Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K
Netflix Casting Suburban Mom-Type, Tall Man For NYC Documentary, Pays $3.3K Netflix is seeking to fill two roles for an upcoming documentary. The popular streaming service is looking for a 20-something-year-old man who is more than 6 feet tall with brown hair, and a suburban New England-type woman in her 50s with dirty blonde or light brown hair. The documentary will shoot four days in New York City and one day in Cape Cod. The gig pays an estimated $3,300 for six days of work, according to the casting call. Click here to apply.
NY National Guardsman 'In Fight For His Life' After Surviving Helicopter Crash That Killed 3 NY National Guardsman 'In Fight For His Life' After Surviving Helicopter Crash That Killed 3
NY National Guardsman 'In Fight For His Life' After Surviving Helicopter Crash That Killed 3 To say that Jacob Pratt has a long road to recovery is an understatement. The New York National Guard soldier, a Rensselaer County native from the city of Rensselaer, remains in intensive care after being the sole survivor of a helicopter crash on the US-Mexico border that killed three others. According to the Joint Task Force North, Pratt was aboard a UH-72 Lakota chopper when it went down while flying near Rio Grande City, Texas on Friday, March 8. Earlier Report: NY National Guard Members Killed In Triple-Fatal Crash Return Home; Funerals Set The crash killed New York National G…
'Rare, Special' Solar Eclipse Leaves Residents, Students In Awe In Westchester 'Rare, Special' Solar Eclipse Leaves Residents, Students In Awe In Westchester
'Rare, Special' Solar Eclipse Leaves Residents, Students In Awe In Westchester Although the solar eclipse's path of totality did not reach Westchester, that did not stop residents and students from getting outside and enjoying the rare astronomical marvel. The event made its way through New York on Monday, April 8, causing a partial eclipse in Westchester that occurred between 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. and peaked around 3:25 p.m., with around 90 percent of the sun covered.  Residents across the county celebrated the rare spectacle at several solar eclipse events held at parks and preserves in several municipalities.  "It is rare for a total solar eclipse to be view…
Northern Westchester's David Letterman Escorts Old 'Late Show' Sign To Darien Barn, Hangs Out Northern Westchester's David Letterman Escorts Old 'Late Show' Sign To Darien Barn, Hangs Out
Northern Westchester's David Letterman Escorts Old 'Late Show' Sign To Darien Barn, Hangs Out Funnyman and beloved area resident David Letterman helped escort the old marquee sign from his famous television show "Late Night" to its new home in Fairfield County. Letterman, a longtime Northern Westchester County resident who lives in North Salem, didn't have far to travel to escort the 20-foot sign that once graced the front of the famed Ed Sullivan Theater for Dave's show on CBS, said the lucky recipient Preston Bealle, of Darien. Bealle, one of the founding members of Daily Voice, received the sign from his niece Helen Halford of New Jersey, who entered a charity contest to win the …
Eclipse Safety: Here's How To Properly Use Eye Protection, Westchester Expert Says Eclipse Safety: Here's How To Properly Use Eye Protection, Westchester Expert Says
Eclipse Safety: Here's How To Properly Use Eye Protection, Westchester Expert Says As New York residents prepare to gaze up at the sky during the upcoming historic solar eclipse less than a week away, a Westchester County eye expert is giving tips on how to properly view the event while using protection.  Known as the "Great North American Eclipse," the astronomical event will cross the United States on Monday, April 8, and bring a partial eclipse to the Hudson Valley. According to experts, such a spectacle can be dangerous to view without eye protection because the sun continues to emit harmful ultraviolet rays, and gazing directly at it can cause severe damage to th…
Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $50K Sold At Northern Westchester Deli Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $50K Sold At Northern Westchester Deli
Winning Powerball Ticket Worth $50K Sold At Northern Westchester Deli A lucky visitor to a Northern Westchester deli walked away with much more than a sandwich.  A third-prize winning Powerball ticket worth $50,000 was sold for the drawing on Wednesday, April 3 at an eatery in Bedford Hills, New York Lottery officials announced. The eatery was identified as the Bedford Hills Deli at 7 Babbitt Rd.  Officials did not reveal the identity of the lucky customer.  If you're looking to try your luck, Powerball drawings are televised every Monday, Wednesday, and Saturday at 10:59 p.m. 
This Village Named Best Place To Live In NY, New Rankings Say This Village Named Best Place To Live In NY, New Rankings Say
This Village Named Best Place To Live In NY, New Rankings Say Looking for a new place to live? This village is the best not only in Long Island's Nassau County but in the state of New York. According to Niche’s 2024 rankings, the Nassau County village of Great Neck Plaza took the No. 1 spot on the site’s “Best Places to Live in New York” list. It also tops the “Best Places to Live in Nassau County” rankings. For the most accurate ranking possible, Niche evaluates a variety of factors, including crime rates, cost of living, diversity, and more. Earning an overall grade of “A+,” Great Neck Plaza has top marks in public schools, health and fitness, o…
Pair Of Westchester Locales Among Best Places To Live In US, According To Brand-New Rankings Pair Of Westchester Locales Among Best Places To Live In US, According To Brand-New Rankings
Pair Of Westchester Locales Among Best Places To Live In US, According To Brand-New Rankings A pair of locales in the Hudson Valley are among the 300 best places to live in America, according to brand-new rankings. According to Niche, factors used in determining its rankings were: Public Schools Crime & Safety Housing Nightlife Good for Families Diversity The two communities selected from the Hudson Valley are both in Westchester County: Ardsley: No. 122: The village with a population around 5,000, "offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes," according to Niche, which also noted that "there are a lot of restaurants, coffee shops, and parks," an…
Winning $50K Powerball Ticket Sold In Westchester: Here's Where Winning $50K Powerball Ticket Sold In Westchester: Here's Where
Winning $50K Powerball Ticket Sold In Westchester: Here's Where A lucky Powerball player is $50,000 richer after purchasing a winning ticket at a store in Westchester.  The third-prize-winning ticket was sold in Mount Vernon for the Powerball drawing on Saturday, March 23, according to New York Lottery officials. The store where the ticket was sold was identified as Fleetwood Stationery located at 556 Gramatan Ave., officials added. The name of the lucky winner was not revealed. 
Heavy Travel Expected For Upcoming Solar Eclipse: Here Are Tips For Smooth Trip Heavy Travel Expected For Upcoming Solar Eclipse: Here Are Tips For Smooth Trip
Heavy Travel Expected For Upcoming Solar Eclipse: Here Are Tips For Smooth Trip If you're making travel plans to view the upcoming total solar eclipse in the Northeast United States, you're certainly not alone.  The total solar eclipse, which will occur on Monday afternoon, April 8, will involve the moon passing between the sun and the Earth, completely blocking the sun and causing the sky to darken as if it were dawn or dusk.  Earlier Report - 'Most Visible Eclipse For US In 100 Years' Coming Soon: First Projected Cloud Cover Conditions Because the eclipse is predicted to be the longest and most visible in the US in 100 years, plenty of enthusiasts are…
Chuck Scarborough To Mark 50 Years With WNBC: 'Giant In American Journalism' Chuck Scarborough To Mark 50 Years With WNBC: 'Giant In American Journalism'
Chuck Scarborough To Mark 50 Years With Wnbc: 'Giant In American Journalism' To celebrate journalism legend and localresident Chuck Scarborough's 50th year with NBC 4 New York, the network will hold a week of tributes that will look back at memorable moments throughout his career.  To commemorate  the 80-year-old Scarborough's lengthy career, NBC 4 New York will hold a ceremony on Monday, March 25 at 10 a.m. during which the Empire State Building will be illuminated in the journalist's honor. Those who want to watch this special event can stream it live on the station's "NBC New York News" channel.  Additionally, at 4 p.m. on Monday, the network …
Actors Wanted For Television Show Filming In Region: Here Are Available Roles Actors Wanted For Television Show Filming In Region: Here Are Available Roles
Actors Wanted For Television Show Filming In Region: Here Are Available Roles Prospective actors who don't mind donning 18th-century-era costumes may be interested in auditioning for a television show set to film in Connecticut.  An upcoming show centered around the Revolutionary War and George Washington titled "Revolution" will film in Fairfield County between Monday, March 25, and Friday, April 5 in Stamford, according to a casting call posted by Backstage.  The non-union series, which will play on a major network, is offering $150 for an estimated 10 hours of work for several roles which include:  British and French soldiers, as well as Virginia …
Where's Albert? 11-Foot Gator's Seizure From NY Home Sparks Backlash: 'Kind Of Messed Up' Where's Albert? 11-Foot Gator's Seizure From NY Home Sparks Backlash: 'Kind Of Messed Up'
Where's Albert? 11-Foot Gator's Seizure From NY Home Sparks Backlash: 'Kind Of Messed Up' Where is Albert the alligator? That’s what a New York man and his thousands of supporters are demanding to know after state wildlife officials seized his 11-foot, 750-pound gator from his home. Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) officers showed up to Tony Cavallaro’s Erie County residence in the town Hamburg on Wednesday, March 13, after learning that he had built an addition to his home and installed an in-ground swimming pool to keep the gator. Officers accused Cavallaro of allowing members of the public, including children, to get into the water and pet Albert while the all…
Actresses Wanted For Movie Filming In Westchester County Actresses Wanted For Movie Filming In Westchester County
Actresses Wanted For Movie Filming In Westchester County Those looking for their chance to appear on the big screen may want to check out a casting call for a period movie about to start filming in Westchester.  An upcoming Warner Bros. feature film set in the 1930s is looking for background extras to portray Great Depression-era working women, according to a casting call posted on Backstage. The film, titled "Shotgun Wedding," is set to start filming in Yonkers on Friday, April 12.  Those interested in being extras in the film must be okay with adopting a period-appropriate haircut, have no allergies to wool, be fine with working…
First-Prize Take 5 Ticket Sold At ShopRite In Northern Westchester First-Prize Take 5 Ticket Sold At ShopRite In Northern Westchester
First-Prize Take 5 Ticket Sold At ShopRite In Northern Westchester One lucky shopper at a supermarket in Northern Westchester took home a first-prize-winning lottery ticket worth over $18,000, officials announced.  The top-prize-winning Take 5 ticket, worth $18,188.50, was bought in Bedford Hills for the midday drawing on Sunday, March 17, New York Lottery officials said. The ticket was bought at the ShopRite supermarket at 747 Bedford Rd. (Route 117), officials added.  The name of the lucky winner was not released. 
Solar Eclipse: Here's Where Viewing Parties Will Be Held In Westchester Solar Eclipse: Here's Where Viewing Parties Will Be Held In Westchester
Solar Eclipse: Here's Where Viewing Parties Will Be Held In Westchester Those in Westchester hoping to catch a glimpse of the upcoming historic solar eclipse event will have plenty of viewing parties within the county to choose from on the day it arrives.  Westchester County Parks' Conservation Division is planning several eclipse events across the county for the day of the event, Monday, April 8.  On the day of the eclipse, between 3:15 p.m. and 3:30 p.m., the moon will pass between the earth and the sun and completely block out sunlight, completely turning day into night for 1 and a half to 3 and a half minutes in the zone of totality, which is in t…
Top-Prize Lottery Ticket Worth Over $35K Bought At Store In Westchester: Here's Where Top-Prize Lottery Ticket Worth Over $35K Bought At Store In Westchester: Here's Where
Top-Prize Lottery Ticket Worth Over $35K Bought At Store In Westchester: Here's Where One fortunate lottery player is enjoying a stroke of luck after purchasing a top-prize-winning ticket from a store in Westchester.  The top-prize-winning Take 5 ticket, worth $35,398, was bought at a store in Larchmont for the evening drawing on Tuesday, March 12, New York Lottery officials announced.  The lucky ticket was revealed to have been purchased at Larchmont Mini Mart at 14 Chatsworth Ave., officials added. If you want to try your luck at the game, Take 5 drawings are televised twice a day at 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Prizes can be claimed up to a year after the drawing d…
Globe-Trotting Record Seeker Makes NY Stop On Quest To Drive 75 Countries Globe-Trotting Record Seeker Makes NY Stop On Quest To Drive 75 Countries
Globe-Trotting Record Seeker Makes NY Stop On Quest To Drive 75 Countries What drive around the world would be complete without a stop in the Empire State? Sinan Mohammad agreed, making a pit stop on Long Island Wednesday, Feb. 28, during his ambitious quest to travel by car through 75 countries in hopes of setting a Guinness World Record. The 30-year-old Indian national began his arduous trek in Mangalore, India in March 2023, setting out solo in a custom painted Mahindra Scorpio SUV. He hopes to cover roughly 60,000 miles by August 2024. As of early March, he had already driven nearly 30,000 miles across three continents. Mohammad received a warm welcome from…
Taylor Swift's Relatives Include This Iconic Poet, Ancestry Reveals Taylor Swift's Relatives Include This Iconic Poet, Ancestry Reveals
Taylor Swift's Relatives Include This Iconic Poet, Ancestry Reveals From one “tortured poet” to another: the uber-famous Taylor Swift is related to another famous wordsmith, who happens to be from Massachusetts. Taylor Swift, the internationally-loved pop star who recently announced her upcoming album “The Tortured Poets Department,” was discovered to be related to iconic poet Emily Dickinson, NBC’s TODAY Show announced on Monday, March 4. According to Ancestry, who revealed the star-studded lineage to TODAY, Swift and Dickinson are both descendants of a 17th-century English immigrant, who was an early settler in Connecticut, in the Hartford County t…
Food Network's Katie Lee Biegel To Hold Bottle Signing Event In Westchester: Here's Where, When Food Network's Katie Lee Biegel To Hold Bottle Signing Event In Westchester: Here's Where, When
Food Network's Katie Lee Biegel To Hold Bottle Signing Event In Westchester: Here's Where, When Wine lovers, mark your calendars: The star of Food Network's "The Kitchen," Katie Lee Biegel, is set to hold a bottle signing event at a Stew Leonard's location in Westchester.  The event will be held on Friday, March 8 from noon to 4 p.m. at Stew Leonard's Wines & Spirits of Yonkers located at 1 Stew Leonard Dr.  During the event, Biegel will be promoting her Kind of Wild wines, which are made from organically grown grapes from acclaimed wine regions around the world. The Food Network star will also greet fans and personalized bottles purchased by those wh…
Officials Take Step Toward Bike Path Between North, South Country Trail, New TZB In Westchester Officials Take Step Toward Bike Path Between North, South Country Trail, New TZB In Westchester
Officials Take Step Toward Bike Path Between North, South Country Trail, New TZB In Westchester Town officials have applied for a grant that would help fund efforts toward creating a bicycle and pedestrian path between the North and South County Trail and the new Tappan Zee Bridge in Westchester.  The application was submitted to New York State officials by the town of Greenburgh, which detailed the proposed path in an announcement on Thursday, Feb. 29.  According to Town Supervisor Paul Feiner, the proposed bicycle and pedestrian path would run along Route 119 from the South/North County Trailway to the new Tappan Zee Bridge. If the grant is approved and the path is eventua…
Top-Prize Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $12K Sold At Westchester Grocery Store: Here's Where Top-Prize Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $12K Sold At Westchester Grocery Store: Here's Where
Top-Prize Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $12K Sold At Westchester Grocery Store: Here's Where A regular trip to a grocery store in Westchester turned lucrative for one lucky lottery player thanks to a top-prize-winning ticket sold at the business.  The winning Take 5 ticket, worth $11,979.50, was sold in Eastchester for the evening drawing on Saturday, Feb. 24, New York Lottery officials announced.  The lucky ticket was sold at the Country Markets grocery store at 344 White Plains Rd. (Route 22), officials added.  If you want to try your luck, Take 5 drawings are televised twice a day at 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Prizes can be claimed up to one year after the date of …
Westchester Eatery Among Nation's Top 100 'All-Time Pizza Spots,' Yelp Says Westchester Eatery Among Nation's Top 100 'All-Time Pizza Spots,' Yelp Says
Westchester Eatery Among Nation's Top 100 'All-Time Pizza Spots,' Yelp Says Three eateries in the Hudson Valley are among the Top 100 pizza spots from sea to shining sea, according to Yelp, which said the selections make up its active but "all-time list." Yelp says it determined the rankings by identifying businesses in the pizza category and then ranking them using several factors, including the total volume and ratings of reviews. The trio of restaurants from the Hudson Valley are: No. 64 - Lolita’s Pizza, Poughkeepsie: With a five-star rating based on about 135 reviews, Lolita's went from fine dining to specializing in Neapolitan pizza in 2018, saying…
Know A Spot? ‘Best NY Burger’ Competition Taking Nominations Know A Spot? ‘Best NY Burger’ Competition Taking Nominations
Know A Spot? ‘Best NY Burger’ Competition Taking Nominations The battle of the burgers is back. Nominations are open for the New York Beef Council’s eighth annual “Best New York Burger” competition. Hopeful restaurateurs and their dedicated followers have until Friday, March 1 to toss their names into the running. Voting will take place between Wednesday, March 6 and Monday, April 1. The top 10 burger joints will then get an anonymous visit from judges sometime during the month of April. During their covert operations, judges will score hamburgers based on factors like taste, presentation, creativity, and service. …
These NY Pizzerias Rank Among Top 100 In Nation These NY Pizzerias Rank Among Top 100 In Nation
These NY Pizzerias Rank Among Top 100 In Nation It's hard not to think of New York when discussing the most delicious pizza. More precisely, New York City. So it should come as no surprise that in brand-new rankings of the Top 100 pizza spots in the US for 2024, all 10 of the selections from NY are from within the five boroughs. And even more precisely yet, Manhattan, where nine of the 10 are located. (The other is in Brooklyn.) The top-ranked pizzeria in New York, and third overall nationally, is Lombardi's in Manhattan's Little Italy, which opened in 1905 and is recognized by the Pizza Hall of Fame as “America’s first pizzeria." Lom…
Winter Blues Got You Down? These Activities May Lift Your Spirits, NY Redditors Say Winter Blues Got You Down? These Activities May Lift Your Spirits, NY Redditors Say
Winter Blues Got You Down? These Activities May Lift Your Spirits, NY Redditors Say If the shorter, darker days of winter have you singing the blues, you’re not alone. Nearly 10 million Americans experience what psychologists have dubbed seasonal affective disorder, or SAD, according to Boston University. A form of depression, SAD typically rears its head during late fall or early winter and dissipates during the sunnier days of spring and summer. Symptoms may include feeling sad most of the day, losing interest in activities you once enjoyed, and having low energy. Some sufferers also report oversleeping, overeating, and having difficulty concentrating. While the best c…
Top-Prize Winning Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $35K Sold In Westchester: Here's Where Top-Prize Winning Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $35K Sold In Westchester: Here's Where
Top-Prize Winning Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $35K Sold In Westchester: Here's Where One lucky visitor to a Westchester gas station walked away with a lottery ticket that won them tens of thousands of dollars.  A top-prize-winning Take 5 lottery ticket worth $34,700 was sold for the evening drawing on Thursday, Feb. 15 in White Plains, New York Lottery officials announced.  The ticket was sold at the Foodsmart located at 85 Virginia Rd. (Route 100), officials added. If you're looking to try your luck at Take 5, drawings are televised twice a day at 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Winnings can be claimed up to a year after the date of the drawing. 
New 'Evocative' Mural To Adorn Waterfront In Westchester, Feature Augmented Reality Component New 'Evocative' Mural To Adorn Waterfront In Westchester, Feature Augmented Reality Component
New 'Evocative' Mural To Adorn Waterfront In Westchester, Feature Augmented Reality Component A busy waterfront in Westchester will soon be beautified by a new mural that will bring both vibrant color and an augmented reality component brought to life by smartphones.  A new mural titled "We The People" by artist CJ Priester will be installed at the Yonkers Waterfront on the MTA retaining wall directly in front of the Yonkers Riverfront Library, Yonkers Arts announced. The art installation will showcase Yonkers as a community that features a "diverse melting pot," according to the organization.  "This evocative piece reflects the unique spirit and diverse cultural tapestry…
Update: Hudson Valley HS Student With 'Heart Of Giant' Gets Paid Trip To Super Bowl Update: Hudson Valley HS Student With 'Heart Of Giant' Gets Paid Trip To Super Bowl
Update: Hudson Valley HS Student With 'Heart Of Giant' Gets Paid Trip To Super Bowl A Hudson Valley high school student who has persevered despite his cerebral palsy diagnosis and was presented with an award from the New York Giants was also able to enjoy a free trip to the Super Bowl.  Putnam County high schooler Eduardo Recinos, a student at Putnam Valley High School, was presented with the 2023 Heart of a Giant award by the New York Giants in early December 2023. In addition to getting the chance to meet Giants quarterback Daniel Jones, Recinos was also gifted four tickets to the Super Bowl, which was held on Sunday, Feb. 11.  Earlier Rep…
Westchester Native Designs Taylor Swift's Super Bowl Necklace, Causes 1,049% Rise In Searches Westchester Native Designs Taylor Swift's Super Bowl Necklace, Causes 1,049% Rise In Searches
Westchester Native Designs Taylor Swift's Super Bowl Necklace, Causes 1,049% Rise In Searches If you couldn't help but notice pop superstar Taylor Swift's "87" necklace that she was sporting during the Super Bowl, you certainly weren't alone.  The necklace, designed by Westchester County native Stephanie Gottlieb of Scarsdale, was worn by Swift in tribute to her boyfriend, Travis Kelce of the Kansas City Chiefs, who won the Super Bowl by defeating the San Fransisco 49ers 25-22 on Sunday, Feb. 11.  View this post on Instagram A post shared by Stephanie Gottlieb (@stephaniegottlieb) Swift's fans noticed the necklace en ma…
Winning Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $30K Sold At Westchester Gas Station: Here's Where Winning Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $30K Sold At Westchester Gas Station: Here's Where
Winning Lottery Ticket Worth Nearly $30K Sold At Westchester Gas Station: Here's Where Someone out there is nearly $30,000 richer after buying a winning lottery ticket at a Westchester gas station, officials announced. The top-prize-winning Take 5 ticket, worth $29,796.50, was sold at a Yonkers gas station for the drawing on Sunday, Feb. 11, New York Lottery officials announced. The ticket was revealed to have been bought at a Sunoco gas station at 931 McLean Ave., officials added. Information about who bought the ticket was not released.  If you hope to repeat this stroke of luck, Take 5 drawings are televised twice daily at 2:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. Winners can cl…