Skoufis annexation bills slated for committee votes

Both state bills announced this week by Assemblyman James Skoufis, D-Woodbury, in response to the Kiryas Joel annexation controversy have been taken up in the Senate by William Larkin Jr. and are scheduled to be taken up by two Assembly committees next week. One proposal, A7629, would allow state officials »»Read Full Post

Gully’s Goes All-NY Craft Beer! The Newburgh waterfront’s...

Gully’s Goes All-NY Craft Beer! The Newburgh waterfront’s infamous floating bar is back for Summer 2015 with a whole new image, all New York State beer and a brand new menu. Re-opening this weekend, under the new watch of Joe Valentine, the former owner of the Firebird restaurant in Times »»Read Full Post

Section 9 boys lacrosse awards: 2015

Note: These are the teams that are voted on by local coaches. The Varsity845 team will be published shortly after the season. -- U.S. Lacrosse awards 2015 All-Americans Joe Sessa, Attackman, Senior, Minisink Valley High School Alec Tocco, Defenseman, Senior, Rondout Valley High School Chris Schlappich, Midfielder, Junior, Highland High »»Read Full Post

Hugenberg among top college centers

Army senior Matt Hugenberg was one of 52 players named to the Rimington Trophy watch list Tuesday. The Rimington Trophy is given to the country's best center. Hugenberg was the only Army offensive lineman to start all 12 games in 2014. It was the first time that Hugenberg, who is »»Read Full Post

Wine Tasting & Art History Tour with Millbrook Winery & Artist Kevin Cook

NEW PALTZ, NY (May 18, 2015) – Historic Huguenot Street is pleased to announce its upcoming Fourth Saturday event, an art history tour with local artist Kevin Cook accompanied by a wine tasting by Millbrook Winery. The tour and tasting will begin at the 1799 LeFevre House (54 Huguenot Street) »»Read Full Post

BBQ Bootcamp: Romesco Sauce

BARBECUE BOOTCAMP PART II In continuing last week's discussion of barbecue preparation, today I'm going to share a recipe for your new favorite sauce to serve at your Memorial Day barbecue. Tomatoes, roasted nuts, peppers, garlic, olive oil ... it's bound to be delicious. These are the ingredients in romesco »»Read Full Post

Making the Most of Your Visit

Jesse C. Sarubbi, Director of Care Management and Health Education You leave your doctor’s office and realize you forgot to ask about the one symptom that has been troubling you. Or, maybe you’ve arrived home from your visit and can’t remember exactly what your healthcare provider said you need to do »»Read Full Post

Rocky's Law - A Good Start

Rocky’s Law – A Good Start There has been a lot of press lately about the recent passage of a law requiring an Animal Abuser Registry in Orange County, New York. Modeled after similar laws in many counties in both New York State and around the country, this law requires »»Read Full Post

OCIAA track and field seeings

Top seeds for the OCIAA track and field championships. All is subject to change. Key: Chapel Field (CF); Cornwall (Cor); Eldred (Eld); Fallsburg (Fall); Goshen (Gosh); James I. O’Neill (JIO); John S. Burke Catholic (JSB); Kingston (King); Middletown (Mid); Minisink Valley (MV); Monroe-Woodbury (MW); Monticello (Mont); Newburgh Free Academy (NFA); »»Read Full Post

ESPN has expanded coverage of NCAA track and field finals

ESPN has more than tripled its live coverage of the upcoming NCAA Division I men's and women's track and field championships from Eugene, Ore. The men's meet will be held on June 10 and 12. The first day has coverage from 7-10:30 p.m. on ESPNU. The second day has coverage »»Read Full Post