Video: Monroe-Woodbury takes part in The Ice Bucket Challenge

CENTRAL VALLEY – There were plenty of so-called Gatorade baths to go around for a great cause at Monroe-Woodbury on Friday. The Crusaders took part in the Ice Bucket Challenge, which has become a viral hit on Twitter and Facebook. Monroe-Woodbury coach Bernie Connolly and his staff submitted to being »»Read Full Post

Andrew King on defense

One of Army's team goals for 2014 is to lead the nation in turnover margin. The defense has done its part in the preseason, working toward the goal. Sophomore middle linebacker Andrew King and company have forced an abundance of turnovers during preseason camp. Whether it's against the top offenses »»Read Full Post

History Happens When You Least Expect It

It is late August in the Mid-Hudson Valley and one of my favorite times of the year. There is a feel to it as the cicadas sing all day, and the peepers take the night. Hot days give way to cooler nights. I can hear the gentle hum, in the »»Read Full Post

North River Hops & Brewing Opens Today in Wappingers!

For the second week in a row, another new brewery opens its doors in Dutchess County.  Last week it was Last Stop Brewing in Poughkeepsie, this week we welcome North River to the local craft beer community.  The Grand Opening is today at 3pm, and they’ll be open until 8 »»Read Full Post

Council approves police-misconduct oversight board

Goodbye “Police Community Relations Advisory Council” and hello “Police Community Relations and Review Board.” A name change is not the only thing separating Newburgh’s newly approved review board from the old 11-member advisory council. When the City Council approved an ordinance replacing the citizen-run panel on Monday, they created a »»Read Full Post

Pro baseball returning to Newburgh in 2015

Newburgh’s Delano-Hitch Stadium will play host to a new East Coast Baseball League franchise in 2015, the ECBL announced Thursday. Welland, Ontario, Canada will also receive a franchise and the league plans to name other sites in the coming months. A contest to name the team is underway. Fans are »»Read Full Post

The Most Alarming Health Trend

Hi, Fran Sussman here, of the Holistic Outlook column in your Times Herald Record, and Sussman Holistic Services. In my last 2 posts, I've been sharing some of the alarming trends I’ve been seeing in my holistic practice. If you missed them, here are Part 1 and Part 2. And »»Read Full Post

Fairness to Pet Owners Act: PART 3 ...DANGER AHEAD!

Fairness to Pet Owner’s Act: Part 3…The Dangers     In this series of posts, we’ve been discussing the “Fairness to Pet Owners Act” which has been introduced in Congress and which our own Senator Schumer has promised to introduce in the Senate. This act would require a veterinarian to »»Read Full Post

Quick and Easy Meals Using the Freezer

Things you will need~ Your choice of freezer-safe containers- heavy plastic bags that seal, plastic containers with tight fitting lids, aluminum foil and plastic wrap, or a disposable aluminum pie pan and heavy plastic wrap. A permanent marker in a dark color Masking tape Notepaper Pen or pencil Keep it »»Read Full Post

A Challenge for the Ice Bucket Challenge.

If you have been scrolling your Facebook feed, chances are you have witnessed the very popular Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS (Lou Gehrig's disease). In case you have been living under a rock, people are challenged by others to pour ice water over their head and then nominate three people »»Read Full Post