Rip Van Winkle Boy Scouts (and the Hungry) Need Your Help
The Rip Van Winkle Council Boy Scouts are nicely
scouting for food for the holidays. Donations may be dropped off in a
collection box at Town Hall (4 High Street), until Monday, December
For details or to post a copy of the flyer, see this page or click on the image on the left.
Election Notice - 3 Village Board Seats - March 15, 2016
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an election is to be held in the Village of Saugerties on Tuesday, March 15, 2016, to fill the following offices:
Three (3) two-year terms to succeed the present incumbents listed, whose terms of office will expire on April 4, 2016:
Village of Saugerties Trustee
Zoning Board of Appeals - No November Meeting
There will be no Village Zoning Board of Appeals meeting on Tuesday, November 24th.
Village Winter Parking Rules in Effect Dec. 15 through March 15
Beginning the early morning of Tues., Dec. 15, between the hours of 3:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m. if your vehicle is parked on Village streets, you will be in violation of overnight parking rules.
Keeping the streets clear during the winter is essential, to allow our DPW crew to effectively plow, and safely and thoroughly remove snow from our streets.
Thanks to all.
Village Planning Board - Public Hearing - Wednesday, December 9
Notice is hereby given that the Village of Saugerties Planning Board
will hold a public hearing on December 9, 2015, at 6:00 p.m. in the
Municipal Building, 43 Partition Street. The purpose of the public
hearing is to receive comment on two applications.
The site plan
and special use permit application of Steven & Gail Thornton for
the purpose of converting 160 Main Street from a ground floor business
to two one bedroom apartments. Copies of the application and plans are
available for viewing at the Clerk’s office.
The site plan and
special use permit for Sawyer Brothers Holding Corp. LLC for the purpose
of using the parcel at 162 Ulster Avenue for new vehicle storage.
Copies of the application and plans are available for viewing at the
All interested parties will be heard.
Village Fall Leaf Pick-Up has completed
The Village of Saugerties Fall Leaf Pick-up has completed,
Please do not leave leaves or any other debris curbside, at this point.
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
"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.
Great Fall colors have come to Saugerties and the surrounding Hudson Valley. Yet another aspect of Saugerties life to enjoy!
We're coming off of another great year for Saugerties events ... the 4th of July parade and fireworks, the Sawyer Motors Car Show, the Secret Garden Tour, the Hudson Valley Garlic Festival, the Mum Festival and many, many more.
A heartfelt "THANKS" to everyone whose energy and enthusiasm make these events happen and make Saugerties shine!
One quick note to all Villagers ... our DPW Fall pickup will only involve picking up leaves, for everyone's convenience in disposing of them. Please do not include anything beyond your yard leaves, as the DPW will only be picking up leaves this Fall. Thank you for your attention to this.
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.