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Kirthana Ramisetti is an entertainment web producer for Newsday Westchester. An avowed pop culture enthusiast, she enjoys writing about Hudson Valley connections to popular entertainment, and interviewing hometown celebs such as Vanessa Williams and Jermaine Paul. She counts “Mad Men” as her favorite TV show (partly) set in Westchester, with “The Facts of Life” running a close second.
Time magazine weighed in with its annual list of the 100 most influential people in the world, and three celebs with Hudson Valley ties have serious pull: Beyonce and Jay-Z, who filed for their marriage license in Scarsdale, and former Saugerties resident Jimmy Fallon.
Beyonce was designated as an “Icon” on Time's list for her talent and ubiquitous pop culture presence. Director Baz Luhrmann,...Read more »