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Mutant Sleepover: Request Stay At All-New X-Mansion Airbnb In Northern Westchester Mutant Sleepover: Request Stay At All-New X-Mansion Airbnb In Northern Westchester
Mutant Sleepover: Request Stay At All-New X-Mansion Airbnb In Northern Westchester Any mutants out there may be interested in requesting a stay at an all-new Airbnb in Northern Westchester inspired by an animated X-Men television series.  The 4-bed, 5-bath mansion, located in New Castle, is part of Airbnb's "icons" series, which consists of locales inspired by music, films, television shows, art, sports, and more, according to the company.  The company's X-Mansion is inspired by the animated Disney+ show "X-Men '97" and features show-inspired interior design and activities.  Those who book a stay can sleep in one of the mansion's many X-Men-inspired dorms …
First Look: NY's Lindsay Lohan To Star In 'Irish Wish' On Netflix First Look: NY's Lindsay Lohan To Star In 'Irish Wish' On Netflix
First Look: NY's Lindsay Lohan To Star In 'Irish Wish' On Netflix Netflix has released the first image from its new romcom “Irish Wish,” starring actress, native New Yorker, and new mom Lindsay Lohan. Posted on the platform X (formerly Twitter) on Thursday, Feb. 1, the streaming service shared an image of Lohan, the star of the film, sitting on the floor of what looks like a ruined wedding ceremony. The film will follow Lohan, who plays Maddie, who travels to Ireland to be a bridesmaid for her best friend. One little catch? Her friend is engaged to the love of Maddie’s life. “Always a bridesmaid, never a bride — unless, of course, your best friend get…
Spectrum, Disney Ink New Carriage Deal, Ending Weeks-Long TV Blackout Spectrum, Disney Ink New Carriage Deal, Ending Weeks-Long TV Blackout
Spectrum, Disney Ink New Carriage Deal, Ending Weeks-Long TV Blackout Just in time for Monday Night Football, sports are back for Spectrum cable subscribers along with Disney's other offerings, including ABC. Charter Communications, Spectrum’s parent company, has inked a new carriage deal with Disney, ending a nearly two-week long programming blackout that affected millions nationwide, including 1.5 million New Yorkers, the companies announced Monday, Sept. 11. “Our collective goal has always been to build an innovative model for the future. This deal recognizes both the continued value of linear television and the growing popularity of streaming services wh…
NY Demanding Refunds For Spectrum Cable Subscribers Amid Carriage Dispute With Disney NY Demanding Refunds For Spectrum Cable Subscribers Amid Carriage Dispute With Disney
NY Demanding Refunds For Spectrum Cable Subscribers Amid Carriage Dispute With Disney Leaders in New York are demanding that Spectrum cable subscribers receive partial refunds after losing programming due to the company’s ongoing carriage dispute with Disney and its numerous platforms. New Update: Spectrum, Disney Ink New Carriage Deal, Ending Weeks-Long TV Blackout The Walt Disney Company, whose vast media portfolio includes ABC and ESPN, pulled its programming from Spectrum’s lineup on Thursday, Aug. 31, impacting nearly 15 million cable subscribers across the country, including 1.5 million in New York.  The companies have yet to reach a distribution deal. On Friday, …
Lindsay Lohan, NY Native, Welcomes First Child Lindsay Lohan, NY Native, Welcomes First Child
Lindsay Lohan, NY Native, Welcomes First Child Actress and native New Yorker Lindsay Lohan has given birth to her first child. Shortly after Lohan’s rep confirmed to People Magazine that the “Mean Girls” celebrity had welcomed her baby boy, none other than Jamie Lee Curtis also announced the news on Instagram. “My movie daughter just made me a movie grandmother,” Curtis captioned her post, which featured a throwback picture of the two “Freaky Friday” co-stars. “Blessings to Lindsay and Bader for the birth of Luai!” The name “Luai” means “strong” or “steady” in Arabic. View this post on Instagram …
NY’s Own Lindsay Lohan Pregnant With First Child NY’s Own Lindsay Lohan Pregnant With First Child
NY’s Own Lindsay Lohan Pregnant With First Child Actress and New York native Lindsay Lohan is going to be a mom. The “Mean Girls” and “Freaky Friday” star, who grew up on Long Island, announced that she’s pregnant in an Instagram post Tuesday, March 14. The photo shows a white baby onesie with cursive lettering that reads, “Coming soon…” “We are blessed and excited!” Lohan captioned the post. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) The baby will be the first for the 36-year-old leading lady and her husband, businessman Bader Shammas. The couple got enga…
Details Emerge On Alleged Misbehavior By Hudson Valley's Bill Murray On Movie Set Details Emerge On Alleged Misbehavior By Hudson Valley's Bill Murray On Movie Set
Details Emerge On Alleged Misbehavior By Hudson Valley's Bill Murray On Movie Set After months of speculation surrounding Bill Murray and his alleged transgression on the set of a new movie with a much younger woman, new details have now come to light. According to Puck, filming was suspended in April on the film "Being Moral, also starring Seth Rogen and Aziz Ansari after a complaint was made against the Hudson Valley resident who lives in Rockland County's Orangetown, for inappropriate behavior. Sources told Puck that Murray was very friendly with one female production staffer and at one moment when the two were near a bed on the set, Murray started kissing her body an…
Major Companies Say They'll Cover Employee Travel Expenses For Abortions Major Companies Say They'll Cover Employee Travel Expenses For Abortions
Major Companies Say They'll Cover Employee Travel Expenses For Abortions Several major media companies will cover travel costs for employees seeking abortions in response to the Supreme Court overturning Roe vs. Wade, Variety reports.  This comes after the court ruled 6-3 to overturn people's constitutional right to the procedure on the morning of Friday, June 24. Companies including Disney, Netflix, Paramount, Comcast, Sony and Meta confirmed to Variety that they will be reimbursing their employees who travel across state lines to get an abortion. You can read what these companies said by clicking here. 
Disney-Branded Hand Sanitizers Recalled Due To Cancer-Causing Carcinogens Disney-Branded Hand Sanitizers Recalled Due To Cancer-Causing Carcinogens
Disney-Branded Hand Sanitizers Recalled Due To Cancer-Causing Carcinogens Two Disney-branded hand sanitizer products are being recalled after they were found to contain carcinogens. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that Best Brands Consumer Products is voluntarily recalling two finished product lots of “The Mandalorian Hand Sanitizer,” available in green and blue formulations, and bottles of “Mickey Mouse Hand Sanitizer” that come with a blue product. According to the FDA, testing found the presence of benzene in The Mandalorian hand sanitizer product and methanol in the Mickey Mouse hand sanitizer product. The recalled lots were produced by a t…
Child Swallows Flashlight Battery Prompting Recall, CPSC Says Child Swallows Flashlight Battery Prompting Recall, CPSC Says
Child Swallows Flashlight Battery Prompting Recall, Cpsc Says Five models of projector flashlights are being recalled because the manufacturer has received reports of children accessing the button cell batteries and in one case swallowing them. The child who swallowed the battery manufactured by Halo, the company issuing the recall, required surgery to remove it, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission. Halo says the models include its Disney, Pixar, Star Wars, Avengers, and ESPN projector flashlights. They have a key chain on one end and a flashlight projector on the other end. The flashlights were part of a Disney-branded care pack…
COVID-19: Reporter Leaving Network Due To Company's Vaccine Mandate COVID-19: Reporter Leaving Network Due To Company's Vaccine Mandate
Covid-19: Reporter Leaving Network Due To Company's Vaccine Mandate A television reporter announced that she is leaving the network after refusing to comply with the company's COVID-19 vaccine mandate.  In a five-minute video posted to Instagram, Allison Williams announced that she will no longer work for ESPN effective next week after her request for an exemption in order to not receive the vaccine was denied by the all-sports network. She said her desire to have another child is a reason she chose not to get vaccinated, citing experiences women have shared with her about symptoms they attribute to the vaccine.  The Centers for Disease Control a…
Hudson Valley Disney Store Among Nearly 60 Closing Across America Hudson Valley Disney Store Among Nearly 60 Closing Across America
Hudson Valley Disney Store Among Nearly 60 Closing Across America So long, farewell... Disney is closing nearly 60 of its brick and mortar stores across the US come Sept. 15. DisneyDisney Among them, four in New York. According to the Disney Store website, the following stores are closing in New York: Central Valley, Orange County: Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, 191 Marigold Court Elmhurst: Queens Center, 90-15 Queens Boulevard Lake Grove, Suffolk County: Smith Haven Mall, 313 Smith Haven Mall Road Niagara Falls: Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, 1900 Military Road After the next round of closings, only 25 stores will remain in operation. Disney…
And The Most Popular Pet Name Of The Last Century Is ... And The Most Popular Pet Name Of The Last Century Is ...
And The Most Popular Pet Name Of The Last Century Is ... Digging through a century’s worth of records has revealed the most popular pet names over the last 115 years, according to a study by FirstVet. Among the key findings is that people really like to name their pets after monarchies and fairy tales - “Princess” is the most popular overall pet name in the U.S. It’s also the most popular dog name. “Princess has consistently been in the top-10 most popular dog names since the 1960s but has never been the No. 1 most popular name in any single decade,” according to FirstVet, an online pet health and consultation service. Pet names are often influe…
COVID-19: YouTube Limits Video Quality To Ease Internet Traffic COVID-19: YouTube Limits Video Quality To Ease Internet Traffic
Covid-19: YouTube Limits Video Quality To Ease Internet Traffic With millions of people around the world confined to their homes due to the novel coronavirus outbreak, YouTube announced it will be adjusting its default video quality to ensure that there is sufficient bandwidth for all users. YouTube videos will automatically stream in standard definition for at least a month, as health officials work to curtail the spread of COVID-19, which has infected nearly 60,000 people in America alone. Other streaming services such as Netflix and Disney+ have taken similar steps overseas, though it is unclear if they will take effect stateside. “We continue to w…
Racism Concerns Prompt High School In Westchester To Cancel 'Tarzan' Play Racism Concerns Prompt High School In Westchester To Cancel 'Tarzan' Play
Racism Concerns Prompt High School In Westchester To Cancel 'Tarzan' Play The show will not go on, as a high school in Westchester has canceled a scheduled student play amid concerns of racism. The Elmsford Central School District announced that it will be canceling its planned Disney’s “Tarzan” play, the day before auditions were scheduled for the Alexander Hamilton High School production on Wednesday, Dec. 4. Instead, due to concerns raised by parents, students will instead perform William Shakespeare’s “Twelfth Night.” A pair of parents reportedly brought up concerns that students of color would wind up playing certain characters in the Tarzan musical, which…
Northern Westchester Native Hits It Big In New 'Star Wars' Saga Northern Westchester Native Hits It Big In New 'Star Wars' Saga
Northern Westchester Native Hits It Big In New 'Star Wars' Saga A Westchester native and former Marist College student has hit the big time as an actor by landing a role in the new "Star Wars" saga on Disney's much-anticipated streaming service. Dominic Pace, a 1993 graduate of Ossining High School, can be seen as a bounty hunter in the "The Mandalorian," a live-action series that tells the story of a bounty hunter five years after the "Return of the Jedi." It's a long way from the days when he starred in a high school production of "Grease" as Danny Zucco.  "Almost 1,000 people packed the high school auditorium. I loved it," Pace told Fantha…
‘Toy Story 4’ Recall: Disney Pulls 80,000 'Forky' Plush Toys Over Choking Hazard ‘Toy Story 4’ Recall: Disney Pulls 80,000 'Forky' Plush Toys Over Choking Hazard
‘Toy Story 4’ Recall: Disney Pulls 80,000 'Forky' Plush Toys Over Choking Hazard You do not have a friend in him. As Toy Story 4 continues to dominate at the box office, Disney is recalling approximately 80,000 11-inch “Forky” plush dolls, the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission announced this week.  The recall was announced due to the product’s “googly” plastic eyes on the toy, which can detach, posing a potential choking hazard to younger children. The toy has poseable arms, a base, rainbow screen art on top of the foot and plastic rolling “googly” eyes, CPSC said. The eyes are comprised of three parts; a white plastic base, a clear plastic dome, an…
Video: Local Singing Sensation Grace VanderWaal Starts 'Ur So Beautiful' Tour Video: Local Singing Sensation Grace VanderWaal Starts 'Ur So Beautiful' Tour
Video: Local Singing Sensation Grace VanderWaal Starts 'Ur So Beautiful' Tour Many might remember her as the little sprite strumming her ukelele when she won "America's Got Talent." But now, Hudson Valley's Grace VanderWaalcis all grown up and is dropping her newest single before kicking off her huge 23-date tour that begins August 10 in Kentucky. The new single, which premiered Friday, June 28, shows off the singing and songwriting talents of the 15-year-old from Suffern with romantic lines and a beat you can definitely get your groove on with.  Grace says on Facebook that she made the video for the song by carrying around a camera for months as she hung out w…
It's Time For Disney To Get A Major Gay Character, Maloney Says It's Time For Disney To Get A Major Gay Character, Maloney Says
It's Time For Disney To Get A Major Gay Character, Maloney Says Is it time for an LGBTQ character starring in a Disney movie? A Hudson Valley Congressman thinks so. TMZ ran into openly gay Congressman Sean Patrick Maloney on Capitol Hill earlier this week, and asked him about his feelings of the LGBTQ community being represented in a Disney movie. “I think it’s great if there’s positive LGBT characters on Disney movies and shows and everywhere else,” he said. “We are part of this American family and there’s no reason they shouldn’t be represented.” The question arose after an online debate cropped up stating that Elsa, the main character in the cult-hi…