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The world waited Wednesday to see who would emerge as the new head of the Catholic Church. Among the curious were celebrities who have called the Hudson Valley home and took to Twitter to share their thoughts.
In chronological order, here are some of the most interesting tweets from Wednesday's big reveal.
As white smoke began to billow from the Vatican's chimney, signaling to the world...Read more »
David Bowie fans just got a glimmer of hope that the Thin White Duke may be touring this year.
The British music site NME is reporting that Bowie's wife, supermodel Iman, let slip to Italian fashion magazine Grazia that her husband is planning to hit the road to promote his new album "The Next Day."
"We have a 12-year-old in school, so we are stuck. We can't travel,"...Read more »
In ripped tights, her dyed black hair pulled into a side braid sticking out of her safety helmet, Aileen Walsh, a 34-year-old pediatric physical therapist from Stony Point, tightened her roller skates and prepared for battle.
"There's more to suburbia than white picket fences and housewives," said Walsh, a skater for Westchester County's Suburbia Roller Derby League, which has about...Read more »
A crew from the CBS pilot "Hostages," starring Toni Collette, was filming Wednesday on Hampshire Road in Yonkers.
Best known for her roles in "The Sixth Sense" and "United States of Tara," Collette plays a successful surgeon who must save her husband and children when they're taken hostage, according to Deadline.
Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, "Hostages"...Read more »
Keith Olbermann has won a settlement in his $50 million lawsuit against Current TV. The media personality, who graduated from Hackley School in Tarrytown, filed the breach-of-contract lawsuit with Current TV in April 2012 after the network fired him the month prior.
According to Deadline, a settlement has been reached between both parties via mediation. The details of the agreement are confidential,...Read more »
"Hell's Kitchen" returned for its 11th season last night, and among the 20 contestants vying for the reality TV title are Dan Ryan of Hartsdale and Amanda Giblin of Pine Bush.
Both remain in the running after last night's premiere, which ended with host Gordon Ramsey sending home Brooklyn sous chef Sebastian Royo.
Ryan's Facebook page, which has him hailing from Hartsdale,...Read more »
A documentary about Robert Durst, a Scarsdale man who was suspected of being involved in his wife’s disappearance more than 30 years ago, has been given permission to film scenes at the Bedford Hills Metro-North train station inext month.
Marc Smerling, who wrote the screenplay for 2010’s “All Good Things,” a movie based on the true crime saga involving Durst and his wife, Kathleen Durst,...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 »
Before tonight's stand-up comedy classes begin at Levity Live in West Nyack, Hudson Valley comedians Tom Cotter, Kerri Louise, Nick Di Paolo and Pete Dominick offered up some advice to a Newsday Westchester reporter who signed up for the class.
I'm that reporter.
A little background: When Eastchester High School hosted a Gong Show my senior year, it was the first time I took a stab at...Read more »
Justin Timberlake kicked off his weeklong stint appearing on “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon” by dismissing rumors that he was feuding with Kanye West.
During a London concert last month, West took a jab at Timberlake when he rapped: “I got love for Hov/but I ain't [expletive] with that 'Suit & Tie.' " Timberlake seemed to respond to West’s criticisms by changing a lyric while performing...Read more »