Bradshaw named starting quarterback

As expected, sophomore quarterback Ahmad Bradshaw was officially named Army's starting quarterback by coach Jeff Monken Monday. Bradshaw, who had received most of the first-team snaps in the preseason, will make his college debut Friday night in Army's season opener against Fordham at Michie Stadium. He brings a quick open-field »»Read Full Post

Marist football depth chart: Mike White No. 2 at QB

Cornwall graduate Mike White was named the No. 2 quarterback for Marist in advance of Saturday night's opener at Bucknell. Ed Achziger, who made five starts and two relief outings in 2014, has been named the starter. The Marist depth chart for Saturday's game: FIRST TEAM OFFENSE WR - Matt »»Read Full Post

Dutchess County heating oil exec files to run for NY-19

A Dutchess County heating oil executive has throw his hat in the ring to run as a Republican for New York's 19th Congressional District. Andrew Heaney filed his statement of candidacy this month with the Federal Election Commission. Rep. Chris Gibson, a retired Army colonel, has said he won't seek »»Read Full Post

Team Mid-Hudson rosters for BCANY Summer Hoops Fest

Rosters and schedules for the fifth annual BCANY Summer Hoops Fest, which begins Friday in the Binghamton area, have been released. The teams are allowed four days of practice this week before heading up to Binghamton and I'll be catching up with both the boys and girls squads in the »»Read Full Post

Now that’s a flight. At Westbrook, Charleston, SC....

Now that’s a flight. At Westbrook, Charleston, SC. Bourbon/Rye Barrel Aged Anfernee, 2014 Mexican Cake, 2015 Mexican Chipotle Cake, Evil Twin From Amager With Love. »»Read Full Post

TV programs honor Al Arbour

With the passing of NHL coaching legend Al Arbour on Friday, the MSG Networks have added New York Islanders programs to the weekend schedule. On Saturday on MSG Network, "MSG Vault" will show "Birth of the Islanders" at 2 p.m. and "1975 Islanders: The Comeback" at 3 p.m. On Sunday, »»Read Full Post

Newburgh firefighters donate bike helmets to city kids

Newburgh’s main firehouse on Grand Street is a regular stopping point for city children needing air for their bicycle tires or a quick adjustment of their chains. So fire officials figured the station was an ideal place to promote bike safety by distributing helmets to children. On Aug. 11 they »»Read Full Post

The Importance of Well-Child Visits

Thomas DePaola, MD, The Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center Have you scheduled your child’s school physical? The importance of well-child visits at any age cannot be overstated, as they ensure that your child is growing and developing appropriately. Physicals are a critical medical appointment and are also a requirement »»Read Full Post

William and Sarah Osterhoudt

The Osterhoudt house, located on a dead-end street in Lake Katrine, NY, is one of the oldest in Ulster County. It’s about five miles from the Stockade District of Kingston where Sarah’s eldest brother Abraham Hasbrouck lived. A considerable amount of information is known about the home Osterhoudt, but little »»Read Full Post

paella with chicken, shrimp and veggies

I remember the first time I had an authentic paella - the Valencian rice dish that's flavored with saffron and made with chicken or rabbit or seafood or a mixture of them all. It happened when I was working as an English teacher at a summer camp in the Valencian »»Read Full Post