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Skip Pearlman

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Skip Pearlman is an award-winning photojournalist who has been photographing and covering news, sports and features in Westchester, Putnam and Dutchess counties for three decades, and currently resides in Dutchess County.

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  1. Country Star Blake Shelton Gives Boost To Somers Couple, Accident Victim

    Country Star Blake Shelton Gives Boost To Somers Couple, Accident Victim

    A Westchester couple got the best Christmas present they could've hoped for Thursday.Lindsay Baker of Somers and boyfriend Jonathon Daniels of Peekskill (both Somers High grads) are huge country music fans, and had tickets to see country star Blake Shelton in September. The tickets were to celebrate Lindsay's 23rd birthday.A week prior to the concert, Daniels was badly injured in a ...

  2. Mahopac Flower Shop Blooms Into Bustling Business Now In 28th Year

    Mahopac Flower Shop Blooms Into Bustling Business Now In 28th Year

    It may sound simple, but for Michael Bothe and William Fitzgerald - owners of the Mahopac Flower Shop - success and longevity have come through a basic formula: hard work and doing the right thing for the customer and community.The pair took over their shop in the middle of Mahopac 28 years ago - and were one of seven flowers shops at the time. Now those competitors have virtually ...

  3. Yorktown's Boyer Among Honorees At 45th 'Golden Dozen' Award Banquet

    Yorktown's Boyer Among Honorees At 45th 'Golden Dozen' Award Banquet

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Senior varsity football standouts who excel both on the football field and in the classroom were honored as Westchester's chapter of the National Football Hall of Fame held its 44th annual Golden Dozen award banquet Thursday evening at the Westchester Country Club in Rye.The Golden Dozen has become one of the area's most prestigious awards.Ian Esliker of ...

  4. Yorktown's Boyer Among Honorees At 45th 'Golden Dozen' Award Banquet

    Yorktown's Boyer Among Honorees At 45th 'Golden Dozen' Award Banquet

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Senior varsity football standouts who excel both on the football field and in the classroom were honored as Westchester's chapter of the National Football Hall of Fame held its 44th annual Golden Dozen award banquet Thursday evening at the Westchester Country Club in Rye.The Golden Dozen has become one of the area's most prestigious awards.Ian Esliker of ...

  5. Family Feel, New Latin Flair Make Ramiro's 954 A Mahopac Destination

    Family Feel, New Latin Flair Make Ramiro's 954 A Mahopac Destination

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. - Ramiro Jimenez is one of those lucky people who happens to love what he does.What Jimenez does is bring a new Latin flair, award-winning Mexican/Latino cuisine, and a family atmosphere to Ramiro's 954, one of Mahopac's most popular restaurants.Jimenez, who was executive chef of La Puerta Azul in Salt Point, New York (a 2010 Best of Hudson Valley pick for Mexican/Latino ...

  6. Area Hockey Player Doubles As A Model

    Area Hockey Player Doubles As A Model

    Brianna Pedatella is living proof that you can do anything if you follow your dreams.When the 17-year-old John Jay-East Fishkill High School senior isn't playing defensive stopper for her state champion Brewster Bulldogs ice hockey team, she's probably strutting her stuff on the runway during NYC Fashion Week.Pedatella, of Hopewell Junction, has been playing ice hockey since she was ...

  7. Former Mahopac HS Soccer Star Signs With New York Red Bulls

    Former Mahopac HS Soccer Star Signs With New York Red Bulls

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. - The dream just got a little more real for Mahopac's Arun Basuljevic.The former Mahopac High (2014 grad) and Georgetown soccer standout signed his first pro contract with the New York Red Bulls, the team announced Tuesday."It is an amazing feeling, a dream come true," Basuljevic told Daily Voice Tuesday night. "To achieve a childhood dream is something ...

  8. Family Run Volare Italian Restaurant A Carmel Jewel For Nearly 40 Years

    Family Run Volare Italian Restaurant A Carmel Jewel For Nearly 40 Years

    CARMEL, N.Y. -- Just a stone's throw from the Putnam-Dutchess border, across the street from Kent Elementary School sits a cozy little Italian restaurant that many locals will say is their favorite.Volare Restaurant and Pizzeria - owned and operated by the Mazzotta family - has been a presence in Lake Carmel since opening its doors in 1978.The restaurant - now run by the three grown ...

  9. Cortlandt Manor Girl Saddened By Snowy Owl's Loss Gets Photo

    Cortlandt Manor Girl Saddened By Snowy Owl's Loss Gets Photo

    Many people were touched by the recent loss of the Snowy Owl rescued by Peekskill wildlife photographer Anwar Alomaisi in Stratford in Fairfield County last month, but which died days later at a bird sanctuary that was unable to save it.The story resonated with area bird and animal lovers, but none more than 12-year-old Sophia Del Monte of Cortlandt Manor, who shed more than a few tears ...

  10. Rukaj Turns Longtime Dream Into Luigi's Italian Restaurant

    Rukaj Turns Longtime Dream Into Luigi's Italian Restaurant

    CARMEL, N.Y. - Like most who open their own business, Carmel's Luigi Rukaj started with a dream.Since 1980, when he moved from Rome, Italy, to America, Rukaj has wanted to open his own Italian restaurant. Six months ago, Rukaj and his family took over what is now Luigi's Italian Restaurant on Gleneida Avenue in Carmel.Response from the community has been positive, with the cozy ...

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