Newsday Hits iPads in Westchester with Special Content

Cablevision has announced the launch of Newsday for Westchester. It is available as a regional website and iPad and iPhone applications.

The content is specifically designed for Westchester County, Rockland County, and Hudson Valley residents. Starting today, Newsday for Westchester delivers in-depth news for the region as well as videos from Cablevision’s entities, including Newsday, News 12 Westchester, News 12 Hudson Valley, and MSG Varsity.

The site or app is provided free of charge for Optimum Online customers. Others can subscribe to the Digital Subscription package, which includes complete access to the regional website and apps for $1.15 per week following a one-month free trial.

Users can visit to access the website. The iPad and iPhone applications will be available for download from the iTunes App Store beginning today.

“This is an exciting time for Cablevision’s Local Media Group as we introduce digital products in a new region and provide the community with a comprehensive, valuable news resource that they can depend on day-in and day-out,” said Debby Krenek, Senior Vice President, Local Media Digital Group, Cablevision Systems Corporation.

A team of local journalists from the region will provide up-to-the-minute coverage of local news, sports, entertainment, lifestyle and business.  The products will also feature breaking news alerts, hyper-local weather updates, and instant access to hundreds of traffic cameras.  Sports fans will be able to follow their favorite teams with all of the latest scores and schedules.

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