City of Newburgh to host electronics recycling days

City of Newburgh businesses will be able to dispose of unwanted electronics on April 25 and residents on  April 26 at recycling events being co-sponsored by Advanced Recovery. Electronics can be disposed of on both days at the City Activity Center parking lot, 401 Washington St. Businesses can drop off »»Read Full Post

2014 schedule update

CBS Sports Network released kickoff times for four 2014 Army home games at Michie Stadium and the Black Knights' Nov. 8 game against UConn at Yankee Stadium. Games against Buffalo (Sept. 6), Ball State (Oct. 4), Rice (Oct. 11) and Fordham (Nov. 29) will start at noon at West Point. »»Read Full Post


ONLY YOU CAN PREVENT HEARTWORM DISEASE! PART 1 HEARTWORM DISEASE FACTS AND MYTHS Heartworm disease is caused by an internal blood-borne parasite that grows within an infected animal’s heart.  While many species can be infected, we veterinarians primarily are concerned about infections in your dog. It can only be transmitted »»Read Full Post

Peeps and more!

Finally! The weather here in the Hudson Valley sort of, kind of, oddly resembles Spring! I now feel okay about celebrating this holiday. Snowballs should NOT be a hazard when searching for Easter eggs. Today is Good Friday and if you are of the faith that does not allow meat »»Read Full Post

Alumni update: VC grad Taylor Concklin has monster day for SUNY Orange

Former star Valley Central Taylor Concklin had to be talked into playing for SUNY Orange this season by coach Shana Madura. Concklin, a two-time Varsity845 first-team outfielder, transferred from Division II Mercy College to Orange for personal reasons and really thought she wouldn’t take the field again. “I’m glad I »»Read Full Post

Objections filed for all three NY-22 GOP candidates

Objections have been filed for all three candidates vying for the GOP line in the 22nd Congressional District. Incumbent Rep. Richard Hanna and challengers Assemblywoman Claudia Tenney and Michael Kicinski have all had objections filed against their petitions, according to the state Board of Elections. Hanna, a described moderate Republican »»Read Full Post

DRINKING HV 4/17 - 4/20

THURSDAY APRIL 17TH Beer World in Catskill has a Beer 101 Taste and Learn about IPA education session at 6pm Growler & Gill in Nanuet has a Southern Tier Tasting at 6pm Birdsall House in Peekskill has an Empire Brewing Co. Beer Pairing Dinner at 7pm Growlers Beer Bistro in Tuckahoe has a Harpoon Tap Takeover at 7pm FRIDAY APRIL »»Read Full Post

Previewing the Yankees-Rays series

It'll be CC Sabathia vs. David Price tonight at Tropicana Field as the Yankees and Rays begin a four-game series in the Florida. The Yankees currently sit in first place in the AL East at 9-6, one half game in front of Toronto (8-6). Tampa Bay is 7-8, one game »»Read Full Post

Feeling Sleep Deprived, Anyone?

I’ve been ill with a nasty bug, and more ill than I’ve been in a very long time.  All I wanted to do was sleep, and sleep and sleep some more. So, obviously, with all this sleep on my mind, I started to think about how sleep deprived most of »»Read Full Post

Have You Heard About Oil Pulling?

If you follow me at all, you know I'm a big fan of coconut oil. It has so many benefits, and research continues to support the benefits of adding this healthy saturated fat to your diet. If you missed my post on the subject, you can catch up here. But »»Read Full Post