Local schedule for Saturday, March 17

High schools Boys basketball State semifinals and finals, Maines Arena, Binghamton Girls basketball State semifinals and finals, Hudson Valley Community College, Troy Class C final: Millbrook vs. Syracuse Academy of Science, 4 p.m. Colleges Baseball Mount Saint Mary vs. Baruch (DH), at Dutchess Stadium, Fishkill, noon Bronx CC at SUNY »»Read Full Post

Cuomo and Faso trade harsh words over tax proposals

Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Rep. John Faso waged their latest verbal fisticuffs this week, sparring over the Republican federal tax overhaul and Cuomo's efforts to circumvent its new cap on state and local tax deductions. Faso, a Kinderhook Republican whose district includes Ulster and Sullivan counties, must have infuriated the »»Read Full Post

Know your Beer? Come prove it tonight at Grand Cru in Rhinebeck...

Know your Beer? Come prove it tonight at Grand Cru in Rhinebeck at 7pm! »»Read Full Post

Recipe Parmesan Kale Chips

          Provider blog by  Monica Bernard-Thompson, RDN, CDN, CLC While you are running around, completing errands or taking your children to after school programs, it is much easier to stop at a fast food chain for a quick meal than it is to prepare a healthy dish. »»Read Full Post

Basketball (w/video): Marist women set to face St. John's in WNIT

The Marist College women's basketball team will face St. John's in the opening round of the Women's National Invitation Tournament (WNIT) at 7 p.m. Thursday night in Queens. Here's a video previewing the postseason playoff game. (Video courtesy of Marist Athletics) »»Read Full Post

NCAA Div. I men's tournament TV broadcasters and announcers

The NCAA Division I men's basketball tournament gets underway Tuesday night. The First Four games will be televised by TruTV. Action resumes with first-round games on Thursday and Friday from eight sites around the country, and will be televised by CBS, TBS, TNT and TruTV. The same announcers will stay »»Read Full Post

Coaching staff update: Army hires Edwards, Krysl

Army has recently added wide receivers coach Marcus Edwards and special teams coordinator Mike Krysl to complete its coaching staff. Edwards spent the last three seasons as Stony Brook's wide receivers coach. He also coached wide receivers at Bowling Green (2012-13) and Wagner (2009-11, 2014). Edwards replaces David Corley, who »»Read Full Post

Processor Wars Continue

Holocaust Not The First German Genocide The African website, Quartz, posted a report on the recent apology made by the German government to the government of Namibia for the systematic destruction of the Herero tribe more than one hundred years ago, 1904 to 1907. According to the report, the parallels »»Read Full Post

Cornerstone introduces lending library as part of Newburgh school district literacy initiative

In October a room full of educators, local officials and representatives from community organizations gathered at SUNY Orange’s Kaplan Hall for the launch of “Newburgh Basics,” a school district literacy initiative targeting parents of kids up to 3 years old. The idea: recruit community organizations to distribute to parents and »»Read Full Post