Poughkeepsie Journal

  • Blogs

    January 16, 2012

    Cuomo Might Call for Cuts in Tuesday's Budget Proposal

    ​Gov. Andrew Cuomo isn't releasing his 2012-2013 budget proposal until Tuesday, but early reports suggest more cuts are on their way, The Associated Press reports (via Wall Street Journal). Because Cuomo has to address a $2 billion shortfall -- and has promised no additional taxes -- this me ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 9, 2011

    Summer Wine Books Reviewed; Beer and College Football Go Hand-in-Hand

    ​Eric Asimov reviews four new wine books. He likes Summer in a Glass about the Finger Lakes, An Ideal Wine about Californian wines, and Voodoo Vintners about biodynamics. Less so Naked Wine about natural wines. [NY Times] The Hangar One Vodka blimp, on a six-month promotional tour around the ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2009

    Disappointed Giants Fans Destroy Car

    "Local fans disheartened by favorite team's loss," said the Poughkeepsie Journal. They didn't know the half of it. Sunday's playoff defeat at the hands of the Eagles left some Giants supporters sufficiently disheartened, and drunk, that they sought solace in smashing up a Porsche in the Meadowlands' ... More >>

  • News

    May 8, 2007

    Diamonds are Forever

    Rudy Giuliani downplays the value of his jewelry collection