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With 2012 turning to 2013 at midnight, it's time to make (and commit) to New Year's resolutions.
The following five resolutions don't come from the celebrities themselves. They're just what we at Newsday Westchester would love to see from the Hudson Valley's most prominent stars ... although it wouldn't kill them if they listened to our suggestions.
So, here's to 2013 and all its possibilities.
Beyoncé:...Read more »
As the year's top viral videos and photos emerged, Hudson Valley at times played a starring role. From the songs you couldn't get out of your head to the remarks just begging for their own hashtags, these are the top viral moments of 2012 (in no particular order):
Fired Big Bird
Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney suffered several viral mishaps this campaign season (47...Read more »
2012 has been memorable for a number of Hudson Valley celebrities, but five in particular had a truly noteworthy year. Here’s our countdown of the Hudson Valley stars who made the biggest news this year.
5. Blake Lively: The “Gossip Girl” actress had an eventful year, starting with purchasing a home in Bedford with Ryan Reynolds. The couple have been spotted out and about throughout northern...Read more »
This year will mark the first time in 40 years that the late Dick Clark, a Mount Vernon native, will not be a part of “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve,” a show he'd hosted annually since 1972 on ABC.
But the TV legend’s presence will be felt throughout the night when Fergie and Jenny McCarthy co-host “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve Celebrates Dick Clark,” a two-hour tribute (starting at 8 p.m....Read more »
Looking for ways to ring in the New Year with youngsters? Say hello to 2013 at one of these three local events where kids are welcome.
Balloon drop in New Rochelle
Young revelers can experience a daylight version of the Times Square countdown to the New Year -- but instead of a ball dropping at midnight, the main event will be a colorful cascade of thousands of balloons released from...Read more »
Carly Rose Sonenclar earned second place on “The X Factor” this season, and while the 13-year-old from Mamaroneck will surely go on to have a successful entertainment career, her mentor Britney Spears’ future on the show is in doubt.
According to Us Weekly, Britney Spears and fellow judge Demi Lovato, both of whom joined the show in its second season, will be axed from the show.
"Britney...Read more »
Celebrities from the Hudson Valley kept things interesting on Twitter in 2012, and Newsday Westchester was there to track down the best tweets of the bunch.
10. Hayden Panettiere
Remember when Palisades native Hayden Panettiere had a sneaky/snaky surprise for "Live with Kelly and Michael" host Michael Strahan?
Even if Kelly Ripa and Strahan saw (or were...Read more »
It's the end of the world, again -- an excuse to party like never before. If the world happens to end on Friday, Dec. 21, as a doomsday myth and the Mayan calendar predicts, here are three Hudson Valley venues hosting "End of World" parties that will make Y2K look like child’s play.
“Everyone is up in arms about the end of the world, so one day we just said that we are going...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 »
Rob Thomas of Matchbox Twenty and Holiday Express will join Scott & Todd and the "Big Show" WPLJ 95.5 crew on Friday for their final live show of the year, broadcast from Blythedale Children’s Hospital in Valhalla.
“It’s not only a wonderful entertainment event, but also a fundraiser for the hospital,” said Lena Cavanna, Blythedale’s director of community and media relations.
Now...Read more »