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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 »
A report from Radar Online that Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is poised to pop the question to actress Cheryl Hines is "untrue," a Kennedy spokesman said Tuesday.
"The story is entirely untrue," said Ken Sunshine. "It is based on unsubstantiated sources and not true."
Although they're not slated for a walk down the aisle, Kennedy, 58, has been linked to Hines, 47,...Read more »
Tom Cotter, the Rockland County comedian who was runner-up on this season’s “America’s Got Talent,” stopped by Howard Stern’s SiriusXM radio show Monday and revealed that the self-proclaimed King of All Media inspired Cotter to audition for the reality competition series.
Cotter, a Stony Point resident, told Stern that he decided to audition after learning that the radio host was replacing...Read more »
This Thanksgiving week, Newsday Westchester is thankful for Hudson Valley celebrities who aren't turkeys when it comes to Twitter.
If you missed any of Newsday Westchester's previous Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week installments, click here.
At No. 5 is celebrity chef Mario Batali, who helps helm Tarry Lodge in Port Chester. Always one to answer followers' questions on Twitter, Batali...Read more »
Aretha Franklin will wait another few months before heading to the Hudson Valley for her show at the Westchester County Center in White Plains.
In an email sent moments ago to Newsday Westchester, a publicist cited "storm-related conditions" and "many troubling issues still facing the community at large" as reasons for postponing the show, which was originally slated for...Read more »
As Hurricane Sandy hit the Hudson Valley last night, area celebrities tweeted storm updates
Rosie O’Donnell noted the damage she was seeing at her Nyack home. (She also tweeted a photo of her damaged dock.)
Comedian Pete Dominick, who lives in Congers, sounded awed as he described what he was experiencing during the storm.
Bedford’s Rob Thomas, currently on tour with...Read more »
Local celebrities including Martha Stewart, Audra McDonald and Snooki are preparing for the arrival of Hurricane Sandy just like the rest of us, tweeting their plans and their concerns along the way.
Bedford lifestyle guru Stewart sounds just as you’d expect her to during an advancing natural disaster: calm and efficient. As she tidies up her estate, she remembers going through similar housekeeping...Read more »
Is it splitsville for Taylor Swift and Conor Kennedy?
According to Us Weekly, the couple have recently ended their relationship. A source who claims to be a close friend of Swift said "they quietly parted ways a while ago," adding that "it was just a distance thing. No hard feelings. They’re fine."
Hudson Buzz speculated this week that the couple had broken up --...Read more »
Rockland County resident Bill Murray continued his unofficial, international tour of party crashing with a game of kickball Sunday afternoon in New York City. Could an unexpected Hudson Valley venue be next?
A group of kickball players was shocked when Murray bounded into the game and later posed for a photo, which shows him holding the red ball in stoic fashion.
One of the people who...Read more »
Rosie O’Donnell taped an appearance on “The Dr. Oz Show” last week, giving her first interview about her near-fatal heart attack in August. The episode, which will feature the Nyack resident discussing the circumstances that led her to realize she was suffering the symptoms of the attack, was supposed to air Oct. 8, but has been pushed to Oct. 25 to coincide with the first day of fall sweeps.
In...Read more »