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Comedians, singers and reality TV stars are among the Hudson Valley celebrities reacting on Twitter to Wednesday morning's Supreme Court rulings that have been deemed victories for gay marriage.
In a pair of 5-4 decisions, the court ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional and rejected an appeal by defenders of California's Proposition 8 gay-marriage ban — paving...Read more »
Michael Douglas is making headlines for his claim that oral sex was the cause of his throat cancer, and Hudson Valley comedians have been weighing in on the matter on Twitter.
The two-time Academy Award winning actor, who lives in Bedford with his Oscar-winning wife, Catherine Zeta-Jones, told the British newspaper the Guardian that his cancer was caused by contracting the human...Read more »
Beyonce, Jay-Z and Hillary Rodham Clinton are among the celebrities with Hudson Valley ties who have been victimized by hackers who posted their personal information online yesterday.
The site that posted the stars' private information has a Russian Web address. Information posted on individual celebrity pages included sensitive information such as Social Security numbers, home addresses,...Read more »
The Tribeca Film Festival, founded by Robert De Niro in 2002, showcases new work from some of the brightest talents in dramatic and documentary film. The lineup for this year’s festival, taking place in New York City April 17-28, was announced this week and includes a number of films with ties to the Hudson Valley.
Matt Dillon, who was born in New Rochelle and raised in Mamaroneck, stars in...Read more »
Are you tired of Oscar-nominated prestige pics and ready to kick back and relax with a popcorn movie? Then head to the multiplex this weekend to check out two movies that feature Hudson Valley actors in key roles.
“Jack the Giant Slayer," a fantasy-adventure retelling of “Jack and the Beanstalk," stars Nicholas Hoult (the ex-boyfriend of Oscar winner Jennifer Lawrence) as the titular...Read more »
Howard Stern, Rosie O'Donnell and Max Greenfield were among the Hudson Valley celebrities who headed to Twitter to weigh in on Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony.
Here are 15 of the night's most notable tweets, in chronological order.
As his best-known character Pee-wee Herman, Peekskill native Paul Reubens kicked off the Oscar coverage by documenting his supposed run-in with a grouchy...Read more »
Peekskill native Kurt Heitmann is the founder of Red House Entertainment, a group that's battling Tarrytown Music Hall and The Paramount Phoenix Group to lease, operate and manage the Paramount Center for the Arts, which suspended operations Oct. 4.
The City of Peekskill, which owns the 960-seat Paramount, has invited the three groups to present their proposals at a public Common Council meeting...Read more »
The Paramount Center for the Arts in Peekskill might get a boost from a neighbor 17 miles south on Route 9: Tarrytown Music Hall.
According to a Peekskill city statement issued Tuesday morning, the Music Hall's executives are among three groups to submit plans to lease, operate and manage the Peekskill theater, which suspended operations Oct. 4.
The other two groups vying to take over...Read more »
A decision on the fate of the Paramount Center for the Arts will have to wait a bit longer, as Peekskill officials continue to review three lease, operation and management proposals for the theater, which suspended operations Oct. 4.
City officials are meeting behind closed doors tonight and again on Jan. 29 to review three Paramount proposals, according to spokeswoman Melanie Rener.
According...Read more »
Newsday Westchester gets in the holiday spirit for this year's final installment of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week.
If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments, click here. Because the following embedded tweets and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser.
At No. 5 is Peter Gallagher, who grew...Read more »