they are installing main on Washington Ave from Lafayette St. to Finger St...."


-- Read more, including detailed near future plans and contact info --

Lots of Spring Village DPW Activity
Spring Cleanup - Steve Nadal and Jake Dodd  The DPW has been busy with Spring Cleanup and storm water and sewer work.

With those projects and the Central Hudson gas line work, there are temporary diversions and detours we all need to take from time to time.


But it's good to see Saugerties sprucing up for Spring and we all know how important infrastructure improvements are ....


-- For more photos of your DPW team at work, click here or on the image on the left ... --

Zoning Board of Appeals meeting - Tuesday, May 24th
ZBA public hearing 

Notice is hereby given that the Village of Saugerties Zoning Board of Appeals will hold a public hearing on May 24, 2016, at 7:00 p.m. in the Municipal Building, 43 Partition Street.  The purpose of the public hearing is to receive comment on the area variance application of Sarkis Simonian for 78 Lighthouse Drive.

Copies of the application and plans are available for viewing at the Village Clerk’s office 43 Partition Street.


All interested parties will be heard.

2016 Great Saugerties Bed Race and Old Timers Day - Vendors and Bed Racers Wanted!


2016 Bed Race image for home page

Applications are now being accepted for participants interested in being a vendor and/or a bed race participating team at the Great Saugerties Bed Race and Old Timers Day (July 3rd).


Find out how much fun you can have on a bed!


For more information and an application, click here or on the picture on the left.

Village's Revolving Loan Committee - Low-Interest Loans Available!
Revolving Loan 


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.

Reformed Church of Saugerties - Call for Vendors

Dutch Reformed Church

Vendors wanted for the Reformed Church of Saugerties' May 7th indoor yard sale.


$15 per space.  RSVP by April 29th.


For more info and reservations, please call Barb at 845-246-5035.


See calendar entry for more information.

Trailways pickup/discharge on Route 32 near Thruway exit - Beginning Feb. 1

Adirondack Trailways BusBeginning Feb 1, 2016, Adirondack Trailways will pick up and discharge passengers at the new NYS DOT Park & Ride lot on Route 32 across from the NYS Thruway ramp. Passengers can purchase tickets at the Sunoco station on Route 32 just north of the Thruway ramp or online at https://tds.trailwaysny.com/

Saugerties Lighthouse included in CNN's Top 5 lighthouse hotels

Fun fact: The Saugerties Lighthouse was included in CNN's "World's top 5 lighthouse hotels" list in this 2013 article.


For more "Saugerties in the News" (from as recently as May 2015 and dating back to a NY Times 1902 article) click here. 

Hudson Valley Magazine - Saugerties Lighthouse is a great place to have a picnic


The latest "Saugerties in the News" item - from hvmag.com   


For more "Saugerties in the News" (dating back to a NY Times 1902 article) click here.


TribLive Online Article Features Saugerties/Kayaking
Kayakers TribLive


"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.

Lifeline Telephone Service
Lifeline Telephone Service
The NY State Department of Public Service has announced a Lifeline Program, to make basic telephone services more affordable for income-eligible consumers.


For full details, click here or on the picture on the left.

What are the Hudson Valley's best towns to live in?

Best Town to Live in

Well ... Saugerties for one!


Thanks to Vernon Benjamin for pointing us to this Upstater article that acknowledges Saugerties as one of the Hudson Valley's best towns to live in. 

Huffington Post - Things to Do in Saugerties!
Huffington Post - Things to Do in Saugerties!

Read all about it!  


Nice Huffington Post article on things to do in Jimmy Fallon's hometown ... good ol' Saugerties!



Testing of Backflow Devices in the Village
 Backflow Device

The Village of Saugerties Water Department in compliance with 5.1.31 (a) of the NYS Sanitary Code, will be sending out notices regarding the testing of backflow devices.


Testing on all devices must be completed annually.


If you have any questions regarding the annual test, please contact the Water Dept. at 246-8958.

Saugerties Drinking Water Quality Report
Drinking Water

The Village of Saugerties "Annual Drinking Water Quality Report for the Year 2014" is now available online.


Click on the image on the left or click here.  

Calendar-Whats Happening

Click here for a calendar of Saugerties events.


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
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.  

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