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, village (1990 pop. 22,582), Westchester co., SE N.Y., on the Hudson River; settled c.1750, inc. 1813 as Sing Sing, renamed 1901. Mainly residential, Ossining produces medical instruments and pharmaceuticals.
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Sing Sing

notoriously harsh state prison at Ossining, New York. [Am. Hist.: Flexner, 219]
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Jo Ann Skousen is a visiting professor at Chapman University and an adjunct professor at Mercy College's degree-seeking program at Sing Sing Correctional Facility.
The world premiere of Huling's comedy The Sing Sing Suite is May 9 at the Washington County Playhouse Dinner Theater in Hagerstown.
By his own account, Clarence Maclin was angry and rebellious when he came to Sing Sing at age 29, convicted by a jury of armed robbery along with three other men.
something about sing sing. HITTING THE WRONG NOTE: Nell McCafferty
This year's event features jazz ensemble Sing Sing Penelope with its modern electro-acoustic style, Polish underground super group Baaba which fuses jazz with electronica, while the inventive Jacaszek brings together the manipulation of recorded sound with live acoustic instruments.
In January, Westchester County Executive Andrew Spano asked the state development agency for $5.8 million to build a museum in New York's famed Sing Sing Prison, according to USA Today.
Sing Sing Sing, Miss Jones, It Had to Be You and Baby It's Cold Outside are all on the tuneful menu.
Plot: Mob boss Paul Vitti (De Niro) is ending his time in Sing Sing prison and the FBI are baffled because he keeps breaking into song.
The Maze wasn't exactly like Sing Sing for the inmates.
Hunched, spider-like, over his kit, audibly groaning throughout, he favoured brushes for much of the time, shuffling and scuttling around the traps, saving his full rattling stick-attack for an astounding version of Sing Sing Sing.
Even before Sing Sing was built by inmates in 1826 ("Sing Sing" comes from an early Indian word meaning "stone upon stone," a reference to the geological formations of the area), young America already was struggling with the concept of punishment.