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Hillary Rodham Clinton ended her post as secretary of state less than a week ago, but her retirement from public office may be over already.
The launch of a new website, hillaryclintonoffice.com, is fueling speculation that Clinton, of Chappaqua, is gearing up for a 2016 presidential run. The website is sparse, featuring only a large picture of a fresh-faced Clinton and a button that...Read more »
Ray Rice is running a reverse by bowing out of plans to go to a New Rochelle sports bar after tweeting his plans to 435,000 followers, his publicist said.
After his Baltimore Ravens beat the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday in Super Bowl XLVII, the elusive running back went on Twitter to say he planned to go to Spectators Sports Club on Friday.
The Spectators event was to be a private party,...Read more »
Nothing beats free food, except maybe free food for a good cause, so people are flipping for free flapjacks as IHOP celebrates National Pancake Day on Tuesday.
The restaurant chain designates one day a year in which all locations give out complimentary buttermilk pancakes to customers in the hopes that they may make charitable donations benefiting Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, headquartered...Read more »
Just because you were invited to Ray Rice's celebratory New Rochelle homecoming Friday at Spectators Sports Club doesn't mean you should go.
Less than two hours after the Baltimore Ravens bested the San Francisco 49ers to become Super Bowl champions, Rice, the Ravens running back, tweeted to his nearly 435,000 followers that he plans to go Spectators when he returns.
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Yonkers Public Schools students soon will be heading to the mall after school, not to seek out the latest fashions but to participate in a new education model.
In an new partnership between the owners of Ridge Hill shopping center and Yonkers Partners in Education, students can take 10 seminars in as many weeks on management careers in the retail and shopping center industry.
Dubbed...Read more »
Like a lot of other Hudson Valley residents, the staff and students at Trinity Elementary School will be cheering for New Rochelle hero and Baltimore Raven Ray Rice on Sunday night.
Rice is a graduate of Trinity, so the students, faculty and administration all worked together to create a special video message before he plays in the Super Bowl. The video was delivered to Rice via Twitter.
The...Read more »
Hudson Valley hotels, bed & breakfasts and other tourism-based entrepreneurs, take note: To reach a growing upscale market of metro area customers, start by serving an alphabet soup that includes “LGBT” -- and maybe even “Q”.
The letters stand for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, which these day, is often followed by the proud addition of “Q” for “queer.” Businesses that want to...Read more »
A Rockland woman who set out to cook a lobster dinner found something at the bottom of her shopping bag that made her lose her appetite: a blue lobster too beautiful to eat among the dark rust-colored heap.
When Gloria Maida of West Nyack purchased five lobsters at ShopRite on Friday morning, neither she nor the fishmonger who filled her order noticed that one of the creatures had a unique...Read more »