Prediction time: Air Force

Do the oddsmakers know something that we don't? Army (2-5) is just a 3-point home underdog to 5-2 Air Force. Air Force has dominated the recent series history, winning 22 times in the last 25 meetings. The last time the game was played at West Point, Army won 41-21 in »»Read Full Post

Cornwall's defense and Jay Bay lead easy Class A semifinal win (w/ video interviews)

MIDDLETOWN – Do you know what “D.O.D.” stands for? That would be Defense or Die. It’s Cornwall’s motto on that side of the ball and the Green Dragons’ ‘D’ certainly isn’t playing any games this season. Cornwall’s latest lights out performance on defense came on Friday night at Faller Field »»Read Full Post

Kyle Wilson preseason player of year; Army picked for 2nd

Army junior guard Kyle Wilson has been named the Patriot League men's basketball preseason player of the year. Joining him on the all-league team are Holy Cross senior forward Malcolm Miller; Lehigh sophomore forward Tim Kempton; Lafayette senior guard Seth Hinrichs; and, American senior guard Darius Gardner. Wilson earned first-team »»Read Full Post

Maloney leads Hayworth by 5 points in Siena poll

Poll results released tonight by Siena College show Democratic Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney leading his Republican predecessor and challenger, Nan Hayworth, by 5 percentage points in the final days of their rematch race for New York's 18th Congressional District. The phone survey of 682 likely voters was done Oct. 24-27 »»Read Full Post


THURSDAY OCTOBER 30TH Growlers Beer Bistro in Tuckahoe has a Ninkasi tap takeover at 7pm! Growler & Gill in Nanuet has a Firestone Walker tasting 6pm - 9pm!   FRIDAY OCTOBER 31ST Captain Lawrence Brewery in Elmsford has their The Harvest - Halloween Apocalypse 8pm - 11pm! Gleason’s of Peekskill has their Zombie Crawl »»Read Full Post

Plattekill's Mysterious Stone Site

Hidden within the woods in the town of Plattekill is a mysterious stone structure that has defied definition for centuries. Often referred to as “the Ancient Indian Dam,” the purpose of the slowly sinking length of stacked stone has never clearly been determined, though later explorers of the site have »»Read Full Post

Councilwoman denies role in demonstration that never happened

The rumor was strong: A contingent of sign-carrying people would storm Monday’s City Council meeting to call for the ouster of City Manager Michael Ciaravino, who fired James Slaughter, Newburgh’s former business and industrial development director and one-time interim city manager. Not such protest took place on Monday, and Councilwoman »»Read Full Post

Gratifying Grapes and Favorable Flavoring Jelly

For those who have been following along, today’s blog focuses on the last “sweet treats” class we taught at Cornell Cooperative Extension as part of the food preservation series that ended earlier this month. 20 INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT GRAPES  1. Grapes appear in many colors: white, red, black, blue, green, »»Read Full Post

Maddon leaves Tampa Bay

It's been a busy few days with high school sports, but there's been some baseball news I wanted to catch up on. Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon opted out of the final year of his contract. When Rays general manager Andrew Friedman bolted for the Dodgers earlier this month, »»Read Full Post

No Gift Card Please

I need to be very careful as to how I word this blog post as to not come off as ungrateful or non appreciative. That is most definitely NOT the case.  So I am just going to come out and say it.. "I don't want a gift card".  I just »»Read Full Post