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Westchester Mourns Ronald Blackwood, NY's First Elected Black Mayor

Westchester Mourns Ronald Blackwood, NY's First Elected Black Mayor

Former Mount Vernon Mayor Ronald Blackwood, the first African-American mayor in New York State, died Wednesday.

According to a statement from current Mayor Richard Thomas, Blackwood, 90, served the city with “distinction and honor” for more than a decade.

“He was truly a man of the people,” Thomas ...

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Services Set For Arthur Remy, Westchester Boy Killed In Snowmobile Accident

Services Set For Arthur Remy, Westchester Boy Killed In Snowmobile Accident

Services are set for Friday in Milford, Conn., for the Mamaroneck teenager who died Sunday after a freak snowmobile accident in New Hampshire. Over the weekend, Wired2fish reported that 1...

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Scarsdale's Howard Stein, 96, 'Father Of Check-Cashing Industry'

Scarsdale's Howard Stein, 96, 'Father Of Check-Cashing Industry'

Howard I. Stein, 96, the founder of RiteCheck in 1949 and the Check Cashers Association of New York in 1957, died Tuesday, Feb. 7, at his home in Scarsdale.  Stein, who was born in Brookl...

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Andrew Silvers, 35, Of Mahopac

Andrew Silvers, 35, Of Mahopac

Andrew L. Silvers, 35, of Mahopac, died unexpectedly on Monday, Feb. 6, at Putnam Hospital, surrounded by his family. Born on April 28, 1981, to Roger A. and Berith (Nilsson) Silvers, in ...

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Longtime Hudson Valley Resident, TV Legend Mary Tyler Moore Dies At 80

Longtime Hudson Valley Resident, TV Legend Mary Tyler Moore Dies At 80

Longtime Hudson Valley resident and legendary actress and comedian Mary Tyler Moore, who had been hospitalized in grave condition at a hospital in Fairfield County, Conn., this week, died...

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Mount Kisco Native Dr. Jeffrey R. Fisher, 31, Dies In Snowmobile Accident

Mount Kisco Native Dr. Jeffrey R. Fisher, 31, Dies In Snowmobile Accident

Westchester native and Brewster High School graduate Dr. Jeffrey R. Fisher, 31, died Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2017 as the result of a snowmobile accident. Fisher was manager of CVS Pharmacy in...

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Brenda Barnes, Former Chief At Somers-Based Pepsi-Cola, Dies At 63

Brenda Barnes, Former Chief At Somers-Based Pepsi-Cola, Dies At 63

Brenda Barnes, who served as chief executive of Somers-based Pepsi-Cola North America, died earlier this week. She was 63. The cause of death was a stroke, according to The New York Times...

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Opera Star Roberta Peters, 86, Of Westchester Dies Of Parkinson's Disease

Opera Star Roberta Peters, 86, Of Westchester Dies Of Parkinson's Disease

RYE, N.Y. – Roberta Peters, the coloratura soprano who was known to opera fans as “The American Nightingale,” died Wednesday, Jan. 18, in her home in Rye after a long battle with Parkinso...

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Fay DeFrancisci, Former Yorktown Heights Resident, 95

Fay DeFrancisci, Former Yorktown Heights Resident, 95

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Fay J. (Ciano) DeFrancisci, a former Yorktown resident, died in December in California. She was 95. DeFrancisci lived in Castro Valley community and took part in programs...

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Maryknoll Sister Margaret Lyons, 95, Ossining

Maryknoll Sister Margaret Lyons, 95, Ossining

OSSINING, N.Y. -- Sister Margaret Lyons, 95, a missioner to Chile and El Salvador, died Tuesday at the Maryknoll Sisters Center, in Ossining, where she was a sister for 69 years. Born in ...

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Stuart Shamberg, Founding Partner Of Mount Kisco Law Firm, 90

Stuart Shamberg, Founding Partner Of Mount Kisco Law Firm, 90

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. --  Stuart R. Shamberg, 90, of New Rochelle, the founding partner of the Mount Kisco-based law firm of Shamberg Marwell Hollis Andreycak & Laidlaw, P.C., died...

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Maribel Sanchez Souther, 41, Former Yorktown HS Track Star, Dies Of Cancer

Maribel Sanchez Souther, 41, Former Yorktown HS Track Star, Dies Of Cancer

YORKTOWN HEIGHTS, N.Y. -- Maribel Sanchez Souther, 41, a former Yorktown High School track star, died Dec. 31, after a battle with breast cancer. Souther was born April 6, 1975, in New Yo...

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