Update: Steven Johnson

Senior cornerback and projected starter Steven Johnson's status is unclear for Army's opener at Temple on Sept. 2. Johnson, a Newburgh Free Academy graduate, has been sidelined with a knee injury. "I think he's going to come back," Monken said. "We haven't said it's definitely a surgery and this is »»Read Full Post

NY holds third set of 2016 primaries on Sept. 13 (updated)

First came the presidential primaries in April. Then came the congressional primaries in June. And now, New York will hold its third set of primaries for 2016 on Sept. 13, this time for state and local offices. Elections will be held that day for five Senate and Assembly races in »»Read Full Post

The Wear and Care of Contact Lenses

Neha Dada, O.D., Cornerstone Family Healthcare   August 22-26, 2016 is the week of the third annual Contact Lens Health Week. The CDC is promoting healthy contact lens wear and care practices to reduce the risk for eye infections among the approximately 41 million persons in the United States who »»Read Full Post


THIS WEEKEND!THURSDAY AUGUST 25THGrowler & Gill in Nanuet has a Kentucky Bourbon Ales Tasting at 6pm!Growlers Beer Bistro in Tuckahoe has a Liquid of the Gypsies Gypsy Brewer tasting at 7pm!FRIDAY AUGUST 26THCraft Beer Cellar in Warwick has an Adirondack, Chatham, Butternuts & 1911 Cider Tasting 4pm - 7pm!DeCicco’s & »»Read Full Post

Coffee is a Health Food?

The Center for Food Safety Reports Threat to Popcorn Bees fertilize popcorn plants and some bees may die as a result of ingesting neonic insecticides. Of the 40 or so insecticides used on corn, 3 contain bee-killing neonics. The Center for Food Safety recommends consumers buy USDA certified organic popcorn. »»Read Full Post

Soccer: First Look Wednesday

The boys and girls soccer teams from Section 9 will see their first organized scrimmage action on Wednesday, Aug. 24. On the girls side, Monroe-Woodbury will host Goshen, Cornwall, Washingtonville, Middletown, New Paltz and Oneonta at 9 a.m. Also, Marlboro hosts Valley Central at 9 a.m.; Wallkill hosts Newburgh Free »»Read Full Post

Race 4 Downtown run and walk results

The results from the Run 4 Downtown run and walk: Place Name No. Div Div/pl City Time Pace ===== ===================== ===== ====== ====== =============== ======= ===== 1 Mike Chow 445 OVRALM 1 Wappinger Falls 21:45 5:27 2 John Dove 455 M20-29 1 Monroe 22:12 5:33 3 Phil Shea 444 M30-39 »»Read Full Post

Find Your Park in Hyde Park

On August 25th 1916 President Woodrow Wilson signed a bill creating an official agency that would “conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such means as will leave them »»Read Full Post

Hammer coach McGrath proud of his Olympic student

Local hammer throwing coach Paddy McGrath said he can’t believe it’s been 16 years since he competed at the 2000 Sydney Olympics for Ireland, and yet it still feels like it was yesterday, he said. “I know what it’s like. I know the pressure,’’ said McGrath, who lives in Ossining »»Read Full Post

Premier League soccer returns Saturday on NBC networks

The English Premier League - considered by many the best national soccer league in the world - returns to NBC Universal networks starting Saturday morning. In general, there is usually tripleheader action on Saturdays, doubleheaders on Sunday mornings and a Monday afternoon contest. NBC Sports Network usually airs a Saturday »»Read Full Post