By Julia Reischel on Wednesday, Aug. 25, 2010 - 3:26 pm
That's a helpful reminder from the Times Herald-Record, which is reporting on a phone scam in Saugerties that involves a call from a fictional police squad code-named URGENT: Complaints are pouring in to the Saugerties Police Department about calls from... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010 - 10:15 pm
Village of Saugerties: Apparently crime-ridden enough for spy cameras, but not crime-ridden enough to need its own police department. Just five months after residents voted to abolish the village P.D., the board is now contemplating installing... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jul. 27, 2010 - 1:08 pm
The Daily Freeman reports that the town's plan is to buy the massive bluestone sculpture for $800,000 of grant money, and then turn the site over to a private commission to run it without spending taxpayer funds. Deputy Supervisor Fred Costello Jr. said... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jul. 23, 2010 - 9:51 am
Bad news: The emerald ash borer (Agrilus planipennis), a highly destructive Asian beetle that threatens to effectively wipe out ash trees in North American forests, has been found in a USDA trap in Saugerties. New York State Department of Environmental... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Sunday, Jul. 11, 2010 - 7:59 pm
David Radovanovic, who writes a blog about Saugerties, experienced discrimination against canines firsthand today when he walked his dog Stevie through the Sawyer Motors Car Show. Perturbed, Radovanovic eventually found justice in the form of a... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jul. 2, 2010 - 9:52 am
Apparently you can't put the word "abortion" on the side of a giant fiberglass horse in the town of Saugerties. Even in teeny-tiny type. The Freeman's Ivan Lajara reports: West Shokan writer Martha Frankel informed me on Wednesday night a fiberglass horse... Read more
By Julia Reischel on Friday, Jun. 25, 2010 - 1:11 pm
What kind of person intentionally runs over a mother swan while her cygnets look on in horror? Especially on a golf course called the Lazy Swan? (The mama swan survived.) Via the Daily Freeman. 
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 18, 2010 - 3:55 pm
Mystery solved: It was a teenager with a scary-looking BB gun. Earlier: Unspecified incident has Saugerties school in lockdown.
By Lissa Harris on Friday, Jun. 18, 2010 - 1:29 pm
The Daily Freeman reports the Grant D. Morris elementary school opened again around 10:15 this morning, after being in lockdown in response to, well, something: [Superintendent Seth] Turner said the lockdown stemmed from an 8:45 a.m. "incident" at the... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Wednesday, Jun. 9, 2010 - 3:58 pm
On Saturday morning, a tipster called in a complaint to the DEC about dead fish in the Plattekill Creek just below the vllage of Saugerties' Blue Mountain Reservoir. The timing seems to point to the Saugerties water department: On Friday afternoon,  the... Read more


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