Offense film breakdown: Penn State

Senior quarterback A.J. Schurr played all 56 snaps and his first complete game of his career.' Schurr scored his 10th and 11th career rushing touchdowns. Army's starting offensive line of  freshman left tackle Rick Kurz, freshman left guard Victor Nieves, senior center Matt Hugenberg, sophomore right guard Mike Houghton and »»Read Full Post

Wong leaves Orange Legislature after two years

Orange County Legislator Shannon Wong, who announced she will resign from Legislature seat as of Nov. 4, said in an interview Tuesday that her new job as a regional director for the New York Civil Liberties Union required her to abstain from political activities, which meant relinquishing the elected office »»Read Full Post

Talk to Wrap Up Season Inspired by Andrew Jackson Downing

NEWBURGH, NY – The month of October marks the 200th year since the birth of Andrew Jackson Downing, whose writings and life’s work has had a great impact on the landscape of the Hudson Valley. The Newburgh Historical Society is wrapping up a season motivated by the accomplishments of this »»Read Full Post

A Visit To Orange County Distillery in Goshen, NY. Tucked way...

A Visit To Orange County Distillery in Goshen, NY. Tucked way back off the beaten path in the black dirt fields of Orange County, you’ll find the Orange County Distillery. Co-owners John and Bryan, along with a staff of 1, farm, distill, malt and run the business that grows 100% »»Read Full Post

Boys soccer state rankings, standings, stat leaders

The New York State Sportswriters Association released its weekly boys soccer poll this afternoon. For the full list, click here. I'll list the top three teams in each class as well as any Section 9 teams that made the cut. Class AA 1. Ithaca (11-0-0, Section 4) 2. Brentwood (9-1-0, »»Read Full Post

WFF Audience Award Winners

The winners of the 16th Annual Woodstock Film Festival Audience awards are: Good Ol' Boy, directed by Frank Lotito, won the audience award for best narrative feature. The film was shot in Kingston and tells the story of an Indian boy who wants to become an all-American good old boy. »»Read Full Post

apple crisp

If fall had a mascot, it would be the apple. A big, fat apple. There's no doubt that when the weather gets crisp and the layers pile on, the first fruit we think to pick, bake, or turn into cider is the glorious apple. Healthy too. Ruth Reichl, former restaurant »»Read Full Post

Updated Saturday sports TV, radio, web listings

The weather is causing havoc with baseball and some college football schedules. Here are the updated Saturday sports TV, radio, web listings. Saturday, October 3 MLB Yankees-Baltimore, 12 p.m. and 7 p.m. (both games on YES,, WFAN 660-AM, 101.9-FM, WKXP 94.3-FM, WZAD 97.3-FM, WTMM 104.5-FM; WADO 1280-AM/Spanish) Washington-Mets, 1 »»Read Full Post

Preparing for the 2015-2016 Flu Season

Joshua Blair, PA-C, The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center Yes, it’s that time again – flu season is here! Learn how you can prepare for the flu this season in the following article, written by Joshua Blair, PA-C at The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center. Question: What is »»Read Full Post

Now that I've upped my Thursday-night record to 5-0 -- thank you kindly, St. Louis -- it's about time to beef up the overall record. I got a head start on it last week with an 8-7 finish and 2-1 best-bets record. I have a ways to go to get »»Read Full Post