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New York Knicks head coach Mike Woodson and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Ahmad Rashad were among the celebrities to attend star-studded Sunday-night and Monday-morning Westchester County fundraisers for White Plains Hospital.
The two-day event, known as the Ahmad Rashad Golf Classic, began last night with a reception at 42 The Restaurant at the Ritz-Carlton in White Plains, which also featured...Read more »
"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 »
The teen thriller “Twisted” premieres tonight at 9 on ABC Family, and while Newsday TV critic Verne Gay didn't give it a glowing review, local viewers might be intrigued to tune in since the series features Nyack in a starring role.
“Twisted” -- think of it as “Dexter” for teens -- centers on 16-year-old Danny Desai (Avan Jogia), who returns home after killing his aunt five years earlier and...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 »
For this edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, Billy Joel and Diddy take a stroll down memory lane, while model Coco Rocha picks up the pace while she tries to escape with some coveted hardware.
Because the following embedded tweets, links, photos and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed previous installments of the Hudson Valley...Read more »
Moms all over the world will be celebrated on Mother’s Day this Sunday, including quite a few famous mothers who hail from the Hudson Valley. Some of these moms raised kids who are notable in their own right, and also have local ties. Here’s a look at the four celebrity mother/daughter pairs.
Hillary and Chelsea Clinton: Hillary and her husband, Bill, are Chappaqua residents, and their 33-year-old...Read more »
“True Story,” the movie starring Jonah Hill and James Franco, filmed scenes in Piermont Monday and will film in Sparkill today.
Shooting for “True Story," an adaptation of New York Times journalist Michael Finkel’s 2006 memoir of the same name, took place Monday in Piermont on Main Street near Village Hall. None of the film’s A-list cast was in attendance, nor is any scheduled to appear...Read more »
Oscars, Shmoscars: Anne Hathaway, Daniel Craig and Denzel Washington are among the Hudson Valley nominees up for the coveted Golden Popcorn at this year's MTV Movie Awards, airing April 14.
"Django Unchained" and "Ted" lead the pack with seven nominations apiece, and are among the five flicks up for Movie of the Year. Rounding out the category are "Silver Linings Playbook,"...Read more »
There's a lot to look for at the 85th Academy Awards ceremony tonight, from red-carpet analysis to handing out of hardware in the most coveted categories.
ABC's coverage from the red carpet begins at 7 p.m., and the ceremony starts at 8:30. But before then, Newsday Westchester is offering five incentives to watch the broadcast in its entirety, keeping a focus on Hudson Valley connections.
Who...Read more »