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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.

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  1. 'Title Town' Somers Comes Out To Honor Its State Champions

    'Title Town' Somers Comes Out To Honor Its State Champions

    SOMERS, N.Y. - The place they're calling "Title Town" came out to celebrate its champions Saturday.School, local and state officials were on hand to honor Somers High School's two current state championship teams (football and boys soccer), as well as the 2014 girls soccer champs, and the 2004 cross country title team.Individual state champs Dylan and Brian (three-time champ) ...

  2. Local Hero Teen Receives State's Highest Honor At Emotional Ceremony

    Local Hero Teen Receives State's Highest Honor At Emotional Ceremony

    MAHOPAC, N.Y. - A reunion of the very best kind took place Wednesday evening inside Carmel's Town Hall in Mahopac.Mahopac 19-year-old Cullen Malzo - who pulled two teenage girls from a car wreck in the waters of Lake Mahopac on Nov. 10 - was reunited with the girls and honored for his brave actions in front of local and state officials in an emotional ceremony, as the rescued girls and ...

  3. Country Star Gives Boost To Northern Westchester Couple, Accident Victim

    Country Star Gives Boost To Northern Westchester Couple, Accident Victim

    SOMERS, N.Y. -- 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 ...

  4. WCC Grad Finds Success Hard Way, Gives Back Through Honey Do Men

    WCC Grad Finds Success Hard Way, Gives Back Through Honey Do Men

    Darrell Babboni learned his lessons the hard way, and now he gives back every chance he gets.Babboni is the man behind the Honey Do Men, serving Putnam, Westchester and Dutchess and specializing in roof cleaning and restorations, roofing, gutters, chimneys, siding, windows, doors and handyman services.A 1996 Somers High graduate, Babboni explains on his website that he learned his trade ...

  5. Somers' Horne, Pires: 'Special Group, Family Atmosphere Got Us To Dome'

    Somers' Horne, Pires: 'Special Group, Family Atmosphere Got Us To Dome'

    SOMERS, N.Y. -- It takes a special group of players, a special coaching staff and a lot of hard work to make it to the state championship game.The Somers High School football team, coached by Tony DeMatteo, had the perfect storm this season, according to seniors Messiah Horne and Matt Pires.The dynamic duo led a Tusker fourth-quarter explosion for Somers in Friday night's state ...

  6. Somers' Tony DeMatteo: 'In My Heart, I Never Thought This Would Happen'

    Somers' Tony DeMatteo: 'In My Heart, I Never Thought This Would Happen'

    SOMERS, N.Y. -- Hudson Valley legend Tony DeMatteo of Class A state finalist Somers, now in his 47th season as a varsity football coach, has seen a lot. But even DeMatteo, who has served as mentor  to countless area coaches at various levels, has rarely tasted the elusive air of the state championship game.DeMatteo and his Somers team topped Burnt Hills in a state semifinal game Friday ...

  7. The Wait Is Over: Somers Football Team Headed To First State Title Game

    The Wait Is Over: Somers Football Team Headed To First State Title Game

    KINGSTON, N.Y. - The Somers High football team earned its first-ever state tournament victory just a few weeks ago, and with a dramatic 48-24 win over Section 2's Burnt Hills in Friday night's NYS semifinal at Dietz Stadium, the Tuskers will be playing in a state championship game for the first time in their history.Somers, which outscored the Spartans 27-7 in the fourth quarter, earned ...

  8. Cloudy Skies Spoil Supermoon Party In Westchester, But Don't Give Up Yet

    Cloudy Skies Spoil Supermoon Party In Westchester, But Don't Give Up Yet

    Mother Nature has some sense of humor. On the night when the moon was closer to Earth than it has been in the last 68 years - or will be again until 2034 - area skies were filled with clouds ranging from light to heavy enough to completely block Monday night's impressive moon.Daily Voice managed to get a quick capture (see gallery) as it rose from the horizon over Poughkeepsie, before ...

  9. Meteor Shower, Closest Supermoon In 68 Years To Light Westchester Skies

    Meteor Shower, Closest Supermoon In 68 Years To Light Westchester Skies

    The next few days could hold many thrills for those who turn their attention to the night skies.The largest supermoon since 1948 will be making an appearance Sunday and Monday and the Leonid Meteor shower is due to reach its peak during the early hours of Thursday.The meteor show will be dulled a bit due to it coming just three days after this rare and large supermoon - so the sky will ...

  10. Got Your Cameras Ready, Westchester, For Record-Breaking Supermoon

    Got Your Cameras Ready, Westchester, For Record-Breaking Supermoon

    Expect to see a 'Supermoon' of epic proportions this month, on the eve of Monday, Nov. 14 to be exact, with the full moon appearing to be the largest seen in skies since 1948.The month will also bring meteor displays, and planets aligning in dazzling fashion. But the most impressive will be the largest "supermoon" seen in nearly seven decades.The second of three 'supermoons' ...

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