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Comedians, singers and reality TV stars are among the Hudson Valley celebrities reacting on Twitter to Wednesday morning's Supreme Court rulings that have been deemed victories for gay marriage.
In a pair of 5-4 decisions, the court ruled that the federal Defense of Marriage Act was unconstitutional and rejected an appeal by defenders of California's Proposition 8 gay-marriage ban — paving...Read more »
Former Yankees outfielder Bernie Williams makes an all-star appearance on a different stage Thursday, as the Westchester resident and Latin Grammy-nominated guitarist will be joined by his All-Star Band to play his signature sound of Latin jazz rhythms at Westchester's Ridge Hill in Yonkers. (For an interview with Williams about his upcoming show, click here.)
Williams is kicking off Ridge...Read more »
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 »
ABC will begin burning off the final episodes of the Vanessa Williams vehicle "666 Park Avenue" Saturday night at 9, while Lifetime's new drama "Devious Maids," featuring Susan Lucci, kicks off Sunday night at 10.
One of several new series with Hudson Valley ties to be canceled, "666 Park Avenue" was a supernatural prime-time soap with a cast that included Williams...Read more »
"Boardwalk Empire" star Steve Buscemi and "Saturday Night Live" funnyman Bobby Moynihan are among the many celebrities to lend a voice to Pixar’s “Monsters Inc.” prequel, “Monsters University," which arrives in theaters tomorrow.
The prequel presents the origin story of charming monsters Mike Wazowski (played by Billy Crystal) and James P. "Sulley" Sullivan...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 »
As a singer in the Grammy-nominated B-52s, whose hits include "Love Shack," Rock Lobster" and "Roam," Woodstock resident Kate Pierson knows how to keep an audience's attention.
But she doesn't always need music to do so. Off the stage, she's a captivating storyteller who can't always be contained by a single Q&A.
Pierson and the rest of The B-52s, who once...Read more »
Talk of Jay-Z's new album, "Magna Carta Holy Grail," has taken over the Internet since a three-minute ad for it (and evidently a Samsung product) ran during Sunday night's broadcast of the NBA finals.
But what can we expect from the self-proclaimed "best rapper alive," who secured his marriage license in Scarsdale, on his 12th solo opus when it's released on July 4?
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It was a busy week for celebrities with Hudson Valley connections, and some took a break from their hectic schedules to post their thoughts, photos and videos on Twitter.
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 Tweets of the Week, click here.
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As America counts down the hours until the Friday release of the new Superman movie, "Man of Steel," Newsday Westchester reveals three Hudson Valley ties to the superhero, who happens to be celebrating his 75th birthday.
1. Two celebrities with local ties star in "Man of Steel." Sadly, "Man of Steel's" version of Superman/Clark Kent, Henry Cavill, isn't originally...Read more »