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“Betty and Coretta,” a Lifetime TV movie about the enduring friendship forged between the widows of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and Malcolm X, features two stars with Hudson Valley ties. Mary J. Blige, who grew up in Yonkers, plays Betty Shabazz, the wife of Malcolm X, and Ruby Dee, a New Rochelle resident, serves as the film’s on-screen narrator.
The film, which premieres Saturday night,...Read more »
Groundhog Day is Saturday, Feb. 2, and if you're looking for some fun facts about the holiday that shares a name with the comedy classic starring Palisades' Bill Murray, look no further.
-Groundhog Day's origins trace back to the 18th century when German settlers in central Pennsylvania predicted the weather on Candlemas, a Feb. 2 Christian feast day, based on whether a groundhog sees his...Read more »
This week's best tweets with connections to regional celebrities are all about the rock: A Rockland comic, an iconic rocker and a star of "30 Rock."
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments, click here.
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