Region's onion, vegetable growers seek early start on the season The Hudson Valley’s onion and vegetable growers are focused on how soon they can get on their fields to prepare them for planting, and then plant – which is not to say they didn’t have their own woes last year, albeit for different reasons than tree-fruit growers.“Everybody wants an early crop on the theory there’s less competition and better prices in the early market,’’ said Ethan Grundberg, the vegetable crops specialist at Cornell [...] More
Region's fruit-tree farmers hope for a late spring Spring may be on the calendar but it isn’t in the air - and that suits many farmers just fine.“We don’t want an early spring,’’ said Anthony Fino, who grows apples on 400 acres between Marlboro and Highland.“The cool weather is a step in the right direction; it’s put the brakes on the trees.’’Until now, a warm February had the Hudson Valley’s fruit trees poised to set their green tips early and [...] More
Middletown to install new high-tech water meters MIDDLETOWN - A large-scale replacement of city residents' water meters is expected to begin in the next few weeks, part of a $12.7 million conservation project approved last year.The first of nearly 8,000 state-of-the-art Sensus water meters arrived last week at the city's former water-treatment plant near Monhagen Lake.Subcontractor Professional Meters Inc. More
Mostly sunny with a high near 43 degrees The high is expected to be around 90, 2 degrees short of the record for the date set in 1907, forecasters said. You have now viewed your allowance of free articles. However, expect winds to increase on Thursday and Thursday night. Colder air is expected to ... 03/22/2017 - 1:45 pm | View Link
Atlanta ties record high, 20 degrees above average Tuesday Atlanta tied a record high on Tuesday when the temperature hit 86 degrees. The high occurred at 3:17 p.m. The previous record of 86 degrees for March 21 was from 1907, which was more than 100 years ago. The high in Atlanta on March 21 is typically 66 ... 03/21/2017 - 5:40 pm | View Link
Temps reach 83 degrees; Atlanta could break record The record in Atlanta is 84 degrees. And pollen is up. The pollen count is 1,549 particles per cubic meter of air, which is in the “extremely high” range and up from a “moderate” 57 on Friday, according to Atlanta Allergy and Asthma. RELATED ... 03/21/2017 - 7:45 am | View Link
Phoenix hits 96 degrees, sets new March 20 record Phoenix has set a new high for March 20, hitting 96 degrees on the first day of spring. The previous record for the day was 95 degrees in 2004. We've been seeing record heat all weekend, but we should see a cool down later this week as the high-pressure ... 03/20/2017 - 4:20 pm | View Link
Phoenix reaches record 96 degrees on last day of winter The National Weather Service forecasted record heat over the weekend as a high-pressure system settles over the Valley. “Just a high-pressure system that’s been slowly building over the Southwest,” said Jaret Rogers, a meteorologist with the National ... 03/20/2017 - 3:52 am | View Link
Death Valley’s heat record, set in 1913 at 134 degrees ... Death Valley’s heat record, set in 1913 at 134 degrees, comes under fire An undated photo shows what Death Valley's official weather station looked like in the ... 03/22/2017 - 11:35 am | View Website
Antarctica Hits 63.5 Degrees, a Record High Looking for a break from chilly winter weather? Might be time to book a vacation to Antarctica. USA Today reports the Antarctic continent hit a record high ... 03/19/2017 - 5:01 pm | View Website
Record-Setting Weather The world's highest temperatures, as well as the greatest range of extremes and the greatest and most rapid temperature fluctuations, occur over continental ... 03/19/2017 - 8:40 am | View Website
10-acre wildfire in Cherokee, record-breaking high ... Twtter CHEROKEE COUNTY, Ga. - Firefighters across the metro area are warning of an increasing fire threat. Georgia forestry officials spent most of the day Sunday ... 03/5/2017 - 9:51 am | View Website
Antarctica's record high temperatures documented in new ... Temperatures on the Antarctic continent reached a record-breaking high of 63.5 degrees Fahrenheit in 2015, according to a new report of balmy records for ... 03/2/2017 - 7:24 am | View Website
Johnny Ray Morales, 29, is accused of killing Marcelino Deleon, 42, who was found dead in a front yard Jan. 30 at a residence in the 13800 block of on 13809 South Loop 1604, an arrest warrant affidivit states.
A white police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black teenager resigned Sunday from the New York Police Department to avoid being fired following a disciplinary trial in a case that sparked outrage over police use of deadly force against black men and boys.