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'Killing Fields' Journalist Sydney Schanberg Dies In Hudson Valley

'Killing Fields' Journalist Sydney Schanberg Dies In Hudson Valley
POUGHKEEPSIE, N. Y. -- Sydney H. Schanberg, who earned a place in history with his chronicles of war-torn Cambodia in the 1970s for The New York Times, died Saturday in Poughkeepsie, The New York Times reported. He was 82.

Schanberg, a foreign correspondent who won a Pulitzer Prize for his work in...

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'Messenger To Mankind' Elie Wiesel Dies At 87

'Messenger To Mankind' Elie Wiesel Dies At 87

Elie Wiesel, the Nobel Peace Prize winner dubbed the "messenger to mankind" for his dignified writings about the horrors of the Holocaust, died Saturday. He was 87. “In the darkness of th...

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Gifted Singer Killed In Orlando Shooting ID'd As Hudson Valley Native

Gifted Singer Killed In Orlando Shooting ID'd As Hudson Valley Native

One of the victims of the Orlando shooting is a Rockland native, according to a report by lohud.com. Shane Tomlinson, 33, lived in Ramapo until his family relocated to North Carolina whil...

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Roger Enrico, 71, Former CEO Of Westchester-Based PepsiCo

Roger Enrico, 71, Former CEO Of Westchester-Based PepsiCo

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. — Former PepsiCo chief executive Roger Enrico died Wednesday, June 1. He was 71. Enrico led the charge in Westchester-based PepsiCo's battle with Coca-Cola during...

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John S. Whearty, 82, Retired Westchester Schools Superintendent

John S. Whearty, 82, Retired Westchester Schools Superintendent

VALHALLA, N.Y. — Valhalla resident John S. Whearty died on Thursday, May 12. He was 82. He was born on April 17, 1934 to James and Gertrude Whearty in Glen Cove, N.Y. Whearty was the fi...

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Robert Linton, Westchester Resident, Wall Street Banker, 90

Robert Linton, Westchester Resident, Wall Street Banker, 90

PURCHASE, N.Y. -- Robert Linton, a resident of Purchase and Manhattan, died Tuesday, April 26. He was 90. He was born on May 19,1925, in New York City, to Helen and Adolph Lichtenstein, ...

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Harold Wood, Westchester Resident, State Supreme Court Justice, 96

Harold Wood, Westchester Resident, State Supreme Court Justice, 96

The Hon. Harold L. Wood, a longtime Somers resident and a retired New York State Supreme Court justice, died on Thursday, April 14. He was 96.He was born in Bridgeport, Conn., to Harriet ...

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Peter Stanford, 89, Of Croton, Founder Of South Seaport Museum In NYC

Peter Stanford, 89, Of Croton, Founder Of South Seaport Museum In NYC

CROTON-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. – Peter Stanford, the founder of the South Seaport Museum and a longtime advocate of preserving New York City's maritime history, died Thursday, March 24, of a stro...

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Jesus's Obituary: As Imagined By New York Times Writer

Jesus's Obituary: As Imagined By New York Times Writer

Jesus of Nazareth, a Galilean carpenter turned itinerant minister whose appeals to piety and whose repute as a healer had galvanized a growing contingent of believers, died on Friday afte...

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Scarsdale Woman Who Inspired Harry Chapin Song Dies At 73

Scarsdale Woman Who Inspired Harry Chapin Song Dies At 73

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- The Scarsdale native who was said to be the inspiration for Harry Chapin’s love song “Taxi” died earlier this month in Falls Church, Va., according to a report by lohud...

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Beatrice Benjamin Flemister, Longtime New Rochelle Resident, Dies At 109

Beatrice Benjamin Flemister, Longtime New Rochelle Resident, Dies At 109

Beatrice Benjamin Flemister of New Rochelle died on Thursday at age 109. Her son, the Rev. Dr. Carl E. Flemister, and daughter, Mrs. Barbara Flemister Mullen, made the announcement on beh...

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Emily Meyer Zook, 71, Formerly Pelham Resident

PELHAM, N.Y. -- Emily Meyer Zook, formerly of Pelham, died Feb. 19 at home in Talent, Ore. She was 71.She was born Feb. 20, 1944, in Washington, D.C. She attended the National Cathedral School. Zook graduated from Sca...

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Former ‘King Of Wall Street,’ Westchester Native John Gutfreund, Dies

Former ‘King Of Wall Street,’ Westchester Native John Gutfreund, Dies

Scarsdale native and “King of Wall Street” John Gutfreund died Wednesday at New York Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City at the age of 86, Bloomberg reported Gutfre...

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