Saturday's Sports TV, radio, webstream schedules

Saturday, December 3 NHL Carolina-Rangers, 1 p.m. (MSG, WEPN 98.7-FM, rangers.nhl.com, TuneIn) Chicago-Philadelphia, 1 p.m. (NHL Network) Devils-Nashville, 2 p.m. (MSG Plus, WFAN 660-AM, 101.9-FM; TuneIn) Detroit-Pittsburgh, 7 p.m. (NHL Network) Washington-Tampa Bay, 7 p.m. (WFED 1500-AM*) Columbus-Arizona, 8 p.m. (Sports.Yahoo.com) NBA Nets-Milwaukee, 5 p.m. (YES, WFAN 660-AM, 101.9-FM) Denver-Utah, »»Read Full Post

Bowl update: Texas bound?

A report by ESPN.com's Brett McMurphy paints two scenarios where Army would play its bowl game in the state of Texas. Both scenarios are directly related to whether Navy or Western Michigan receives the Cotton Bowl bid as the highest-ranked team outside the Power Five conferences. McMurphy reports if Navy »»Read Full Post

House bill has Lyme measures Gibson and Maloney sought

Reps. Chris Gibson and Sean Maloney both celebrated this week the House of Representatives' passage of a medical research bill with bipartisan support, highlighting its inclusion of a proposal they introduced last year that is meant to speed the development of treatments for Lyme disease and other tick-borne illnesses. Gibson, »»Read Full Post

Section 9 Football Coaches All-Stars

Section 9's football coaches met recently to pick its annual All-Section and All-League All-Star teams. The Varsity845 team will be announced soon. The Section 9 coaches teams are listed below. SNFCA All-League-All-Section Selections, 2016 Class AA All-League Newburgh Free Academy: Uh’Chiaron Hanson, Bruno Hernandez, Vernon Smith, Ryan Skivington, Dakoda Drummond, »»Read Full Post

Kickstarting Hugo the Huguenot*

Obsessively checking Kickstarter is something that I have tried not to do over the past week.  But I admit, it has been hard not to.  Ever since I launched the campaign to raise funds to publish the book, Hugo the Huguenot, I have wondered, how will it go?  Will I »»Read Full Post

Eating Raw Cookie Dough

Do you enjoying licking the spoon after mixing your cookie dough? Well, you could be eating raw eggs as part of that cookie dough mix or contaminated flour. Multiple ingredients within the dough could be contaminated by pathogens such as Salmonella and E. coli. There are a number of bacteria that would cause symptoms we consider food poisoning. »»Read Full Post

Hell Freezes Over

Cyber Threats As Severe As Terrorism Threats? According to government security advisor, Ron Ross, cyber threats are as dangerous as terrorist threats. Untrustworthy and insecure technology concerns Ross the most since many legacy computer systems control US utilities, dams, traffic cameras and refrigerators et al. The increase of criminal hackers »»Read Full Post

Super Bowl props: They amuse me

If you ever wonder exactly how large gambling is in this country, take special heeds to Super Bowl week. The Super Bowl is the most gambled on sporting event in the universe.   I thought these Super Bowl odds may be of interest to you. They’re courtesy of Bovada, (www.Bovada.lv, »»Read Full Post

DRINKING HV THIS WEEKEND ONWARD! 11/23

THIS WEEKEND!WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 23RDBeer World in Kingston has an Adirondack, Butternuts, Chatham & 1911 Cider Tasting 4pm - 7pm!Bourbon Street Bar & Grill in Monroe has a 1911 Cider Tasting 9pm - 11pm!Exit 4 Food Hall in Mount Kisco has a Westbrook Tap Takeover at 6pm!Beer Noggin in Bronxville has »»Read Full Post

County funding boosts food programs for hungry, homeless students

Cans of vegetables and tuna fish. Bags of dry beans and loaves of bread. Jars of peanut butter and boxes of cereal and pancake mix. Volunteers deployed around tables inside the food pantry of St. Francis of Assisi Church in the City of Newburgh rushed to fill a gaping need »»Read Full Post