Quick thoughts: North Texas

Didn't see Army's 35-18 home loss to North Texas coming. Thought the Black Knights' defense would contain the spread attack of North Texas and the offense would score enough to win. Also, couldn't predict Army's seven turnovers. Army has become a case study in turnover ratio this season: 0 turnovers »»Read Full Post

Want To Find a Job With DEC?

Take a Virtual Walk in the Woods The Sierra Club has created live web cams that allow visitors to view Orcas in the ocean, honey bees in the hive, deer in the woods and other wildlife in their natural habitat. All these views can be seen live in real time »»Read Full Post

Section 9 football standings and next week's semifinal schedule

High school football standings School; league; overall; PF; PA Class AA Division I *Newburgh; 4-0; 5-2; 204; 126 Monroe; 3-1; 7-1; 151; 78 Pine Bush; 2-2; 6-2; 271; 113 Middletown; 1-3; 4-4; 246; 201 Kingston; 0-4; 0-8; 49; 196 Division II *Washingtonville; 4-0; 6-1; 154; 49 Minisink Valley; 3-1; 6-2; »»Read Full Post

Larkin skips two debates and a candidates' forum (updated)

Sen. William Larkin Jr. failed to attend three joint appearances that were scheduled this week with his Democratic opponent, Chris Eachus, including debates the Times Herald-Record and Journal News had scheduled for them on Monday and Tuesday and a candidates forum held on Wednesday by the Orange County Shields, a »»Read Full Post

Celebrate Red Ribbon Week

Did you know over 20 million Americans over the age of 12 have an addiction (excluding tobacco)? Also, over 90% of people with an addiction began drinking, smoking or using illicit drugs before the age of 18. How can we educate our children about the affects of substance abuse? Celebrate »»Read Full Post


PICK OF THE WEEK: Hops Brewhouse in Pine Bush has an Adirondack, Butternuts, Chatham AND 1911 Cider Tasting Friday October 21st, 4pm - 6pm!THIS WEEKEND!THURSDAY OCTOBER 20THGrowler & Gill in Nanuet has an Alesmith Tasting at 6pm!The Craftsman Ale House in Harrison has Fifth Annual Pumpkin Beer Week!FRIDAY OCTOBER 21STHops Brewhouse »»Read Full Post

Thursday Oct. 6's comprehensive TV, radio, web schedule

Thursday, October 6 MLB Game 1: Toronto-Texas, 4:30 p.m. (TBS, WNYM 970-AM, WWKB 1520-AM, ESPNradio.com) Game 1: Boston-Cleveland, 8 p.m. (TBS, WGNY 1220-AM, 97.3-FM, WEPN 98.7-FM, WTIC 1080-AM, WTAM 1100-AM, WWKB 1520-AM, ESPNradio.com) NFL Arizona-San Francisco, 8:30 p.m. (WCBS-2, NFL Network, WFAN 660-AM, 101.9-FM, WRGB-6, WBNG-12, WYOU-22, Twitter) NHL PRESEASON »»Read Full Post

CIA Operations Officer discusses the American Revolution

According to George Washington during wartime, “there is nothing more necessary than good intelligence to frustrate a designing enemy.” This quote is widely referenced among historians discussing U.S. intelligence activities, including Kenneth A. Daigler in his book, “Spies, Patriots and Traitors.” During a special presentation on September 27 at 7 »»Read Full Post

Yankees, Mets in pennant races as season enters final month

The calendar has flipped over to September...and both the Mets and Yankees remain in the mix for Wild Card spots in their respective leagues. Beset by injuries at every turn, the Mets have managed to hang in there at 69-64 heading into tonight's game against the Marlins. The club trails »»Read Full Post

Newburgh police lieutenant closes door on 18-year career

City of Newburgh police Lt. Thomas Murphy officially retired after 18 years on Wednesday, with colleagues lining the sidewalk outside police headquarters and saluting as he exited the building. Murphy had served as a lieutenant since 2008, and before that held the rank of sergeant. Previous assignments within the Newburgh »»Read Full Post