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Skip Pearlman

Reporter/Photographer

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.

Skip Pearlman's Contributions

  1. Westchester Volunteers Lift Soldiers' Spirits With 'Operation Cupid'

    Westchester Volunteers Lift Soldiers' Spirits With 'Operation Cupid'

    Volunteers of all ages came from Putnam, Westchester, Dutchess and all around the tri-state area Friday night to lend a helping hand to a good cause.Approximately 50 United for the Troops volunteers convened on the county building in Carmel, organizing and packing essential items like toiletries, and goodies of all kinds, for U.S. troops currently stationed overseas.UFT's Jim ...

  2. Retired Cop Brings Culinary Skills And A Dream To Beacon Falls Cafe

    Retired Cop Brings Culinary Skills And A Dream To Beacon Falls Cafe

    BEACON, N.Y. - Bob Nevelus had his eye on retirement as a Sleepy Hollow Police Officer 10 years ago, and like most of us, he had a dream.His dream was to open a cozy, little restaurant with great food and a family atmosphere.So Nevelus attended the culinary institute - at the same time he was working full time his last two years as a cop - and eight years ago opened Beacon Falls ...

  3. Mahopac Shows Love For Soon-To-Close Lyn's Cardsmart Store

    Mahopac Shows Love For Soon-To-Close Lyn's Cardsmart Store

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. - For the last week or so, Mahopac has been showing its love for Lyn's Cardsmart - a discount card, balloon, and gift store - after learning the store lost its lease and will soon be closing its doors. The store has been a presence in its Rt. 6 location for 43 years - since the old drive-in was torn down - and has been under its current ownership for the last 11 ...

  4. Tappan Zee Bridge Project Making Strides, On Track For 2018 Opening

    Tappan Zee Bridge Project Making Strides, On Track For 2018 Opening

    WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. - Construction on the new Tappan Zee Bridge continues to move along, with Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently announcing another milestone, with the topping off of the eight main span towers.The new bridge is on track to open in 2018 (with the completion of the westbound span expected in 2017), with 90% of the support structures installed. To date, 3,000 roadway panels ...

  5. Friends, Family Create GoFundMe Page For Mahopac Woman Battling Cancer

    Friends, Family Create GoFundMe Page For Mahopac Woman Battling Cancer

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- A GoFundMe page has been set up for Crissy Hajkowski, a Mahopac High School graduate who has been fighting cancer for more than a decade, and is currently facing a secondary diagnosis.Hajkowski has long been part of the Relay For Life family, and started fighting cancer at the Mahopac Relay, soon joining the planning committee and then becoming an event lead, and also ...

  6. JFK Catholic Grad Santini Recalled By Devils, Registers First NHL Point

    JFK Catholic Grad Santini Recalled By Devils, Registers First NHL Point

    Mahopac's own Steven Santini, a former star at John F. Kennedy Catholic in Somers, was recalled Sunday by the New Jersey Devils of the NHL, after veteran and former Ranger John Moore was placed on injured reserve with a concussion.Santini, a 21-year-old defenseman and Bronxville native, played three seasons for Boston College, and was a second-round pick in 2013. He made his NHL debut ...

  7. Customers Hit Rick's Seafood In Mahopac, Prep For 'Feast Of Seven Fishes'

    Customers Hit Rick's Seafood In Mahopac, Prep For 'Feast Of Seven Fishes'

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. -- The Feast of the Seven Fishes is a time-honored Italian tradition that started when waves of immigrants made their way from Italy to America, bringing their cherished traditions with them.“Cena della Vigilia,” or the Christmas Eve dinner, started when Catholics fasted to anticipate the birth of the baby Jesus on Christmas Day. The fast would end when they received Holy ...

  8. Cancer Support Groups Available In Westchester

    Cancer Support Groups Available In Westchester

    Support Connection, Inc., a not-for profit organization that provides free, confidential support services for people affected by breast and ovarian cancer, offers a wide range of free support groups women with breast and ovarian cancer. Groups focus on topics pertaining to living with cancer through all stages of diagnosis, treatment and post-treatment. They are offered in Westchester, ...

  9. Somers' DeMatteo: 'Greatest Season Of My Career, Not Ready To Retire Yet'

    Somers' DeMatteo: 'Greatest Season Of My Career, Not Ready To Retire Yet'

    SOMERS, N.Y. -- For Tony DeMatteo and the Somers High football team, which won the program's first state title Thanksgiving weekend, this fall was the Perfect Storm.As any coach will tell you, it takes a lot of circumstances coming together in a perfect way to get to the Carrier Dome, and to bring home a state title, as the legendary Westchester coach - who will enter his 48th season ...

  10. Peekskill Wildlife Photographer Rescues Starving Snowy Owl

    Peekskill Wildlife Photographer Rescues Starving Snowy Owl

    Wildlife photographer Anwar Alomaisi is becoming a bit of a social media folk hero.The Peekskill native, who currently resides in Elmsford, has developed quite a following on Facebook, thanks to his stunning photos of eagles, hawks, owls, and other birds and wildlife.Sometimes, when Alomaisi encounters an animal that doesn't look right, he tries to help.Alomaisi came across a Snowy Owl ...

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