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Super season for local apple growers

After 60 years of growing apples, Art Soons thought he had seen it all. Until this year. "I've never seen such a load of fruit," said Soons, 84, co-owner of Soons Orchards in New Hampton. "Last year, Mother Nature gave us a half-crop, and this year she gave us a crop and a half." Steve Clarke at Pro

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-19 23:13:33

New mountain biking trails open in Catskills

WINDHAM, N.Y. (AP) - New multi-use trails have been established on state-owned forest land in the Catskills. The trails are being promoted as a mountain biking destination. The trails are in the Elm Ridge Wild Forest in the town of Windham. The five miles of new trails bring the total to 25 miles in

TIMES UNION - 2017-11-19 12:46:16

Coxsackie woman faces drug charges after traffic stop

NEW SCOTLAND -- A Coxsackie woman is charged with two counts of Criminal Possession of a Controlled Substance 7th Degree, following a traffic stop. State Police stopped Ethel M. Bagley on Main Street in Ravena for a traffic stop. Subsequent to the stop, they found numerous methadone hydrochloride 10

WRGB - 2017-11-19 22:20:38

Hudson Confidential: Mount Saint Mary students mentor kids in river project

Students from Mount Saint Mary College and the San Miguel Academy recently teamed up to analyze the health of the Hudson River. Mount students from the college's freshman program First Year Experience served as mentors for San Miguel sixth-graders. They tested pH, turbidity, chlorophyll, dissolved o

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-20 00:58:33

Amid firestorm over sexual abuse, Gillibrand puts herself at stage center

WASHINGTON - It was no surprise when Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand spoke out this week on the cascading reports of sexual abuse by prominent men. But it was a surprise that she managed to turn the story back on herself by telling a New York Times interviewer that former President Bill Clinton should have


Inspiring Women of the Capital Region: Kathy Stevens

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. (NEWS10) - Kathy Stevens is inspiring and brave to face down a charging 2,000 pound steer twice at her non-profit Catskill Animal Sanctuary near Saugerties in Ulster County. "If a cow's coming at you, you just go-'hahya!' and it never fails," Stevens says. Stevens was raised on a ho


Call it Splitsville, N.Y.: Hasidic enclave to get its own town

Children outside their school in Kiryas Joel, N.Y., on May 14, 2017. Photographer: Jackson Krule/The New York Times KIRYAS JOEL, N.Y. - For some longtime combatants, it had nearly the sweep and significance of an announcement that a hard-won Middle East peace agreement was finally at hand. Kiryas Jo

DAILY GAZETTE - 2017-11-19 08:00:00

Big game season starts with citations

Police were out in force Saturday for the opening day of rifle hunting season in the Hudson Valley, said Capt. Martin Townley, who supervises Environmental Conservation police in the region. He said his officers wrote about 150 tickets for offenses, including hunting over bait and trespassing. Townl

TIMES HERALD-RECORD - 2017-11-19 01:17:08

Parsippany Police Explorers Tour Metlife Stadium

PARSIPPANY - The Parsippany Police Explorers were very fortunate to see what it is like to provide security for very large special events at Metlife Stadium. The crew was greeted at the gate by Retired Chief of Detectives Morris County Prosecutor Office Joseph Devine and New Jersey State Police, Mea

PARSIPPANYFOCUS.COM - 2017-11-20 02:55:01

IN5PIRE Benefit Concert held at Parsippany High School

PARSIPPANY - IN5PIRE Benefit Concert was held at Parsippany High School on Sunday, November 19. The evening was filled with music, dance and learning. IN5PIRE is a collaborative effort lead by girls from multiple high schools to support five different organizations: Think Sharp, Surgeons of Hope, Op

PARSIPPANYFOCUS.COM - 2017-11-20 00:04:00

Christie's Name To Be Placed On Street In Parsippany

PARSIPPANY, N.J. (CBSNewYork) - Some may claim the closure of roads was the beginning of the end of New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's political career, but Christie's name will now live on into the future because of a road. As WCBS 880's Mike Smeltz reported Sunday, a new entry road into Central Park

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-11-19 19:25:26

Lincoln Property Co. announces activity in Parsippany

At 800-900 Lanidex Plaza, real estate firm Lincoln Property Co. announced a total of 45,000 square feet across two, three-story office buildings totaling 114,000 square feet. Lincoln worked on behalf of 8H9H Lanidex and Milelli Real Estate Partners. The transactions include:ENT & Allergy leased 9,7


Bulletproof Bob? The complex past and uncertain future of Sen. Menendez

With the Statue of Liberty shining in the distance, a beaming Robert Menendez took the stage at Liberty State Park in 2005 at the height of his political career. Jon Corzine, New Jersey's newly-elected governor, had arranged the ceremony in the shadow of the symbol of the American Dream to announce

NJ.COM - 2017-11-19 12:00:00

38-year-old man killed in Paterson car crash

A 38-year old man was killed after his car struck a guardrail Saturday morning in Paterson, the Passaic County Prosecutor's Office said. Rontay Price, of Paterson, was identified as the driver of a vehicle that struck a guardrail near the intersection of Broadway and Route 20, Passaic County Chief A

NJ.COM - 2017-11-19 15:20:08

ShopRite, school board honor Montville High "Stars"

MONTVILLE TWP. - The grades K-12 school district's Board of Education has honored the 2017-18 ShopRite "Stars" for the first marking period. The honors were bestowed on the high school seniors at the school board meeting on Tuesday, Nov. 14. High School Assistant Principal Kenneth Nadzak presented t

NEWJERSEYHILLS.COM - 2017-11-20 08:00:00

Where to eat at the mall during Black Friday in North Jersey

On Black Friday, the race is on. Get up early, wear your most comfortable sneakers and get ready to face the masses. Around noon, you and your deal-hungry crew are bound to get actually hungry. We have a handy list of restaurants so you can sit down, take a breather and recharge for an afternoon of

NORTHJERSEY.COM - 2017-11-20 10:08:00

State awards Lancaster $1.225 million grant for South Duke Street, $175,000 for Farnum Park

Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Financing Authority has awarded Lancaster city a $1.225 million grant for a planned overhaul of South Duke Street and another $175,000 grant to put toward the renovation of Farnum Park. Mayor Rick Gray announced the grants at Tuesday's City Council meeting. The projects a


Active shooter drill held at Lancaster County hospital

After nearly a year of planning and collaboration, the South Central Task Force coordinated an active shooter exercise today at Wellspan Ephrata Hospital. According to Duane Hagelgans, PIO for South Central PA Task Force, this massive training and preparedness exercise involved dozens of Wellspan e

WGAL - 2017-11-18 18:55:00

Congressman: Tax overhaul will create jobs, increase wages

LANCASTER, Pa. (WHTM) - U.S. Rep. Lloyd Smucker is optimistic the tax overhaul plan approved by the House will help everyone. Smucker, a Republican who represents a majority of Lancaster County, is one of 227 House members who voted yes to the plan. He said it provides relief for the middle class b


Man threatens to kill wife after fighting the Uber driver who dropped her off at home: police

A Manheim Tonwship man is accused of assaulting an Uber driver, threatening to kill his wife and firing several shots into the ground after first responders showed up at the scene early Sunday morning. Edward C. Poorman, 40, was charged in connection to the incident that began just after 1:30 a.m. o

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-11-20 02:06:28