David Smyrl, Mr. Handford Of 'Sesame Street,' Dies At 80David Langston Smyrl, the Emmy-winning actor best known for his role as Mr. Handford, the retired firefighter who ran Hooper's Store on ``Sesame Street,'' has died.
Church & Community Groups: 4 Exciting Day Trips You Can Do With A Chartered Bus (Without Breaking The Bank)Nothing brings people together like a exciting trip. Try one of these Northeast destinations for your next church or community group trip.
'Sesame Street' To Run On HBO For 5 Seasons“Sesame Street” is on the move – with plans to team with HBO for the next five seasons.
Sesame Street's 'Maria,' Actress Sonia Manzano, To Leave The Show After 45 YearsManzano made the announcement during the American Library Association annual conference in San Francisco.
'Sesame Street Live' Brings A New Friend To Madison Square GardenElmo and Grover from "Sesame Street" stopped by to promote its live show "Sesame Street Live: Make a New Friend," which is running through March 1 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden.
New York Institution Of 'Sesame Street' Celebrates 45 YearsMonday marked 45 years since the debut episode of the New York institution of “Sesame Street.”
NYC’s Priceless Things To Do This Week: October 20th-26thCheck out the Priceless Things To Do this week in NYC, week of October 20th- 26th.
NJ Utility Turns To Sesame Street To Prepare Families For Emergencies New Jersey's largest utility is teaming with the producers of television's Sesame Street to help families prepare for major emergencies such as hurricanes, tornadoes and floods.
Poet, Author Maya Angelou Dies At 86Her death was confirmed in a statement issued by Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where she had served as a professor of American Studies since 1982.
Rubber Duck, Chess Inducted Into National Toy Hall Of FameRubber ducks have been immortalized in song. Now they've been inducted into the National Toy Hall of Fame.
Judge Throws Out Lawsuits Against Former 'Elmo' ActorFederal Judge Kevin Koeltl threw out the lawsuits Monday. He said the claims came more than six years after each man reasonably should have become aware of Clash's alleged violations and more than three years after each turned 18.
Viral New Yorker Cover Features Bert And Ernie Celebrating DOMA RulingWhile the Sesame Workshop has maintained for many years that Bert and Ernie are just platonic friends, the “Sesame Street” characters appear clearly as a romantic couple on the cover of an upcoming New Yorker issue.

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