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In comic books, characters often continue to champion the virtues of their heroic predecessors. In real life, the older son of former Pound Ridge resident Christopher Reeve — best known for his on-screen portrayal of Superman — is continuing his family's legacy with a speaking engagement today in Australia.
According to the Daily Telegraph, Reeve's older son Matthew (pictured left, with siblings...Read more »
With their young children in tow, families explored Muscoot Farm in Katonah on Sunday for the 4-H Summer Fair, an afternoon event in which young 4-H members demonstrated their knowledge of livestock and farm tasks.
The day’s festivities began with a welcome message from Congresswoman Nan Hayworth. After a ribbon-cutting ceremony, musician Conroy Warren took the stage, performing reggae songs...Read more »
Ever since Mitt Romney announced that Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) as his choice for vice president, much has been made about the young congressman’s link to the author Ayn Rand, author of “The Fountainhead” and “Atlas Shrugged.”
Early in his political career, Ryan openly praised Rand and cited her as a key influence on his life. As Romney’s new running mate, his literary taste has renewed interest...Read more »
It’s time once again for the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, which we kicked off last week. We've picked five of the funniest, boldest and best related tweets for your consideration.
At No. 5, northern Westchester resident Paul Shaffer reflects on a little music history, and sneaks in a jab at Boomtown Rats frontman and frequent rock punchline Bob Geldof:
Lest we forget, years...Read more »
Youngsters will thrill at magician Derrin Berger’s special blend of magical marvels and family-friendly comedy at his all-ages Saturday morning performance at the Center for Performing Arts at Rhinebeck (661 Rte. 308 Rhinebeck).
Audience participation -- by both kids and adults -- will be part of the 11 a.m. act, Berger, a Hyde Park native, says. "One of the approaches I take to magic...Read more »
Less than a week after the bulk of The Capitol Theatre's schedule was announced for this fall and winter, we now know that Bob Dylan will headline the Port Chester venue's first show following months of renovations.
As of noon today, The Capitol Theatre confirmed the news via press release. "It's a great gift for the Capitol Theatre and fans of live music," reads a quote attributed...Read more »
One supposedly "glib" Tom Cruise interview notwithstanding, Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira had been received as generally genial hosts of NBC's "Today" show — but that was before the July 27 opening ceremonies of this year's Olympics in London.
This begs the question: Will Lauer, a former resident of Chappaqua, Ardsley and Hartsdale, and Vieira, who's called Irvington home,...Read more »
Toss your plans for window shopping, well, out the window. Instead, marvel over the works of local artists installed in Beacon storefronts for the "Windows on Main Street" exhibition, which kicks off Saturday and runs through Sept. 8.
The exhibition, which has been running annually since 2005, matches 60 local artists to businesses on the mile-long Main Street. The artist and...Read more »
It pays to be a TV star -- especially if you have a connection to the Hudson Valley. TV Guide has released its annual list of TV’s highest-paid stars, and local celebs are among the ones making the highest salaries on the small screen.
The Hudson Valley’s biggest moneymaker is David Letterman. The North Salem resident earns an impressive $28 million per year, making him the highest-paid late...Read more »
Henry Winkler is taking another trip to "Childrens Hospital," the subversive Adult Swim comedy that returns to Cartoon Network for a fourth season tonight at midnight.
Winkler, a former Mahopac resident, joined the Rob Corddry-led cast at the start of the second season. Winkler plays hospital administrator Sy Mittleman, who shows compassion for the patients, and a little too much...Read more »