| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:20 AM
Passengers in plane crashes today, such as the one in San Francisco involving Asiana Airlines Flight 214, are more likely to survive than in past disasters.
Saturday's crash was the latest where a big commercial airliner was destroyed but most...
| Jun 30, 2013
| 2:30 PM
It's not every day something crash-lands on the Hudson River, as a tourist helicopter did Sunday.
Officials said a family of four Swedish tourists and their pilot were safe after the private helicopter in which they were riding apparently lost power and...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 6:10 AM
The Fourth of July celebration on NBC just got a huge infusion of star talent.
Oscar-winner Cher, Grammy-winner Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Pitbull will join the program, "Macy's 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular," which airs 8 to 10 p.m. Thursday....
| Jun 28, 2013
| 7:37 AM
David Chase, creator of "The Sopranos," delivered a moving 15-minute eulogy for actor James Gandolfini during funeral services for the star of the series, held Thursday at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine in New York.
Below is an unedited...
| Jun 26, 2013
| 8:30 AM
CROTON-ON-HUDSON - I love the Clearwater Festival, an annual celebration of the glorious Hudson River. The river is as clean as it is (nobody's perfect) because Pete Seeger got it in his head back in 1966 to do something about the pollution, and created...
| Mar 19, 2013
| 2:19 PM
Ray Snouffer, artist, docent and instructor at Washington County Museum of Fine Arts and avid collector of 19th century American art, recently spoke at the Washington County Museum of Fine Arts.
His program to the Singer Society, the volunteer...
| Mar 27, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Arthur Heming: Chronicler of the North
Through June 2, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542, florencegriswoldmuseum.org
Long before Second City Television's Bob and Doug Mackenzie hoisted its banner, Arthur Heming (1870-...
| May 12, 2013
The Gran Fondo NY is less than a week away, but this year I won't be cycling the challenging, 100-plus mile course.
The event, known officially as the Campagnolo Gran Fondo New York, draws about 7,000 riders for a hilly 105-mile Century that starts at...
| May 17, 2013
The Last Bison, an all-acoustic folk-rock band from Chesapeake, recently returned from a two-month national tour that found the young band singing and strumming for big crowds in Chicago, Seattle and Washington, D.C.
On its first major headlining tour,...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Another summer folk/jam festival to mark on the calendar: Clearwater’s Great Hudson River Revival, better known just as the Clearwater Festival. It’s happening June 15-16 at Croton Point Park, Croton-on-Hudson NY, just an hour or two’s...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 10:35 AM
Two years short of its 20th anniversary, at an age which many festivals of its size and scope never reach, International Festival of Arts & Ideas is still standing proud. And doing handstands. And dancing. And firing people out of cannons. And reading....