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1) Will winter ever end? The Hudson Valley is expected to get up to 6 inches of snow Monday into Tuesday -- just in time to foul the morning commute. Last year on St. Paddy's Day, it was sunny and in the 70s. This year, temperatures barely cracked 40. Raise your hand if you're ready for spring! Oh, wait …. that starts Wednesday. 2) Local political contests may lack the glamour and glitz of state...Read more »
1) Blacks in Law Enforcement are planning to voice their outrage at Wednesday night's Mount Vernon City Council meeting over the recent firing of Police Commissioner Carl Bell. The group will demand to know the reasons for Bell's February dismissal by Mayor Ernie Davis and ask the counsel why a white police officer who has cost the city more than $500,00 in lawsuit losses and settlements...Read more »
Accuweather: Accuweather's app displays the temperature, wind speed and humidity on one clean home screen with a black background and white text. Everything's intuitive and easy to reach: Users can thumb-scroll through the forecast, and a bar at the bottom of the screen provides one-touch access to an extended forecast, video and real-time weather maps. Like the other major weather apps, Accuweather's...Read more »
Want to tap the Wall Street smarts of Hudson Valley uber-investor Mario Gabelli?
The chief executive of Rye-based GAMCO Investors (formerly known as Gabelli Asset Management) delivered 10 stock picks for 2013 as part of a Barron's roundtable.
In a cover photo with a recipe-for-investing theme, Gabelli wields a ladle and colander as eight other gurus hold whisks, rolling pins and other...Read more »
With Hurricane Sandy approaching, a number of apps can help you track the storm's progress:
Hurricane Track for iOS - Free This app has four main screens: a radar view, a local satellite view, a forecast and hazards screen, and one that projects the hurricane's paths. Extras include a storm-specific newsfeed. iHurricane HD - Free iHurricane HD offers a full-color, zoom-enabled weather...Read more »