Pregame blog: Kent State

Homecoming game for 0-6 Kent State. Army will only dress two quarterbacks senior Angel Santiago and junior A.J. Schurr. Junior tight end Kelvin White would be the third quarterback if needed. Army will likely start a new safety pairing. Junior Luke Proulx and sophomore Tevin Long are expected to play »»Read Full Post

Middletown one (tough) win away from making playoffs for first time since 1996

MIDDLETOWN – Middletown made history last week, defeating Roosevelt 35-13 to clinch its first winning season since 2001. Of course, the Middies are proud of the accomplishment, but they hope they aren’t done making history just yet. Next up? Middletown wants to take it back to 1996. That’s the last »»Read Full Post

Newburgh fires development director

James Slaughter was fired as the City of Newburgh’s director of business and industrial development on Thursday, ending a relatively short tenure in which he was passed over for the permanent city manager position after nearly a year as interim. Mayor Judy Kennedy and several members of the City Council »»Read Full Post

Healthy Facts and Yummy Snacks…The Strawberry

Happy Monday and thanks for checking back.  As promised, you will find a most delicious strawberry jam recipe, at the end of my blog, but first, a few healthy and fascinating facts on our friend the strawberry.         Health benefits of strawberries Strawberry is low in calories »»Read Full Post

2014 Woodstock Film Festival winners!

It's been a great privilege to witness the creative process of so many talented and accomplished independent filmmakers over the last five days. There are final screenings today in five Hudson Valley towns, but this is my final post for this year's festival. An array of photos of the filmmaker's »»Read Full Post

The John Ellison House in Vails Gate

Perched at the end of a rolling lawn, in Vails Gate, is an often overlooked historic site that played a significant role in the American Revolution. This home not only hosted many notable officers during the Revolution, but it was also possibly where the famous Newburgh Letters originated. Once the home of a »»Read Full Post

Saturday night Sports TV/radio listings

Saturday, October 18 College football Southern Utah-Idaho State, 4:30 p.m. (BigSkyTV.com) Miami (Ohio)-Northern Illinois, 5 p.m. (Time Warner 398, ESPN3) New Mexico State-Idaho, 5 p.m. (ESPN3) Weber State-Montana State, 5:30 p.m. (BigSkyTV.com) Colorado-USC, 6 p.m. (Pac 12) Tennessee-Mississippi, 7 p.m. (ESPN) Missouri-Florida, 7 p.m. (ESPN2) Georgia Tech-North Carolina, 7 p.m. »»Read Full Post

Outside group pledges $600,000 for anti-Maloney ads (updated)

A conservative group called the American Action Network announced Friday that it plans to spend $600,000 on mailings, internet ads and TV commercials opposing "liberal Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney," who's running for a second term in one of 20 House of Representatives races on which American Action Network and an »»Read Full Post

Concert Etiquette

As I get older, and yet another birthday is upon me next week I do most certainly notice certain tolerances have lessened. I hate to think someone in their 30's has become salty or less patient as no one wants to be "that person". I have however become more steadfast »»Read Full Post

Ebola Virus and Your Dog and other Animals

Ebola Virus and Your Dog and other animals   I’m sure that you are aware that Ebola Virus has finally made it into the U.S.  We have been expecting it to escape from Africa for a long time. In today’s global village it’s extremely easy for biological agents to spread »»Read Full Post