WILLIAM MURPHY

Bill Murphy, a 4th generation resident of Saugerties, loves the connection he has with the community. Whether he is working with youth to develop their sports skills or to help shape their character, or in his role as Mayor of...

Anthony Knighton’s interview

We talked about my grandmother’s life chronologically and who she was in contact with and how it has influenced who she has become.

Bringing Back the Old Days

We talked about my grandma and grandpa’s lives as they were growing up and what led them to where they are now.

TAD RICHARDS (PART ONE)

When Tad Richards’ mother remarried, it was to man named Harvey Fite, who lived in a house with no electricity or running water, dominated by a mountain view and a pile of rubble. That was unique enough living arrangement, but...

RICHARD FRISBIE (that’s “ie”)

“I figured I would get old, tweedy and sit in an old chair and read every day.” Richard grew up in a tight-knit family that dominated the hamlet of Veteran and made it possible for his mother to raise five...

AUDREY KLINKENBERG (PART TWO)

Audrey explains her start in genealogy and how her insatiable curiosity has propelled her to record life and death in Saugerties. Everybody knows Audrey. And now that she’s powered by a laptop and Google, rather than pen or copier, Audrey...

McCormack Family History

History of Technology in IBM, Irish Catholic movement in high schools on the north East side of Chicago. History of club Alabam burying the Great Depression. (Pictured: Marcella Benett 1928)

An Honorable Pakistani-American Engineer Life

Basically, I interview my 50 year old father who had travelled to America from Pakistan through striving for success and excelling in academics in Pakistan attending the top Engineering school there. He gives important lessons on how one can achieve...

Computer school thanksgiving project

Me and my grandma close friend had a great interesting interview

Glen Mitchell

My grandpas life and his favorite moment and achievements.

Great thanksgiving listen

We talked about my grandmothers life and all of the adversity and struggles that led to her making future decisions and how they have led to her successes.

My maternal grandmothers memories. (Great thanksgiving listen project)

The interview consisted of my grandmother telling about her memories of her childhood and growing up which was conducted in November 23 2017

MICHAEL SULLIVAN SMITH (PART TWO)

“You lose the history when there’s nothing to remind you of it.” Michael believes it’s the history that’s the identity of a community. In PART TWO, we discuss how he got involved in historical research, the compulsion to write it...

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...

NANCY CAMPBELL

“You know that saying about doing something that scares you?” Nancy Campbell has left no corner of Saugerties untouched by her DIY approach. She has been an owner of a gallery downtown, served on the town board and acted as...