Section 9 boys' soccer coaches' association All-Stars

I posted some of this information sporadically through late October and early November as I got the results. The following post includes the rest of the Section 9 boys' soccer coaches' association All-Star selections for the 2014 season. These awards were voted on and selected by local coaches. The Varsity845/Times »»Read Full Post

Recruiting: Top Tennessee QB commits day after Army-Navy game

Army didn't pick up a win against Navy on Saturday. But one day after the loss, Army may have picked up a victory on the recruiting trail. Malik McGue, a senior quarterback at Science Hill High in Johnson City, Tenn., tweeted Sunday he's verbally committed to play at West Point. »»Read Full Post

Yankees trade Phelps and Prado to Miami

Lots of baseball news making the rounds this Friday afternoon in New York. The Mets are reportedly kicking the tires yet again on Rockies shortstop Troy Tulowitzki, with Colorado reportedly looking for Noah Syndergaard plus in return. The Yankees made another trade today, sending Martin Prado and David Phelps to »»Read Full Post

Dems choose Eachus as caucus leader

Orange County Legislator Chris Eachus of New Windsor will become the new leader of the Legislature's nine-member Democratic caucus in January, replacing Middletown's Jeff Berkman, who decided to step aside after five years as minority leader but will remain on the Legislature. Eachus, who teaches physics at the Newburgh Free »»Read Full Post

Ho-Ho-Throwdown in Kingston

So SantaCon. It's the thing most New Yorkers attempt to avoid in December. You know, the day when thousands of young people dressed in Santa garb come into the city to get drunk and party? Yeah, that day. In theory it's a nice event that could bring together some holiday »»Read Full Post

Newburgh youth, police program survives to see another graduation

A celebration that almost never happened took place inside a basement room at Newburgh’s Center for Hope on Monday evening. As dozens of people gathered on lower Broadway to march west in a demonstration against police brutality, 10 young people and a handful of law enforcement officials shared an hour »»Read Full Post

Army men's basketball upends USC in OT

Army pulled off a stunning and rare basketball victory on Saturday night, beating the University of Southern California, 85-77, in overtime in Los Angeles. Army (7-2) erased an eight-point deficit over the final four minutes of regulation play. Kyle Wilson, the Patriot League’s preseason player of the year, scored 30 »»Read Full Post

DRINKING HV THIS WEEKEND 12/11 - 12/17

THURSDAY DECEMBER 11TH DeCicco’s in Armonk has an Avery Brewing tasting 5pm - 9pm! Growler & Gill in Nanuet has a PA Brewery tasting with Sly Fox and Lancaster Breweries 6pm - 9pm! FRIDAY DECEMBER 12TH The Craftsman Ale House in Harrison has a Singlecut Tap Takeover at 7pm! Green Growler Grocery in Croton-on-Hudson »»Read Full Post

Ulster County Historic Sites in Gingerbread

Each year the Ulster County Historical Society hosts a holiday event and this year's theme is Historic Ulster County...in gingerbread! On Saturday, December 13, and Sunday, December 14, 2014, gingerbread creations of Ulster County's favorite historic buildings will be displayed nestled among the wonderful Christmas decorations at the Bevier House Museum »»Read Full Post

What is "Natural" Pet Food?

What is “Natural” Pet Food? An article published in this month’s Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Society discusses the “Awareness and evaluation of natural pet food products in the U.S.”. It shared several insights into this topic that is very important to me, any responsible, caring pet family and »»Read Full Post