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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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Michael Dann, Network Programmer, 94, Of Chappaqua

Michael Dann, Network Programmer, 94, Of Chappaqua

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. -- Michael Dunn, a resident of Chappaqua and prominent television executive, died Friday, May 27. He was 94. He was born on Sept. 11, 1921, in Detroit, where his father, M...

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Thomas Joseph O'Connell, 71, Chappaqua Resident

Thomas Joseph O'Connell, 71, Chappaqua Resident

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. — Chappaqua resident Thomas Joseph O'Connell died Tuesday, May 10. He was 71. He spent his life working as an attorney and had a great passion for the law. O'Connell is su...

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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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Joseph Harry George, 84, Chappaqua Resident

CHAPPAQUA, N.Y. — Chappaqua resident Joseph Harry George died Monday, May 9. He was 84.A native of Danbury, Conn., George graduated from the University of Connecticut in 1954 and New York Law School in 1958. He was an...

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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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Matthew M. Swetonic, 73, Former Chappaqua Resident

SOMERS, N.Y. -- Matthew M. Swetonic, 73, most recently of Somers, died Monday, April 18. Swetonic was born in Brooklyn in October 1942 to the late Andrew Swetonic and Margaret Pollock Swetonic. He was raised in Pittsb...

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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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