December 4, 2018
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...

REINMUTH JOAN

Arriving in Saugerties as a single parent with 3 kids in the 70’s, Joan Reinmuth found herself in unknown territory with 2 acres of land and a house with no insulation. Supported by a community, she developed the philosophy of...

FRED COSTELLO JR

“I have a strong work ethic and see the value in dedicating time to “today” in order to have better “next days.”” Spend a few minutes with Fred and you can feel the strong connection he has with a loving...

December 29, 2017
JOE SINNOTT (PART ONE)

Joe’s great-grandfather Thomas landed at Ellis Island and asked where a good place to live would be. And naturally, they sent him to Saugerties. Thomas settled in Glenerie where Joe’s grandfather John was born. John married Annie, who ran Annie’s...

December 29, 2017
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...

December 29, 2017
TAD RICHARDS (PART TWO)

Tad tells us about taking stewardship over Opus 40 in the wake of his mother’s sudden death. The early days of navigating an Earthwork and a young nonprofit. Stories about the evolution of the concert series and some of its...

December 29, 2017
LANNY WALTER

“It’s my nature to be involved. I’m always up for a good challenge.” If there is a worthwhile cause in the town of Saugerties, Lanny Walter will get involved. Emerging from an activist family, it was a natural move for...

December 28, 2017
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...