V845 Notebook: Music, redemption and a weekend to remember

“The music and everything? That was my idea.” On Saturday, I spoke with Section 9 swimming and diving chairman Scott Warner about a fun way to build excitement during the section’s swimming championships. In writing this piece, I spoke with winning swimmers of the final heat of each race and asked »»Read Full Post


THIS WEEKEND!THURSDAY FEBRUARY 14THMuddaddy Flats in Troy has an Empire Tasting Brewing Tasting 5pm - 8pm!FRIDAY FEBRUARY 15THGrowler & Gill in Nanuet has a Finback Tap Takeover 4pm - 11pm!SATURDAY FEBRUARY 16THThe City Beer Hall hosts Fidelity of Farmhouse 3pm - 6pm!Hudson Brewing Co. has their “Pineapple Party” A Winter Luau 12pm »»Read Full Post

Ulster Dems, GOP endorse county exec candidates next week

Ulster County's Democratic and Republican committees are set to meet next week to endorse candidates for county executive with uncertainty about whether their contenders will run in both a special election to serve this year and in the November election to claim a four-year term. The vacancy arose this month »»Read Full Post

Monken on new assistants Matt Hachmann and Kevin Lewis

Outside linebackers coach Matt Hachmann and defensive line coach Kevin Lewis will take the field for the first time as members of Army's staff when the Black Knights open spring practice on March 7. Coach Jeff Monken discussed the additions to his staff in an interview last week. Hachmann was »»Read Full Post

Mets spring training TV, radio schedule

The New York Mets will have 14 televised spring training games (10 on SNY, 4 on WPIX-11) and 10 games aired on new flagship station WCBS (880-AM). There may be more broadcasts available once the MLB Network and ESPN schedules are released. Sat. Feb. 23 - vs. Atlanta, 1 p.m. »»Read Full Post

Army baseball opens Feb. 15

Army will open the 2019 baseball season against service-academy rival Air Force, in Baton Rouge, La., on Feb. 15. The Black Knights will face Louisiana State on Feb. 16 and Louisiana-Monroe on Feb. 17. Before hosting its first home game, Army plays a four-game set at Longwood (Va.); faces Saint »»Read Full Post