By Michael Turton
Have you had a brush with fame?
“I met Robert F. Kennedy in 1964. I shook his hand. I was just a kid.” ~John Gilvey, Beacon
“I was in an Atlantic City casino near the stage. Frank Sinatra reached down and asked, ‘Can I borrow a cigarette?’ ” ~Deb MacLeod, Constitution Island
“I met Philippe Petit, the Twin Towers cable walker, when he walked a high wire in Grand Central Station.” ~Walter Cinquanta, Cold SpringDid you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a contribution to support our nonprofit journalism. Our annual appeal has begun! All gifts of up to $1,000 through Dec. 31 will be matched TWICE! Click here for details. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.