CHARLES STEELE (PART ONE)

My grandkids say, “There’s nothing to do around here I can’t wait to get out. In hindsight, Saugerties was a great place to grow up.” Starting with his grandfather who brought his work horses up from Manhattan on the night...

MICHAEL SULLIVAN SMITH (PART ONE)

“Once I got married, I had more than just a beagle to keep me warm. That winter, everyone started putting heat in.” Michael Sullivan Smith moved to upstate New York in March 1969 into a crumbling resort with no heat,...

MARTI RANDALL (PART ONE)

“I was able to stay safe for a little while…but not long.” Persistent and determined are adjectives too timid still to describe Marti Randall. After serving in the Marine Corps in the mid-1970’s, she moved to Saugerties where she trained...