Ulster County Schoolhouses: A Look Back, Part I

To welcome the start of a new school year, I'll be posting historic images of various Ulster County schools here throughout the week. Enjoy! (All images from author's collection unless otherwise noted.) »»Read Full Post

Number changes

Some Army players have changed their numbers for games. Here's a list of the players: RB: Joe Walker was 22 now 5 RB: Lawrence Scott was 20 now 4 RB: Elijah St. Hilaire was 29 now 30 WR: DeAndre Bell was 15 now 84 WR: John Trainor was 87 now »»Read Full Post

County agrees to widen pool of KJ poll inspectors

Responding to pressure from Monroe residents for increased scrutiny of voting in Kiryas Joel, an Orange County election commissioner said this week that she will try to assign an election inspector from outside Kiryas Joel to each voting table at the village's two polling stations, starting with the Sept. 9 »»Read Full Post


Eat small, frequent meals and snacks to keep your blood sugar and energy levels steady. Going more than 4 to 5 hours without eating can lead to fatigue, low concentration, and headaches. Keep some easy, convenient meals on hand. Avoid living entirely on snack foods, as they usually won't energize »»Read Full Post

Drinking HV this weekend 8/29 - 9/1

Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? Well why not hit up one of the local breweries or distilleries?  While you’re at it, you can stop by any of the craft beer bars, restaurants and beer stores which do business in the Hudson Valley!! You can find a list »»Read Full Post

On the camp trail: Pine Bush (with video interviews)

PINE BUSH – There is no secret to Pine Bush’s game plan on offense. The Bushmen run a hard-charging Wing-T and the philosophy is pretty simple: Here it comes. Go ahead, try to stop it. The Wing-T, in part, helped Pine Bush win its first Section 9 Class AA title »»Read Full Post

The Best Way to Save on Prescription Medications for your Pets. "Fairness to Pet Owners Act" - Part 4

The Best Way to Save on Prescription Medications for your Pets My last few posts have discussed the “Fairness to Pet Owners Act” sponsored by our own Senator Schumer. This bill would require a veterinarian to provide a written prescription for every medication for a pet. A client would then »»Read Full Post

NEC Front Row back for another season

The Northeast Conference provides free webcasts of athletic events on a service called NEC Front Row. Army volleyball's match at Bryant on Friday (7 p.m.) and Marist's football game at Sacred Heart on Saturday (6 p.m.) are among the early highlights. Other games include: Marist men's soccer at Sacred Heart »»Read Full Post

Tigers walk off Yankees in Detroit

The Yankees lost to the Tigers this afternoon, falling 3-2 on Alex Avila's walk-off hit in the bottom of the ninth inning. The loss drops the Yankees to 69-63, now three games behind Seattle and Detroit, who are tied for the final Wild Card spot entering the games of this »»Read Full Post

Fecal bacteria found in stream that feeds Washington Lake

A bacteria found in fecal matter was discovered in higher-than-normal levels in Silver Stream, prompting City of Newburgh officials to close a gate allowing its waters into Washington Lake. Enderococcus was discovered at levels far exceeding 60 parts per 100 milliliters in the stream during testing conducted by Quassaick Creek »»Read Full Post