An Uncertain Halftime for Local Youth Sports

By, John Torsiello

In early March, the whistles blew, the final scoreboard clock buzzer sounded and the area’s high school athletes headed for their respective locker rooms. This was, sadly, the day the games stopped, forced to the sidelines because of the COVID-19 pandemic. The winter sports season was crushingly ended and spring sports cancelled. Leaving the rinks, courts and […]

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Athlete Profile-Record Setting Swimmer Emma Avenia

While helping the Taconic Hills Varsity Girls Swim Team win the Southern Division in the Berkshire League, 9th grader Emma Avenia set new school records in swimming in both the 200 and 500 freestyle. “I have been swimming since 2016.” Emma says, “I love coming to practice every day and making new friends.” Emma was born and raised in […]

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Area Golf Courses Presently Welcoming Golfers


Even though the current COVID-19 virus health crises has curtailed many residents’ enjoyment of sports, one activity some continue to take part in is golf, although the situation remains fluid.
Courses in New York and Connecticut have been allowed to remain open during the crises, albeit under rather strict guidelines issued by the CDC and state officials. Those […]

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