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Treasured Mount Vernon Pizza Maker Joseph Piscopo Dies At 77

Treasured Mount Vernon Pizza Maker Joseph Piscopo Dies At 77

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- A beloved local pizza icon and backbone of the Mount Vernon business community died suddenly last week. 

Joseph Piscopo, of Mount Vernon, owner of Johnny's Pizzeria, was 77 when he died Aug. 15.

Piscopo's legacy is not only his family, but the pizza business his father started...

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Steven Hill, 'Law & Order' Actor, Hudson Valley Resident, Dies At 94

Steven Hill, 'Law & Order' Actor, Hudson Valley Resident, Dies At 94

Longtime Hudson Valley resident Steven Hill, a well-known actor who left an impression with his lasting role as a crusty district attorney in the New York City television series "Law &amp...

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Westchester Man, 23, Dies After Struggle With Addiction

Westchester Man, 23, Dies After Struggle With Addiction

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Samuel Alexander Bolen, 23, formerly of Chappaqua, and most recently of South Salem and White Plains, died on April 29 in San Clemente, Calif. Bolen died afte...

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Sports World Mourns Death Of ESPN Anchor, Hastings Resident John Saunders

Sports World Mourns Death Of ESPN Anchor, Hastings Resident John Saunders

HASTINGS-ON-HUDSON, N.Y. -- ESPN broadcaster John Saunders, a resident of Hastings-on-Hudson, died unexpectedly on Wednesday, according to multiple reports. He was 61. The Santa Monica Ob...

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Margaret DeBiase, 88, Formerly Of Yonkers

FISHKILL, N.Y. – Margaret DeBiase, a resident of Hopewell Junction and formerly of Yonkers, died Wednesday, July 20. She was 88. Born Feb.6, 1928, in Yonkers, she was the daughter of Matthew and Mary Smith Vance. She ...

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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 ...

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Marie Margaret 'Peggy' Liberati, 84, Former Yonkers Resident

PAWLING, N.Y. — Marie Margaret “Peggy” Liberati, 84, a longtime resident of Yonkers and Pawling, passed away Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at Mid-Hudson Regional Hospital in Poughkeepsie. She was born March 18, 1932, in Yon...

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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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Arnaldo DeSanctis, 91, Yonkers Resident

Arnaldo DeSanctis, 91, Yonkers Resident

YONKERS, N.Y. – Arnaldo DeSanctis, of Yonkers, died Saturday, June 18. He was 91. He was born in Taglicozzo, Italy, to the late Antonio and Anna Iacomini DeSanctis. He was employed at Ge...

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Walter V. Naryniecki, 99, Of Yonkers

YONKERS, N.Y. – Walter V. Naryniecki, a longtime resident of Yonkers, died Wednesday, June 8. He was 99.He proudly served his country during World War II and upon his discharged, proudly served as a police officer in ...

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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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Olga M. Long Of Yonkers

YONKERS, N.Y. – Olga M. Long, of Yonkers and formerly of Bronxville, died Tuesday, June 7. She was the mother of Chris (Claudia) Long; grandmother of Jullian and Caden John; companion and lifelong friend to Janet Hanc...

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Arleen S. McLaughlin, 74, Lifelong Yonkers Resident

YONKERS, N.Y. — Lifelong Yonkers resident Arleen S. McLaughlin died Sunday, June 5. She was 74.McLaughlin was a former adjustor for Good Heart in Yonkers. She was a parishioner at St. John the Baptist, where she was a...

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