Section 9 Division I seeding

  Section 9 Division I tournament (Friday-Saturday at Monroe-Woodbury HS, Central Valley) 99 pounds: 1. Oscar Lainez (Middletown, Sr., 28-3;); 2. Matt Romano (Valley Central, 8th-grader, 36-2); 3. Dylan Earl (Monroe-Woodbury, Soph., 33-2); 4. Hunter Brown (Warwick, Soph., 25-7); 5. Dylan Tierney (Goshen, Fr., 28-5); 6. Kevin Urena (Pine Bush, »»Read Full Post

Coaching staff update: Dixon, Brown added

No official word or release from the academy but Army has added Ball State assistant coach Daryl Dixon and Wofford assistant ShaDon Brown to its coaching staff. Dixon replaces outside linebackers coach Jovan Dewitt, who left last month to take a linebackers/special teams position at Central Florida. He had coached »»Read Full Post

Upstaters feel Bern, keen on Cruz

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton hold commanding leads over their respective rivals in the presential race in a Siena College poll of New York voters released Monday. But those margins are smaller among upstate voters, for whom Bernie Sanders and Ted Cruz each are running a relatively close second place. »»Read Full Post

Simply Sundays' gyro loaf

I promised myself I was going to eat more veggies this weekend. I don't know about you, but when the temperatures drop nothing sounds better than a heaping bowl of steaming hot pasta, so I have to make a conscious effort to fit greens on my plate. But when Susan »»Read Full Post

Charles Davis talks about calling the Super Bowl and moving back to the NFL booth

New Paltz High School graduate Charles Davis will be the analyst for Sunday’s Super Bowl broadcast for NFL’s international audience. It’s the third year in a row that he will be working with New York Giants announcer Bob Papa. Here’s what Davis had to say about calling the big game. »»Read Full Post

Newburgh counsel says police review board needs support

Nearly a year after Newburgh’s Police Community Relations and Review Board met for the first time after a restructuring that included expanded powers, the board is floundering and needs support, Corporation Counsel Michelle Kelson told the City Council on Thursday. The nine-member board started fast, raising a regular quorum over »»Read Full Post

Great Newspaper Resource at the Library of Congress

Subscribe to Hudson Valley History Blog by Email Over the last few years there has been a proliferation of newspaper databases that are fee based. I’m always on the lookout for free databases. I have covered Hudson River Valley Heritage as a resource, and most people by now are aware »»Read Full Post

How to Keep Your Heart Healthy

February is Heart Disease Awareness Month. About 610,000 Americans die from heart disease each year—that’s 1 in every 4 deaths. High blood pressure, high LDL cholesterol, and smoking are key heart disease risk factors for heart disease. About half of Americans (49%) have at least one of these three risk factors. If you have a »»Read Full Post


THIS WEEKEND!THURSDAY FEBRUARY 4THGrand Cru Beer & Cheese Market in Rhinebeck has a 1911 Spirits Cider Tasting at 5pm!Growler & Gill in Nanuet has a Captain Lawrence Tasting at 6pm!The Anchor in Kingston has a Stone Brewery Tap takeover at 7pm!The Ruck in Troy has a Sierra Nevada Pint Night »»Read Full Post

Former players pay tribute to the late Jack Riley

The passing of Army hockey coach Jack Riley will surely be discussed as former players gather for his funeral services, as well as this weekend's ceremony celebrating the careers of past greats Dave Merhar, George Clark and Dave Rost. When Jack Riley was honored in 2007, a host of players »»Read Full Post