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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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Cathy A. Culyer, 58, Rye Resident

RYE, N.Y. – Cathy A. Culyer, a longtime resident of Rye, died Monday, June 6. She was 58.She was born Dec. 27, 1957, in Port Chester to Margaret Warlick Amendola and the late Pat Amendola. She was raised and educated ...

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Claire Hunter Mead, 94, Longtime Rye Resident

Claire Hunter Mead, 94, Longtime Rye Resident

RYE, N.Y. — Longtime Rye resident Claire Hunter Mead died Tuesday, May 31. She was 94. After graduating from from Mount Holyoke College, Mead worked in Washington D.C. for the U.S. Army S...

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Dr. Brendan Patrick Kelly, 49, Rye Native

Dr. Brendan Patrick Kelly, 49, Rye Native

RYE, N.Y. — Rye native Dr. Brendan Patrick Kelly died Wednesday, May 25. He was 49.Known as “Beeks” to his childhood friends, he grew up in Rye, where he began his lifetime of teaching as...

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Maria Pirrotta, 72, Rye Brook Resident

RYE BROOK, N.Y. — Rye Brook resident Maria Pirrotta died Tuesday, May 31. She was 72.Born, raised and educated in Italy, Pirrotta was a homemaker. Pirrotta is survived by her husband, Rocco Pirrotta; son, Domenico Pir...

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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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Raymond 'Ray' Kallio, 93, Former Rye Brook Resident

RYE BROOK, N.Y. – Raymond Jacob Kallio Sr., formerly of Rye Brook, died Tuesday, May 24 at Colonial Health & Rehab Center in Plainfield, Conn. He was 93.Born Sept. 24, 1922, in New Haven, Conn., he was the fourth ...

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Michael Cunningham, 81, Rye Resident

RYE, N.Y. – Michael Cunningham, of Rye, died Sunday, May 22 at White Plains Hospital Center. He was 81. Born Dec. 26, 1934, in County Meath, Ireland, he moved to America in 1957, and immediately enlisted in the U.S. A...

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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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Irene Hartigan, 81, Of Rye

RYE, N.Y. — Rye resident Irene Hartigan died on Friday, April 29. She was 81.Hartigan graduated from Roosevelt High School in Yonkers in 1952 and worked as a legal secretary for Day, Berry, and Howard Law Firm in Stam...

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Constance D. Corroon, 90, Rye Resident

Constance D. Corroon, 90, Rye Resident

RYE, N.Y. — Rye resident Constance Corroon died on Sunday, April 24. She was 90. Coroon is survived by her husband Lawrence and their two children, Claire and Daniel. She attended the Co...

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