Brandon Jackson game set for April 15 at Michie Stadium

The New York Police Department’s Finest and the Blue Flames of Philadelphia’s Police Department will play a football game in honor of late Army football player Brandon Jackson on April 15 at Michie Stadium. Jackson, a West Point cadet and starting cornerback, died in a single-car accident on Sept. 11, »»Read Full Post

MLB Network to televise 40 games in April

MLB Network will televise 40 games during the month of April, including 11 during the opening week. Here is the likely schedule for the New York market (Mets and Yankees games are blacked out, and backup games are presented): Tues. 4 - Cubs at Cardinals, 8 p.m.; Wed. 5 - »»Read Full Post

2017 Virginia Beach Nationals: Elfstrum places third, Barczak, Ellefsen all-Americans

Monroe-Woodbury 182-pounder Kendall Elfstrum won his sixth match of the Virginia Beach Senior Nationals, defeating George Walton of Bound Brook, N.J. 4-3 to finish third. Elfstrum, who will wrestle at Division I Princeton in the fall,  earned all-American (top eight) status for the third straight year. Monroe-Woodbury's Evan Barczak and »»Read Full Post

Speaker Bill Birns focuses on Burroughs

The Town of Lloyd Historical Preservation Society  provides a new look at the life of the region’s favorite naturalist, John Burroughs.  Speaker Bill Birns focuses on Burroughs’ philosophy of life and appreciation of nature, reflected in the title Birns has given his presentation: “‘I Go To Nature To Be Soothed »»Read Full Post

The calm before the storm at the Westchester Brew Fest at the...

The calm before the storm at the Westchester Brew Fest at the Westchester County Center in White Plains. Tickets available at the door. General admission is 4-8pm. With Shilelagh Law on stage. »»Read Full Post

Cuomo and Faso wage war over Medicaid measure

A remarkable sideshow to this week's drama in Washington over the House Republicans' proposal to replace the Affordable Care Act was the daily slugfest between Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rep. John Faso over an amendment that was intended to shore up the support of New York's House Republicans. The addition, »»Read Full Post

Employee Burnout a Huge Problem

Employee Burnout Becoming a Huge Problem While corporations book record profits and unemployment continues to decline, employers face a tangible problem: employee burnout. According to a recent study, employees find themselves working more hours and receiving fewer pay increases. These conditions lead to burnout which then leads to new job »»Read Full Post

Sound the Alarm: National Diabetes Alert Day

Held March 28, 2017, American Diabetes Association Alert Day is a day to sound the alarm about the prevalence of type 2 diabetes in American adults. An estimated 86 million Americans have prediabetes, and 90 percent of them don't know they have it. Prediabetes can lead to type 2 diabetes »»Read Full Post

Cornwall's Mike White a Marist football captain

Cornwall graduate Mike White was named as one of four team captains at Marist College for the 2017 season. Joining the quarterback are running back Marcellus Calhoun, linebacker Ruben Avalos III and safety Wesley Beans. White will be a red-shirt junior, having started the past two seasons. He has thrown »»Read Full Post

Section 9 track qualifier notebook: Samuels avoids scare

By Ken McMillan Times Herald-Record WEST POINT – The good fortune that Wallkill’s Richard Samuels enjoys on the track is something he wants to share with others, especially his friends. Samuels had already met the standard required to compete in next week’s state championships on Staten Island. All he had »»Read Full Post