August 20, 2001 02:18 PM

ATTACKED: Tony Rodham, Sen. Hillary Clinton’s brother, was attacked in the family’s Pennsylvania summer home early Monday morning. His older brother, Hugh, and a local woman held the attacker Daniel Coyne, 45, until the police arrived. Police said Coyne kicked Rodham in the face and body, but there was no word on what caused the dispute . . . SCHEDULED: “Survivor” winner Richard Hatch has agreed to appear on “Blind Date.” His episode, the first to match-up two gay men, will appear during the November sweeps . . . BORN: Actor Rick Schroder’s wife, Andrea, gave birth to the couple’s fourth child, Faith Anne, on Aug. 8. She weighed 7 pounds, 10 ounces, said David Pollack, Schroder’s publicist . . . WED: Irish singer Sinead O’Connor (“Nothing Compares 2 U”) married her boyfriend, Irish journalist Nick Sommerlad, reports the Associated Press. The couple married three weeks ago at an undisclosed location. The controversial O’Connor, who at one time declared that she was a lesbian, raised the ire of Catholics worldwide when she ripped up a photo of photo of Pope John Paul II during an appearance on Saturday Night Live . . . RECUPERATING: TV producer Aaron Spelling has received radiation for a throat lesion and has been recuperating and working from home, reports the Associated Press. His publicist, Kevin Sasaki, said in a statement that Spelling, the heart and soul behind the hit shows “Beverly Hills 90210,” “Hotel” and “Melrose Place,” is expected to return to a normal work schedule within a few weeks and didn’t say whether or not the lesion was cancerous and when it was discovered . . . BLOCKED: Millionaire balloonist Steve Fossett and his backup crew were not allowed into Brazil because they lacked the proper entry visas, reports the Associated Press. Fossett ended his bid to travel around the world in a hot air balloon on Friday. His project manager has traveled to Argentina where he hopes to get visas. Fossett is waiting for his crew to arrive to assess the damage to his balloon . . . ARRESTED: Former Allman Brothers member Dickey Betts, 57, was arrested Saturday on battery charges for allegedly assaulting his wife. The legendary guitarist was released from a Florida jail Sunday on $2,000 bail. He told police he “did not know how the victim received her injury,” according to The Associated Press . . . FOR SALE: Frank Sinatra’s 14-room Beverly Hills home has been put on the market for $12.5 million, the listing agents said on Monday. The legendary singer and actor lived there for about 15 years, until his death at age 82 in May 1998. The entertainer’s widow, Barbara Sinatra, placed the furnished luxury home up for sale after reportedly buying a penthouse for herself in the Westwood section of Los Angeles in June for $3 million.

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