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In ripped tights, her dyed black hair pulled into a side braid sticking out of her safety helmet, Aileen Walsh, a 34-year-old pediatric physical therapist from Stony Point, tightened her roller skates and prepared for battle.
"There's more to suburbia than white picket fences and housewives," said Walsh, a skater for Westchester County's Suburbia Roller Derby League, which has about...Read more »
A crew from the CBS pilot "Hostages," starring Toni Collette, was filming Wednesday on Hampshire Road in Yonkers.
Best known for her roles in "The Sixth Sense" and "United States of Tara," Collette plays a successful surgeon who must save her husband and children when they're taken hostage, according to Deadline.
Produced by Jerry Bruckheimer, "Hostages"...Read more »
"Hell's Kitchen" returned for its 11th season last night, and among the 20 contestants vying for the reality TV title are Dan Ryan of Hartsdale and Amanda Giblin of Pine Bush.
Both remain in the running after last night's premiere, which ended with host Gordon Ramsey sending home Brooklyn sous chef Sebastian Royo.
Ryan's Facebook page, which has him hailing from Hartsdale,...Read more »
Before tonight's stand-up comedy classes begin at Levity Live in West Nyack, Hudson Valley comedians Tom Cotter, Kerri Louise, Nick Di Paolo and Pete Dominick offered up some advice to a Newsday Westchester reporter who signed up for the class.
I'm that reporter.
A little background: When Eastchester High School hosted a Gong Show my senior year, it was the first time I took a stab at...Read more »
Looking for a mid-week laugh? Empire City Casino in Yonkers is continuing a weekly Wednesday night comedy series, and has announced the featured comics set to take the stage through June.
“Empire City Casino’s weekly Wednesday Comedy Night is considered the best-kept comedy secret in the tri-state area,” said Taryn Duffy, the director of public affairs at Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway....Read more »
Ron Howard will be among the broadcasting legends honored tonight by the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences at a Los Angeles gala.
The Academy Award-winning director, who turned 59 March 1, kicked off his showbiz career in 1960, when he played young Opie Taylor on CBS' "The Andy Griffith Show." Although many child stars can struggle to find their way on and off the screen as...Read more »
This week's edition of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week features three TV stars who have called the Hudson Valley home.
Because the following embedded tweets, links and videos involve HTML coding, this feature is best viewed with a Web browser. If you missed previous installments of the Hudson Valley Tweets of the Week, click here.
In the No. 3 spot is Suffern native Carole Radziwill,...Read more »
Oscars, Shmoscars: Anne Hathaway, Daniel Craig and Denzel Washington are among the Hudson Valley nominees up for the coveted Golden Popcorn at this year's MTV Movie Awards, airing April 14.
"Django Unchained" and "Ted" lead the pack with seven nominations apiece, and are among the five flicks up for Movie of the Year. Rounding out the category are "Silver Linings Playbook,"...Read more »
Premiering last night, "All-Star Celebrity Apprentice" features a few controversial stars with Hudson Valley connections — including host Donald Trump.
Although the format of the NBC reality TV competition and its Trump catchphrase ("You're fired!") have remained unchanged since its inception, the contestants are another story. Early seasons of the show were just known...Read more »
Fronted by Bedford resident Rob Thomas, Matchbox Twenty will rock the house with a sold-out concert Saturday at the Mid-Hudson Civic Center in Poughkeepsie.
Last year was a good one for Matchbox Twenty, which saw its latest album, "North," top the Billboard chart for the first time in the rock band's history, and yield a Top-40 hit in "Mean."
"In a lot of ways,...Read more »