THIS WEEKEND!THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 29THGrowler & Gill in Nanuet has a North Coast Tasting at 6pm!FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 30THDeCicco & Sons in Armonk has Gueuze-a-Polooza at 5pm!SATURDAY OCTOBER 1STGrowler & Gill in Nanuet has a Pumpkin Beer/Cider Tap Takeover at 12pm!Applestock is at the New Reformed Church in New Paltz 10am - »»Read Full Post

Defense breakdown: Buffalo

Army's starting secondary and linebacker Kenneth Brinson played all 64 defensive snaps in a 23-20 overtime loss at Buffalo Saturday. Cornerbacks Marcus Hyatt and Elijah Riley and safeties Rhyan England and Xavier Moss went the distance. Army started junior linebacker Alex Aukerman as a down lineman with defensive end John »»Read Full Post

Some Good News For a Change

How Antibiotic-Free Are Your Restaurant Meals? The website, www.nutritionaction.com recently released a study of fast food restaurants to determine if they serve antibiotic-free meat and poultry. The work is a cooperative effort of five activist foodie groups such as Friends of the Earth and the Center For Food Safety. The »»Read Full Post

Niccoli calls on Amedore to return "tainted" money

Democrat Sara Niccoli is calling on GOP Sen. George Amedore to return more than $30,000 in campaign contributions she says he's received that are tied to Schenectady-based developer Joseph Nicolla, who was implicated in a corruption scandal last week by the state Attorney General's Office. In a press release, Niccoli »»Read Full Post

Football state rankings: Sept. 28

The New York State Sportswriters Association has released its weekly high school football rankings. For the full list, click here. I'll list any Section 9 teams that made the cut below.   Class AA 16. Monroe-Woodbury 25. Minisink Valley Honorable mention: Pine Bush, Washingtonville.   Class A 12. Saugerties 21. »»Read Full Post

Benefits of Exercise for Women

Women’s Health & Fitness Day is the nation’s largest annual health promotion event for women of all ages. This year’s event is set for Wednesday, September 28, 2016, and in future years, is always held on the last Wednesday in September. This unique national program focuses attention on the importance »»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

College football TV, radio, web schedule 9-8-16

If  last weekend was considered the best as far as outstanding college football matchups, this weekend is far from that. Not a single Top-25 showdown is on the TV schedule, but there are plenty of top teams in action. Top 25 teams are marked in RED, and those receiving votes »»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