Sullivan men's hoop signs six

The SUNY Sullivan men's basketball team has six signees for next season. Three players from Buffalo are Kevin Briggs and Bri'an Brown of Middle Early College High School and Jonathan Lewis from East. The other signees are Givvion Jones of Mount Vernon (Nelson Mandela); Jerrell Reid of Troy (Troy); and, »»Read Full Post

Yankees trade for San Diego 3B Headley

It's a trade that's been years in the making, but the Yankees finally pulled the trigger on Tuesday, acquiring third baseman Chase Headley from the San Diego Padres. New York sends Yangervis Solarte and minor league pitcher Rafael De Paula to San Diego and the Yankees also receive $1 million »»Read Full Post

Cahill's campaign war chest bursting vs. Zimet

The latest campaign disclosure forms filed with the state Board of Elections show incumbent Assemblyman Kevin Cahill with a growing war chest versus his primary rival, Susan Zimet. In reports filed for July, Cahill, D-Kingston, raised $63,630 for the first half of the year, bringing his campaign war chest to »»Read Full Post

NBC, NBCSN to air 89 NHL games this season

NBC Sports Group will televise 103 regular-season NHL games this season. NBC will air 14 games and NBC Sports Net has 89, including an expansion of its Wednesday Night Rivalry series when 10 west-coast games are added in doubleheader action. NBC Sports Group 2013-14 NHL regular-season schedule (subject to change): »»Read Full Post

Buy Local: Shopping at the Farmers Market

Summer has finally arrived! And, Orange County has fifteen different farmers markets for you to explore.  Shopping at the farmers market is one sure way to buy fresh locally-grown and in-season produce.  Take a look at the following tips for making the best of your local farmers market.  Dress appropriately »»Read Full Post

Marlborough's Fighting Quakers

“It is a strange sight, the coffin of a soldier, wrapped in a battle-flag lying in a Friend’s meeting-house.” From Reverend O.B Frothingham’s burial address at the funeral of Quaker brothers Edward Hallock Ketcham and John Townsend Ketcham. The American Civil War brought to light a range of conflicting emotions »»Read Full Post

Hudson Valley Day Trips

OK OK the kids want to go to Disney World. You do the math. Plane tickets, hotel, park admission (which is at the $100 mark), food and souvenirs and suddenly 'It's a small world" has become "It's a small fortune and bank loan" to go to the most magical place »»Read Full Post

Middletown-Newburgh-Poughkeepsie area ranked among top 50 swim cities

A recent study by USA Swimming named the Middletown-Newburgh-Poughkeepsie metro area as one of the top 50 swim cities in the nation. Our area ranked 46th on the list, which took the number of active swimmers and clubs, the amount of accessible pools and the volume of top-level swimmers from »»Read Full Post

Army picks up commit from Okla. CB

Broken Arrow (Okla.) cornerbacker Markale Moses tweeted Monday morning that he has verbally committed to Army. Army recently offered Moses, who is listed at 5-foot-10 and 164 pounds. Broken Arrow coach David Alexander said Army is getting, "a true 'man corner' type of kid.  He's got great change of direction, »»Read Full Post

These 5 Foods Increase Inflammation

Hi, Fran Sussman here from the Holistic Outlook column in The Times Herald Record, and Sussman Holistic Services, with more tips for Your Best Health. Last week, I told you why inflammation is such an important issue for your health, and about foods that decrease inflammation. Today let's look at »»Read Full Post