Legislation to rename Saugerties post office for late Maurice Hinchey approved
Jul 09, 2018 4:00 pm
Paul Kirby is reporting for the Daily Freeman legislation to name the Saugerties Post Office for the late U.S. Rep. Maurice Hinchey has been approved by both houses of Congress. Passage was announced July 9, by U.S. Sens. Charles Schumer and Kirsten Gillibrand, and U.S. Rep. John Faso, who co-sponsored the measure. The legislation must now be signed by President Donald Trump for the post office, at 111 Market St. in Saugerties, to be renamed. Hinchey, who lived most of his life in Saugerties, died last November at age 79 after battling a rare neurological disorder. He served in the House of Representatives from 1993 until his retirement at the end of 2012. He served in the state Assembly from 1975 to 1992. Read the full story in the Daily Freeman.