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1) Welcome, Pope Francis! It took the papal conclave just two days to elect Cardinal Jorge Mario Begoglio as the 266th pope after his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, stepped down Feb. 28. Next up: The papal inauguration Mass, when observers will closely analyze everything about Pope Francis, from his choice of raiment to the words in his homily, for hints about the direction he may take the Catholic...Read more »
Hudson Valley residents took to Twitter to express their shock and sadness following Friday’s massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School in nearby Newtown, Conn.
Congers resident Pete Dominick, who hosts the political talk show “Stand-Up with Pete Dominick” on SiriusXM, was devastated by the news and pushed for additional discourse.
“There are no words to describe the violence of killing...Read more »