Section 9 girls' soccer brackets

Here are the pairing for the upcoming Section 9 girls' soccer tournament.   Class AA Quarterfinals Fri., Oct. 24 No. 5 Warwick at No. 4 Pine Bush, 2 p.n. No. 6 Kingston at No. 3 Minisink Valley, 2 p.m. Semifinals Tues., Oct. 28 Warwick/Pine Bush winner at No. 1 Monroe-Woodbury, »»Read Full Post

Pleasant Peach Facts and Freezer Jam

Ah, the peach -- a classic sign of summer, a staple in warm-weather recipes for desserts and salads, an anticipated addition to farmers' markets and stands across the country from  June through August. You may love this sweet, juicy fruit, but how much do you know much about its history or »»Read Full Post

Columbia University urban design students host public events in Newburgh

About 49 students in Columbia University’s Graduate School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation are spending their fall semester researching the City of Newburgh and coming up with ideas for remaking the city for an urban design class. Those students make their second appearance in Newburgh on Saturday, when they will »»Read Full Post

DRINKING HV 10/23 - 10/27

THURSDAY OCTOBER 23RDThe Anchor in Kingston has their Octoberfest with Erdinger at 8:30pm! Growlers Beer Bistro in Tuckahoe has a Yonkers Brewing tasting at 7pm! Growler & Gill in Nanuet has an Anderson Valley tasting 6pm - 9pm! FRIDAY OCTOBER 24THBeer World in Kingston has a Catskill Brewery tasting 5pm - 7pm! Green Growler »»Read Full Post

Outside group pledges $600,000 for anti-Maloney ads (updated)

A conservative group called the American Action Network announced Friday that it plans to spend $600,000 on mailings, internet ads and TV commercials opposing "liberal Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney," who's running for a second term in one of 20 House of Representatives races on which American Action Network and an »»Read Full Post

Quick thoughts: Kent State

It takes a few days to process a loss like Army's 39-17 setback at previously winless Kent State. Another game lost in the fourth quarter. The third one this season (Wake Forest, Yale). Another game where Army's defense made an average quarterback look like a star. Kent State's Colin Reardon »»Read Full Post

There are Ghosts on the Street

NEW PALTZ, NY (October 20, 2014) – Historic Huguenot Street has announced the return of its signature Halloween event, Haunted Huguenot Street. This year will feature fresh interpretations and interactive activities for guests rooted in the legends and history behind Historic Huguenot Street. Haunted Huguenot Street programming will run for »»Read Full Post

World Series opener highlights Tuesday's TV best bets

What's better than watching the Fall Classic? The World Series gets underway tonight with two surprise entries - the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals - as a pair of wild cards who have won in wild ways. Fox Sports has the balance of the baseball season, as does »»Read Full Post

2014 Woodstock Film Festival winners!

It's been a great privilege to witness the creative process of so many talented and accomplished independent filmmakers over the last five days. There are final screenings today in five Hudson Valley towns, but this is my final post for this year's festival. An array of photos of the filmmaker's »»Read Full Post

Concert Etiquette

As I get older, and yet another birthday is upon me next week I do most certainly notice certain tolerances have lessened. I hate to think someone in their 30's has become salty or less patient as no one wants to be "that person". I have however become more steadfast »»Read Full Post