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Saugerties man charged after obstructing victim’s airway
SAUGERTIES – A police investigation into a disturbance on Kramer Court in Saugerties on February 10 resulted in the arrest of a 45-year-old Saugerties man. Mario Mazariego was arrested at 6:36 p.m. following an investigation of the disturbance complaint. He was charged the misdemeanors of criminal obstruction of breathing...
Teen charged with DWI after pre-dawn crash
SAUGERTIES – A teenager has been arrested by Saugerties police after a car crash that caused property damage on February 17. Police arrested the 18-year-old and charged him with the misdemeanors of DWI and DWI with a blood alcohol content greater than .08 percent. The accident occurred after the...
Saugerties hosting a village-wide, all-ages festival this weekend
“Snow Moon” is the Native American name for the full moon in February, meant to bring comfort and encouragement. Over the last few years, Saugerties has been developing an epic all-ages annual festival around the event. From art exhibitions, comedy shows, and craft activities to outdoor events like a 5K run and a scavenger hunt, the festival offers events as unique as individual snowflakes. Highlights include the “Pajama Onesie Dine Around Party,” where participants can enjoy meals at local restaurants in cozy pajamas, and the “Community Bonfire,” providing a warm gathering spot for attendees. The festival also includes unique events like crafting sessions for creating Yeti Lanterns and indoor pom pom snowball fights, adding a creative twist to traditional winter activities. Each event is designed to bring people together, fostering a sense of community and celebration during the colder months. Proceeds from the festival go to area food banks.
Can You See the ‘Problem’ with this Saugerties Apartment?
A recent apartment listing in Saugerties, NY has got the entire Hudson Valley talking. While the local housing market has cooled off slightly for prospective buyers and renters, the general sentiment among New York residents is that the power is still firmly in the hands of homeowners and landlords. That's the current focus on an apartment that is currently for rent in Saugerties, NY.
Experience Authentic Italian Cuisine at these 3 Saugerties Restaurants
In this piece, we explore three delightful Italian restaurants in Saugerties. Have you had the pleasure of dining at any of these establishments? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts and experiences in the comments below!
Kingston man charged with endangering a child
SAUGERTIES – A 30-year-old Kingston man was arrested by Saugerties police and charged with misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child and the violation of harassment on February 16 at about 1:50 a.m. The arrest of Michael Green, Jr. following an investigation into an incident that had occurred days...
Proposed NY law would force hospitals to be more transparent
With two hospitals, Margaretville and, Ellenville, at its edges, Dutchess County hospitals (Vassar, Northern Dutchess, MHWMC in Poughkeepsie) available across bridges, and several hospitals down south in Orange (Garnett, St. Anthony, St. Luke’s, Bon Secours), HealthAlliance Hospital in Kingston is hardly the sole provider for the medical needs of the 182,319 people of Ulster County.
East Fishkill man dies in Taconic State Parkway crash
An East Fishkill man died in a crash that happened on the Taconic State Parkway in the Town of Gallatin on Friday. Joseph Genua, 68, was pronounced dead on the scene.
Icy Spots Possible, Rain for Most.
Storm system will bring snow, freezing rain and rain to the region late Thursday into Friday AM. As mentioned in our previous update, a storm system will be responsible for a southerly flow that will help to advect warm moist air into the region, this will help trigger precipitation and also milder temps.
Saugerties Town Board member says “political witch hunt” is afoot
A motion on the agenda at the Saugerties Town Board meeting on Wednesday, February 14 to deny any and all Freedom of Information Law (FOIL) requests and appeals in regard to matters of ongoing investigations and attorney/client-privileged documents or information was pulled and replaced with a narrower version that applied essentially to one particular case. When the motion came up for discussion, supervisor Fred Costello read the amended motion: “I would like to make a motion to deny the following request: ‘Pursuant to Freedom of Information Law, we appeal the Town Board’s decision to deny information as follows: received on February 7 2024 in response to the FOIL request sent February 6, 2024. The original FOIL was sent on January 29, 2024, and was denied for the reasons set below as identified by the council.’” The motion was seconded by councilwoman Leeanne Thornton. The board voted 4-1, with Costello in opposition, to table the revised resolution.
Terrific Margaritas And Where To Find One In The Hudson Valley
I realize that not everyone might be looking for a margarita in February but maybe this week you should give our list of tasty margaritas a once over. This Thursday is National Margarita Day. Frozen or on the rock a margarita could hit the spot this week. I enjoy a...
Washington County family homeless shelter opens in Kingston
KINGSTON, R.I. (WJAR) — The Rhode Island Department of Housing opened a new shelter in Kingston for families dealing with homelessness. The shelter has been in the works for several months now with state leaders trying to tackle the need for something like this in Washington county. Before this,...
These Kingston, NY based Cats are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around kingston.
Structure Fire Reported at HealthAlliance Hospital, Kingston
The City of Kingston Fire Department was dispatched to the facility Monday morning. HealthAlliance Hospital opened a new $113 million facility on Mary's Avenue in Kingston, NY to replace the hospital's outdated Broadway campus back in 2022. We reported in Feb. 2023 that the hospital had gotten a new helipad.
Helping Ulster County farmers help themselves
Woodstock resident Deborah DeWan has become Ulster County’s first agricultural services administrator. Hers is a new position within the county economic development department. She will be responsible for implementing new agricultural programs. Ulster County executive Jen Metzger made the announcement February 19. “We want to see the county take...
Headlines: 6-car crash in Yonkers, car stolen in Airmont, Kingston child endangerment
Here are some stories making headlines across the Hudson Valley.
Yelp Names Three Hudson Valley Pizza Spots Best of the Best in 2024
We know that when it comes to restaurants and eateries there's no lack of options here in the Hudson Valley. With that said, we are also surrounded by several award winning and recognized establishments. Recently, Yelp generated their list of Top 100 spots for tacos in the country, and the...
Ulster County hosts program to help new farmers grow a future in agriculture
A new program in Ulster County is helping people grow a future in agriculture. Cornell Cooperative Extension in Kingston is hosting the 2024 New and Beginner Farming Program. Event organizers say they will cover topics including local farming, poultry and livestock production and agritourism. The program will be held on...
Exquisite Japanese Cuisine: Top 4 Restaurants to Explore in Kingston
This piece presents four remarkable Japanese restaurants in Kingston. Have you had the chance to visit any of them? If you have, we'd love to hear your experiences in the comments section below:
Shady Acres Saloon
Shady Acres Saloon has cold beer, corn hole ,and country music bands.