Sullivan County, NYMid-Hudson News Network

Liberty man sentenced for killing girlfriend

MONTICELLO – A Village of Liberty man was sentenced in Sullivan County Court on Thursday to 22 years to life in state prison for killing his girlfriend, with whom he lived with their children. Cedric Clarkson, 50, previously admitted that he killed Jailyn Flecha, 30, last November by beating her...
Saugerties, NYDaily Freeman

Saugerties United Methodist Church welcomes new pastor

SAUGERTIES, N.Y. — The Saugerties United Methodist Church, 67 Washington Ave., will welcome its new pastor, the Rev. Dr. Marva Usher-Kerr, on Sunday, Aug. 1, at its 9:30 a.m. Service. Usher-Kerr is a longtime member of the United Methodist Church and is presently an elder. During that time, she has...
Catskill, NYDaily Freeman

Temple Israel of Catskill to hold Summer Tag Sale

CATSKILL, N.Y. — Temple Israel of Catskill, 220 Spring St., will have its Summer Tag Sale beginning Sunday, Aug. 1, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. The sale will continue Monday, Aug. 2, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. and Tuesday, Aug. 3, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Items that will be on sale will include kitchen items, storage solutions, children’s puzzles, and plenty of antiques and furniture. There will also be gift basket raffles. Basket items will include wines, gourmet foods, candies, and kitchen/cooking items. Drawings will take place Tuesday. Ticket holders do not have to be present to win.
New York City, NYwinemag.com

A New Take On an Old Favorite: The Mezcal-Port Negroni

Courtesy Josh Rosenmeier, bartender, Bia, Rhinebeck, NY. This riff on the Negroni was intended initially for a holiday menu, says Josh Rosenmeier, the bartender who devised the drink for Bia, an Irish restaurant in New York’s Hudson Valley region. Its name is a reference to Randy Quaid’s cringeworthy character in the 1989 film National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation. However, this robust sipper, enriched with tawny Port and coffee-infused Campari, would also be ideal for the cooler fall weather ahead.
Denver, NYinformnny.com

‘South Park’ creators trying to buy Casa Bonita

DENVER (KDVR) — The Casa Bonita restaurant has yet to reopen for dining since closing for the COVID-19 pandemic, but when it eventually does, it may have a bit of a different feel. “South Park” creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone told The Hollywood Reporter they are trying to buy...
Stamford, NYthe-reporter.net

Porchfest Debuts In Stamford

The porch of a liquor store is not the usual venue of jazz cabaret musicians Ann Osmond and Dennis Yerry, but this is where they found themselves performing during Stamford’s first Porchfest on …. This item is available in full to subscribers. Attention subscribers. We have recently launched a new...