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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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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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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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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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Peter Okal, 93, Yonkers Resident

YONKERS, N.Y. – Peter Okal, a longtime resident of Yonkers, died Monday, May 30. He was 93. He was born in 1923, in Smerekowiecz, Poland. He was a survivor of the German occupation and came to the United States for a ...

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William Kambar, 91, Yonkers Resident

William Kambar, 91, Yonkers Resident

YONKERS, N.Y. – William Kambar, lifelong Yonkers resident, died Sunday, May 29. He was 91 years old. Born Jan. 2, 1925, he was the son of the late Emma and Yonan Kambar of Yonkers. They w...

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Ann Sokol, 81, Former Yonkers Resident

Ann Sokol, 81, Former Yonkers Resident

YONKERS, N.Y. – Ann Sokol of Yonkers died Friday, May 27. She was 81. Born Jan. 28, 1935, in Yonkers, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Helen Gorman Potter and sister of the lat...

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