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Kingston Times: - February 8, 2016 - 12:48pm
U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson. (Photo: Dan Barton) Local congressman Chris Gibson, long rumored to be thinking about a run for governor in 2018, has made a move toward doing just that. The Kinderhook Republican, who announced at the beginning of 2015 that he...
Saugerties Times: - February 8, 2016 - 11:25am
Police arrested Marisa L. Scarrone, 33, of Queens, Sunday, Feb. 7 and charged her with reckless endangerment in the first degree after she allegedly fired an AR-15 inside a home on Spaulding Ln. during an argument with her boyfriend. Police, responding...
Upstater: - February 8, 2016 - 10:00am
64 Main Street, Germantown: $329,000 This week’s theme comes to us courtesy a bumper crop of Victorians currently on the market in both the Hudson Valley and Catskills. It also comes courtesy one of our favorite weekend activities: Driving to...
Central New York News: - February 8, 2016 - 7:34am
Get ready to save on a wide variety of items provided by some of the area's favorite businesses this Saturday, February 13th Continue reading…
Central New York News: - February 8, 2016 - 7:18am
The National Association of Home Builders Student Chapter at SUNY Delhi won third place in the two-year college category of the NAHB Residential Construction Management Competition held at the 2016 International Builders' Show in Las Vegas.  Continue...
Central New York News: - February 8, 2016 - 7:09am
More than 530 bowls were made for the 12th annual Chili Bowl and not too many were left late Sunday afternoon Continue reading…
Wait A Second!: - February 8, 2016 - 6:52am
This case arose when a lawyer working for the State Attorney General's office brought a lawsuit over her termination, which she claimed violated the Americans with Disabilities Act. Her former employer argued that her case did not belong in federal court...
Saugerties Times: - February 8, 2016 - 6:30am
I have what might be called a surfeit of birdfeeders on my back deck. It started simply enough with just one, but seeing the pecking order of birds, which determines who eats first, or most, I decided to give them a larger selection. Hoping that with a...
Woodstock Times: - February 8, 2016 - 6:30am
The panel at Town Hall. (photo by Dion Ogust) As a first-time visitor to Woodstock, one is greeted with a hodgepodge of buildings — some historic, some not. Do we need to preserve the history? Do we need to make things more uniform? Those were two of the...
New Paltz Times: - February 8, 2016 - 6:30am
The late Norman Turner carries a canvas up the slopes of the Shawangunks. (photo provided) Highly accomplished artist and longtime New Paltz resident Norman Turner passed away in March 2015 at the age of 75: a great loss to the community that he depicted...
Shouting Thomas: - February 8, 2016 - 4:07am
A workable Holodeck is what everybody wants, right? Step into a virtual reality appliance in the privacy of your home, pick your program, and become whoever you want to be in a 3D full immersion environment. As usual, in the...
The Uncataloged Museum: - February 8, 2016 - 4:03am
Late last night, I arrived in Riga, Latvia, waking up this morning to the view above from my home for the next two weeks. Building from a chance conversation I had when I stopped over here in fall, 2014, I'll be facilitating a series of workshops for...
Eat Man Drink Water: - February 7, 2016 - 9:50pm
  The Last Ice on the River From Trinity Church back yard. Trinity Church and RectoryTiffany Window in Hall William Morris Window ChurchLocation: Saugerties, NY. 2/7/16Temp: 45 degreesWeather: full sunRiver Conditions: all ice...
New Paltz Times: - February 7, 2016 - 7:45pm
Zephyr Teachout and U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney at SUNY New Paltz Friday. (Photo: Phyllis McCabe) In her campaign to be elected as the next congressional representative from New York’s 19th district, Zephyr Teachout now has an ally from the 18th...
NY Alert - Greene County: - February 7, 2016 - 2:32pm
CLEARED: Rte 385 NB/SB is RE-OPENED between Howard Hall Rd and Washington St. Ext, crash has been cleared at 2:30pm in the Town of Athens-Greene Co
NY Alert - Greene County: - February 7, 2016 - 1:18pm
Rte 385 NB/SB is CLOSED between Howard Hall Rd and Washington St. Ext. due to a crash at 1:15pm in the Town of Athens-Greene Co
New York History: - February 7, 2016 - 9:00am
In Nicholas Miraculous: The Amazing Career of the Redoubtable Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler (Columbia Univ. Press, 2015), Michael Rosenthal explores the life of Dr. Nicholas Murray Butler (1862–1947). To some, like Teddy Roosevelt, he was “Nicholas...
Bovina (NY) History: - February 7, 2016 - 8:00am
A notice dated February 7, 1825, appeared in the Delaware Gazette concerning mechanical progress made in threshing. Here's the text of the notice:We, the subscribers, certify that we have this day viewed the performance of one of BALLOU's Patent...
New Paltz Times: - February 7, 2016 - 6:30am
Pictured are Jason and Corinna Geib of ImmuneSchein Ginger Elixirs & Tea Haus located at 446 Main Street in Rosendale. (photo by Lauren Thomas) Handcrafted ginger elixirs in translucent shades of amber and red are bottled and lined up, artfully lit...
Woodstock Times: - February 7, 2016 - 6:30am
(Photo by Bill Kuhn) “Boo! Boo!” erupted in the cavernous room overflowing with Trump supporters when Sen. Cruz’s face lit up the flat screens hanging on the walls. The Trumpites, only minutes before laughing loudly and feeling confident their...
Saugerties Times: - February 7, 2016 - 6:30am
Senior forward Shawn Jansen grabs a rebound against Washingtonville. (photo by Robert Ford) The Sawyers boys basketball team improved its record to 11-4 with a 75-59 win over Washingtonville on Jan. 29, and a 56-53 win over Our Lady of Lourdes in the...
Country Weekend: - February 6, 2016 - 9:20pm
 After eleven feet of snow last winter, I've been happy to have a mild winter, although it didn't feel quite right. There wasn't the invigorating briskness of autumn or the freshness of spring, just something that felt in-between and kind of blah....
New Paltz Times: - February 6, 2016 - 7:37pm
It’s been over three months since a massive amount of law enforcement officers, including SWAT teams and a helicopter, descended on a house not far from New Paltz High School due to shots fired at town police officers by an occupant, who has been...
Tad's Opus 40 Blog: - February 6, 2016 - 5:52pm
What does a producer of jazz records do? Probably, at best, not all that much. Bob Weinstock recalls that he and Miles Davis would sit down and kick around names -- who's in town, who would you like to record with? -- and that may have been the most of...