Recruiting: Two Florida commits in one day

Army made some recruiting waves in the Sunshine State Tuesday, picking up two commits. Plant linebacker Joe Ryan and Chaminade-Madonna safety Justin Thomas Jr. are the latest members of Army's 2016 recruiting class. Ryan made a state-high 52 tackles for a loss in 2014. Thomas, an all-Broward County first-team pick, »»Read Full Post

The Historic Preservation Guide to Complete Streets

The Newburgh Preservation Association’s event series, Past Forward, invites the public to reexamine the past to understand the uniqueness of Newburgh’s historic district. Since April, the Association has hosted a talk about the prominent Robinson Family, cleaned up Newburgh’s oldest historic cemetery and examined a historic water supply system and »»Read Full Post

Newburgh mayoral candidate spends $20k on his campaign

Jonathan Jacobson’s biggest financial contributor is Jonathan Jacobson. The former county and City of Newburgh Democratic Committee Chairman seeded his campaign to become the city’s next mayor by donating $15,005 of his own money and lending the campaign $5,000, according to July disclosure reports. “I want to have people know »»Read Full Post

Mets acquire slugging Cespedes

The Mets did finally make a trade for an impact bat, acquiring Yoenis Cespedes from the Tigers at the deadline. New York sends pitching prospects Michael Fulmer and Luis Cessa to Detroit in return. Cespedes came to the major leagues from Cuba in 2012, becoming an instant star with Oakland »»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

SF Giants, Blue Jays get big August air time on MLB Network

The San Francisco Giants and Toronto Blue Jays will get a lot of air time in the New York TV market during MLB Network's schedule of August games. The Giants will appear seven times and the Blue Jays six times. The Detroit Tigers will air five times, with the Kansas »»Read Full Post

What You Need to Know About Poison Ivy

Vincent Bosco, PA-C, Clinical Director of Urgent Care, Greater Hudson Valley Family Health Center Spending time outdoors and in nature with family and friends is a wonderful pastime during the summer months. However, when spending time outside there are certain precautions that you should take to avoid an uncomfortable reaction »»Read Full Post

DRINKING HV THIS WEEK ONWARD! 7/28

THIS WEEK!TUESDAY JULY 28THThe Anchor in Kingston has a Sloop Brewing Tap Takeover at 5pm!WEDNESDAY JULY 29THLazy Boy Saloon in White Plains has a Bad Ass Cider Tasting at 6pm!THURSDAY JULY 30THDraught Industries in Beacon hosts the Hudson Valley Fermentation Society’s monthly meeting!The Burger & Beer Bash 2015 is at »»Read Full Post

Kingston's Justin Robinson to visit West Point; Army hoop schedule announced

The Army men’s basketball team will play seven non-conference road games and host five, including a mini tournament over Thanksgiving weekend and Marist on Dec. 20. Army will host NCAA Division III Ferrum College, coached by former player and West Point 1996 graduate Bill Tharp, on Nov. 13 in its »»Read Full Post

lobster boil

Hi folks! Writing to you from the Jersey Shore, where the weather and food have been superb all week. These are my favorite meals of the year: those nights when my whole family is together and we order takeout lobster dinners, replete with: a few bright red, boiled lobsters (with »»Read Full Post