Pregame leftovers: Wake Forest

Army coach Jeff Monken said he and his defensive coaches have talked about moving senior safety and co-captain Geoff Bacon closer the the line of scrimmage. Bacon played linebacker in his first two seasons at West Point and made 136 tackles his sophomore year. "We can't do that until we »»Read Full Post

Story with video: M-W takes out Minisink, eyes Newburgh showdown

SLATE HILL – Monroe-Woodbury free safety Brandon Lewis and some of his teammates took last week’s loss to Stepinac personal, even though there is no shame in losing to a Catholic school powerhouse that comes equipped with a Division I quarterback. In light of Stepinac 28, M-W 10, the Crusaders »»Read Full Post

Maloney leads Hayworth by 8 points in Siena poll (updated)

Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney is leading Republican challenger Nan Hayworth by 8 percentage points and has a particularly strong lead among Orange County voters in a poll conducted seven weeks before their Nov. 4 election rematch. The Cold Spring Democrat led his opponent by 50 percent to 42 percent in »»Read Full Post

Ten Ways to Scare Your Veterinarian

Ten Ways to Scare Your Veterinarian With Halloween only a month away and so many top ten lists and quizzes popular on the internet I thought I’d share some ideas on how to liven up your next veterinary visit. Ten Ways to Scare Your Veterinarian (but please don’t): 10. Make »»Read Full Post

I Phone D Day

Today is the day. The Apple I Phone went on sale to the general public and lines are wrapped around the block. Apple has its loyal legion of fans who follow each and every update and release they make. It was only a year ago this frenzy was being witnessed »»Read Full Post

NFL trends for Week 3

I came across a few interesting trends via PredictionMachine.com (Twitter: @predictmachine). One that jumped out was a look at potential survivor-pool picks. The pools are becoming more and more popular. I won one last year, believe it or not, but lasted exactly one full week this year when the Saints »»Read Full Post

DRINKING HV THIS WEEKEND 9/18 - 9/24

THURSDAY SEPTEMBER 18th Grand Cru Beer & Cheese Market in Rhinebeck as a Bell’s tasting from 5pm - 8pm!   Growlers Beer Bistro in Tuckahoe has a Speakeasy Tap Takeover at 7pm!   Growler & Gill in Nanuet has an English Beer Tasting with Sam Smith Brewery from 6pm - 9pm! FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 19TH »»Read Full Post

XC: Warwick Wave Mania assignments

The Warwick Wave Mania cross-country festival takes place on Saturday morning at Sanfordville Elementary School, former host to the New York State public-school championships. As usual, a host of Section 9 schools will participate. The boys’ Varsity I race will go off at 9:51 a.m. and will include Minisink Valley, »»Read Full Post

Mets stick with WPIX for two more years

The New York Mets have forged an extension with WPIX-11 to carry 25 regular-season games and four spring training games per season in 2016 and 2017. The Mets have made WPIX their over-the-air station  since the start of the 1999 season. For their first 37 seasons (1962-98) the Mets appeared »»Read Full Post

Number 42

Wow. This is the 42nd blog that I've written. I love the number 42 – according to Douglas Adam’s The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy , 42 is a magical number, and then, of course, there’s Jackie Robinson! I also get to talk about one of my favorite subjects – »»Read Full Post