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"The Sopranos" cast members — many of whom have strong Hudson Valley ties — are mourning the loss of three-time Emmy Award winner James Gandolfini, who played mob boss Tony Soprano on the HBO series and died suddenly Thursday in Rome.
Edie Falco, who attended Purchase College, won Emmys for her role as Carmela Sorpano, Tony's wife. "I am shocked and devastated by Jim's passing,"...Read more »
Dads throughout the U.S. will be celebrated on Father’s Day Sunday, including quite a few famous fathers who hail from the Hudson Valley. Check out these five celebrity fathers and their equally famous offspring:
Bill and Chelsea Clinton: Bill and wife Hillary are Chappaqua residents and daughter Chelsea, an NBC News special correspondent, married in Rhinebeck in 2010. Clinton was recently...Read more »
Neil Patrick Harris will be back to host the 67th annual Tony Awards from Radio City Music Hall tonight.
Newsday Westchester will be covering the ceremony as it unfolds, but in the meantime, here are five things to watch for when the show, well, must go on.
1. Will actors with Hudson Valley connections win their first Tony Awards? In acting categories, former Mount Vernon resident...Read more »
"Nashville" star Hayden Panettiere, in an interview in the May 20 issue of New York Magazine, discusses why she never utters the name Taylor Swift, her own singing and her connection to the city of Nashville.
Details from the interview with the former Palisades resident:
1. Panettiere texted Swift, who used to live in the same building, to tell her that she is not modeling...Read more »
Hayden Panettiere and her “Nashville” co-stars put on a surprise concert Tuesday night as part of the Tin Pan South Songwriters Festival in Nashville, Tenn.
According to Rolling Stone, the show’s cast, including Panettiere, Connie Britton, Charles Estes, Sam Palladio, Clare Bowen and Jonathan Jackson, were all on hand for the gig at 3rd & Lindsley, a local music club. During the show,...Read more »
“Nashville” star Hayden Panettiere graces the May cover of Glamour magazine, which hits newstands April 9, and talks about growing up in the Hollywood spotlight, her hit TV show and her boyfriend (and maybe fiance), Ukrainian boxer Wladimir Klitschko. Here are three key revelations from the former Palisades resident's interview.
1. She’s happy in her relationship. When asked about dating Klitschko,...Read more »
With Saugerties High School grad Jimmy Fallon reportedly in line to take over for New Rochelle native Jay Leno on "The Tonight Show," the entertainment world is buzzing about who would fill Fallon's "Late Night" chair at NBC.
Newsday Westchester is no exception. Here are a few candidates who might be a good fit.
-- Howard Stern, who kicked off his DJ career in Briarcliff...Read more »
Looking forward to the “Veronica Mars” movie? Then no doubt you’ll be excited to learn that the upcoming film will have a Hudson Valley connection. According to the show’s creator, Rob Thomas, Max Greenfield will reprise his role as Deputy Leo D’Amato in the film.
In an interview with E! Online, Thomas said the film will take place 10 years after the show concluded in 2007, fittingly enough...Read more »
International Women’s Day, marked annually on March 8, is a time to recognize acts of courage, strength and determination by ordinary women who have played an extraordinary role in their communities.
Here are five females with ties to the Hudson Valley that deserve to be honored today:
Hillary Clinton: The former secretary of state, New York state senator and first lady, who lives...Read more »
The 24th Annual GLAAD Media Awards honor outstanding representations of the gay, bisexual, lesbian and transgender communities in media and entertainment, and some of this year’s nominees, announced today, have Hudson Valley ties.
“Cloud Atlas,” starring Susan Sarandon, who owns a home in Pound Ridge, received a nod for outstanding film (wide release). The film is up against “Paranorman,”...Read more »