Long-time New Rochelle resident Ralph Lucarrelli at Cozzerelli on The Sopranos will appear on NBC this coming Tuesday in the May 16th episode of Law & Order: Special Victims Unit. The episode will air on Channel 4 at 10:00 p.m.
This will be Lucarrelli's 4th appearance on the long-running TV series. He appeared in 2003 ("Kip"), 2004 ("Gus") and 2007 ("Diner Owner #1"). He has also appeared on the original Law & Order show in 1999 ("Joseph Russo") and 2001 ("Frank").
Lucarrelli appeared in the HBO series The Sopranos as the owner of Cozzerelli's funeral home in two episodes in the Third Season (2001) and one episode in the Fifth Season (2004).Read more
(Washington, DC) -- Congressman Eliot Engel (D-NY-17) has introduced legislation protecting users of social networking sites from having to divulge personal information to employers, schools and universities. The legislation protects people already employed or enrolled, and those seeking employment or admittance, or those facing disciplinary action. Rep. Jan Schakowsky (D-IL-09) is an original co-sponsor of the legislation.Read more
UGH!!! I can't take it anymore. I have to say something. This pablum and drivel coming out of the Daily New Rochelle is driving me crazy.
As they came into New Rochelle, on the heels of Patch, yet another interloper pretending to know something about New Rochelle, I bit my tongue. I have tried to be friendly to both their original reporter and his replacement, Justin Stock. The final straw was Justin's "reporting" on a GreeNR presentation by New Rochelle Sustainability Coordinator Deborah Newborn at a League of Women Voters event at the New Rochelle Public Library. I will address that meeting at a later date.
I sent Justin an email:
Is it the policy of Main Street Connect to only report the government point of view on topics or is that just what they teach at the University of Arizona these days?
I refer to this article: http://www.thedailynewrochelle.com/news/new-rochelle-league-learns-about...
Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism and Internet & American Life Project has released the results of a survey which shows that nearly three quarters (72%) of adults are quite attached to following local news and information, and local newspapers are by far the source they rely on for much of the local information they need.
According to the survey, local news enthusiasts are substantially more wedded to their local newspapers than others. They are much more likely than others to say that if their local newspaper vanished, it would have a major impact on their ability to get the local information they want. This is especially true of local news followers age 40 and older, who differ from younger local news enthusiasts in some key ways.Read more
Senator Jeffrey D. Klein, (D-Bronx/ Westchester), called upon the Motion Picture Association of America to reverse its decision to give a “R” rating to teen cyberbullying documentary, “Bully.”
The film follows three teens who have been the victims of cyberbullying and two families of children who have taken their own lives after being bullied. It had received a “R”, or “Restricted,” rating due to profanity that had been used during these attacks.
In a letter to the MPAA's Chairman and CEO, former U.S. Senator Chris Dodd, Senator Klein urged a PG-13 rating for the documentary, pointing out that its accounts of cyberbullying match those he has heard from children, parents and educators, across New York.
Last week asked the question, Who is Sean Driscoll?, noting that Sean Driscoll is a name listed with Dun & Bradsteet as associated with WVOX.
Talk of the Sound readers had the answer. One provided a high level of detail:
I first met Sean Driscoll about 46 years ago, when I was working at WVOX, when it was then part of the "Herald Tribune Radio Network", which consisted of WVOX-AM and WGHQ-FM in Kingston (NY) WVIP-FM in Mt. Kisco (NY), and WPAT-FM in Patterson (NJ).
In those days, the WVOX offices and studios were in the Pershing Square Building, what most people now call the "K" building (Kaufman). I guess I was about 17 at the time, and as I remember, Sean was about 15. He was a good kid, very intelligent with big dreams - as I suppose we all had, at that age. After a couple of years, I moved on, but Sean stayed on, as I recall, a few years more. I think he worked finally for a few years selling airtime.
I just got a request about a casting call for a home renovation/makeover show in the NYC area where they would like to cast someone from the New Rochelle area to be in the show. In the show they are going to be remodeling/remaking one room (for free) so if you have a room in your home that just doesn't quite fit.
They want someone who has a great home with one problematic room they can't quite figure out. The uglier the room, the better.
Below is the actual casting call:
Have you ever wanted to be one of those lucky people who get a home makeover on national television?
Do you (or someone you know) have a bland or boring room? Does it not reflect your personality or style? Does it fill you with shame? We're looking for unique and interesting homeowners, who have a boring room they'd like to see transformed.
As Talk of the Sound has grown, we have seen a dramatic increase in the number of people posting articles, not just comments. Obviously, these folks want their articles to be read and articles with a photo are more likely to be read (its just human nature) so we want to explain the best, easiest, fastest way to do this.
The simplest way to publish articles and photos to Talk of the Sound is to user software like Red Sweater's MarsEdit (Mac) or Microsoft's Windows Live Writer (Windows). These programs allow you to add a photo or upload a PDF file along with your article.
To use this type of software you need to do a one-time set up your blog. Once you have set up your blog within Talk of the Sound in MarsEdit, WLW or similar, posting is as easy as sending an email.
This one-time set up requires access to something called an API for the Drupal software that is the Content Management System we use for the site.Read more