Rising and Shrinking Incomes

Home Canning Tips From the Food Safety Blog A government blog recently published a number of tips for people interested in home canning this summer’s produce. The blog lists vegetables with a low acid pHs that are not acidic enough to prevent the growth of botulinum bacteria. Some vegetables in »»Read Full Post

Faso doubts "Republican-only" health bill can pass (updated)

Rep. John Faso was quoted this week as saying he doubted Senate Republicans' revived quest to repeal and replace Obamacare would succeed, quashing at least for now the New York-centered Medicaid provision he pushed that caused enormous friction with Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other New York Democrats. 'I don't think »»Read Full Post

Seven Lakes Station in Sloatsburg opens beer garden! Congrats to...

Seven Lakes Station in Sloatsburg opens beer garden! Congrats to the Seven Lakes crew on their expansion of their tasting room and completion of their new outdoor garden, complete with fire pit. Get over there and enjoy some amazing craft beer! »»Read Full Post

Recruiting: Alabama RB Palmer commits to Black Knights

Keyshawn Palmer's breakout junior season drew the attention of Division I-A (FBS) schools. Army, Alabama-Birmingham and Middle Tennessee expressed interest in the Marbury (Ala.) running back. Palmer committed to the only school that had offered him to this point - Army on Tuesday. "I like the tradition there," Palmer said. »»Read Full Post

Little League splash on ESPN networks

ESPN’s love affair with Little League baseball (and softball) will result in 140 regional and national tournament games being aired by the network in the coming five weeks. The granddaddy, of course, is the Little League World Series for the major baseball division (ages 10-12) in Williamsport, Pa. All 32 »»Read Full Post

Section 9 finalist Jordan Suarez transfers to Minisink Valley

One of the state's top wrestling programs has added one of Section 9's top returning lightweights to its lineup. Jordan Suarez, a 2017 section 99-pound finalist, has transferred from Pine Bush to Minisink Valley, Minisink Valley coach Kevin Gallagher confirmed. Suarez, a sophomore, advanced to the section final as a »»Read Full Post

What is Dry Drowning and Secondary Drowning?

The idea that your child could "drown" on dry land is admittedly terrifying, and makes many parents feel helpless. But these rare incidents can be prevented. Get the facts you need to help keep your kids as safe as possible in and out of the water. The terms "dry drowning" and "secondary »»Read Full Post

Powelton Club hosts Met Amateur qualifier Thursday

Washingtonville's Matt Dickson, Kingston's Scott Kleeschulte and Monroe-Woodbury graduate Tom McHugh are among the local golfers competing at the Met Amateur qualifier Thursday at Powelton Club in Newburgh. Dickson, who will be a senior at Washingtonville, qualified for the U.S. Junior Amateur last month. Kleeschulte, a rising senior at Kingston, »»Read Full Post

SUNYAC academic awards

SUNYAC Commissioner’s Academic Honor Roll Student-athletes with 3.30 GPA or better Section 9 graduates SUNY Brockport Whitman Oehler-Marx (New Paltz), Sr., track and field, chemistry Dylan Serfis (West Hurley), Soph., men’s soccer, business administration Therez Young (Middletown), Sr., track and field, psychology Buffalo State Blaine Billings (Newburgh), Fr., track and »»Read Full Post