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Mount Vernon Mourns Ronald Blackwood, NY's First Elected Black Mayor

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

Westchester 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 Westchester-Based Pepsi-Cola, Dies At 63

Brenda Barnes, Former Chief At Westchester-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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New Rochelle's Stuart Shamberg, Founding Partner Of Law Firm, 90

New Rochelle's Stuart Shamberg, Founding Partner Of 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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Yonkers Native Arthur George, Emergency Responder, 68

Yonkers Native Arthur George, Emergency Responder, 68

EAST FISHKILL, N.Y. -- Arthur "Artie" Richard George, 68, an area resident since 1997, and longtime East Fishkill emergency responder, died Wednesday at Rosary Hill Home in Hawthorne.  He...

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Salvatore Brescia, 32, Tow-Truck Driver Killed In I-95 Hit-Run

Salvatore Brescia, 32, Tow-Truck Driver Killed In I-95 Hit-Run

NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. -- A funeral was held Tuesday for Salvatore R. Brescia,  32, a tow-truck driver from New Rochelle who was killed by a hit-and-run driver on Thursday, Dec. 29, along I-9...

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Services Set For Son Of Yonkers State Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow

Services Set For Son Of Yonkers State Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. – Services for the late son of state Assemblyman J. Gary Pretlow have been set for this week in Mount Vernon, the family announced Wednesday. Pretlow said that James Ga...

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