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Tad's Opus 40 Blog: - March 24, 2015 - 3:14pm
Does it seem that every time Bob Weinstock decides to make a record with King Pleasure, he gets it all wrong, and yet it comes out so right?In earlier sessions, he seems to have thought of Pleasure as a rhythm and blues singer. He's tossed him into...
New York History: - March 24, 2015 - 3:00pm
The New York State Museum in Albany has issued a call for artifacts, images and stories for its upcoming exhibit “Votes for Women Celebrating New York’s Suffrage Centennial”, planned for the Fall of 2017. November 2017 will mark the...
Village of Sidney: - March 24, 2015 - 1:33pm
Bidding has been opened up for a casino in the Southern Tier by the state Gaming Commission. The commission chose only 3 casino bids instead of 4 in December, bypassing the Southern Tier entirely, in favor of a casino to be placed in Seneca County, about...
Upstater: - March 24, 2015 - 1:30pm
A local told us once that Maggieville was the affectionate moniker for Margaretville, located in Delaware County. We’ve never heard anyone else call it that, but what the heck, maybe we can make it stick. This well-maintained Victorian sits in the...
Village of Sidney: - March 24, 2015 - 1:26pm
Binghamton mayor Rich David announced that Binghamton Police Chief Joseph Zikuski has been placed on paid administrate leave beginning today. Chief Zikuski has recently been accused of sexual harassment by women working in & around the Binghamton...
New York History: - March 24, 2015 - 12:00pm
This Saturday, March 28, 2015, Schuyler Mansion will host “Fabric For Furniture: Historic Choices,” presented by Elizabeth Lahikainen as first of the site’s 2015 spring lecture series focusing on 18th-century interior decoration, Schuyler Splendor: The...
Hudson Valley Wine Goddess: - March 24, 2015 - 10:33am
Every few months, Captain Lawrence releases a limited batch of specialty four-packs of very unique beers. This time around, it’s the Seeking Alpha triple IPA. That’s right, triple—we’ll see your imperial IPA and raise you another blast of hoppy goodness...
Upstater: - March 24, 2015 - 10:30am
The outside of this house made us check listings for adjacent lots, just because it would be great to see it everyday, never mind to own it. Attention to detail extends inside with some excellent wayne-scotting and great tile in the bathroom as well....
New York History: - March 24, 2015 - 10:00am
Each year, Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site sets out to recognize one woman’s demonstration of the character traits of Martha Washington. Throughout the American Revolution, including the time she spent with her husband at Headquarters,...
Upstater: - March 24, 2015 - 10:00am
This is practically the archetypal upstate house. It’s a recently renovated farmhouse with some original wood floors, 9 ft. ceilings, enough property for a garden, and just the most charming bedrooms. It’s also within walking distance to the Tillson...
Upstater: - March 24, 2015 - 10:00am
We’ve always liked the historic village of Goshen in Orange County. In fact, a few years back, we wrote about a walking tour your can take that will hit all of the big history spots in town. Goshen is also home to the Orange County Government...
Central New York News: - March 24, 2015 - 9:50am
New York State Department of Environmental Conservation officials say it’s expected to be another dry spring and outdoor burning of brush is again banned state-wide for a couple months. Burning for the season is prohibited in towns with less than 20,000...
Robert Burke Warren's blog: - March 24, 2015 - 9:44am
Ahoy there and Happy Spring. Songs fascinate me. I play them, I write them, I obsess over them. I throw myself at them like a drunk. Last year, at the preschool where I play once a week, an encounter with … Continue reading →
Cluckin A Critter Farm: - March 24, 2015 - 9:29am
So yesterday we went to Vick’s acupuncture appointment in Delmar, where I usually sit in the car and read my Kindle or snooze until she is finished, but we arranged for Gia to stop by while in the area today and pick up her umbrella swift that I repaired...
Central New York News: - March 24, 2015 - 9:08am
Did you know that the Oneonta Nursery School is over 50 years old?  Me either.  They are holding a big open house on Wednesday, March 25.  Listen to my interview below for details. Continue reading…
Upstater: - March 24, 2015 - 9:00am
Lakefront Contemporary in Bloomville Price/night: $500 Accommodations: Full house, 3 bedrooms Max guests: 7 Min stay: 2 nights House description: Lulu’s lakefront rental is a weekender’s dream framed in knotty wood paneling and rough cut stone. With the...
Kingston Times: - March 24, 2015 - 8:40am
Kingston Times editor Dan Barton. (Photo: Keith Ferris/Keith Ferris Photo) Benjamin Netanyahu survived a pretty good scare last week to hold on to Israel’s premiership in an election that may be one of the turning points in not only Israeli history, but...
Bovina (NY) History: - March 24, 2015 - 8:00am
One hundred years ago today, Mrs. Michael Miller passed away at the age of 83. Sarah Ann McCune, better known as Sally, was born in Bovina on March 29, 1832, the daughter of John McCune (1794-1850) and Catherine McNaught McCune (1796-1874). She married...
Central New York News: - March 24, 2015 - 7:10am
The Otsego County Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 2015 Job Fair on Wednesday, March 25th at the Holiday Inn, State Route 23, Oneonta.  The Job Fair will run from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Read More|Comment Continue reading…
WGXC Newsroom: - March 24, 2015 - 7:07am
Jim Planck is reporting in The Daily Mail the Catskill Town Board is moving forward with its plan to convert the position of town highway superintendent from an elected office to an appointed one. Catskill Supervisor Joseph Leggio said the change would...
Central New York News: - March 24, 2015 - 6:48am
If you love a good bowl of chowder then this is the event for you: the Cooperstown Veteran's Club is hosting the "Battle of the Chowda" on Saturday, March 28th from 2pm to 4pm at 60 Main Street.   Read More|Comment Continue reading…
WGXC Newsroom: - March 24, 2015 - 6:43am
Arthur Cusano is reporting in the Register Star the Columbia County Airport has received verbal approval of its new FAA status designation. Columbia County Engineer Dean Knox shared the news with the Board of Supervisors Airport Sub-committee Mon., Mar....
New Paltz Times: - March 24, 2015 - 6:30am
The Culinarians’ Home at 71 Old Tshirkey Road in New Paltz. (photo by Lauren Thomas) “When I tell people I live at the Culinarians’ Home, they always ask me if I’m a chef,” says Alice Richard. The question, as it turns out, is not...
Saugerties Times: - March 24, 2015 - 6:30am
The draft 2015-16 village budget calls for $21,000 in additional spending and would raise the tax rate by four cents per $1,000. The budget, introduced at the March 16 Village Board meeting, includes $2,286,029 in spending from the general fund. The tax...