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Westchester Native Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash Was Jungle Explorer

Westchester Native Killed In Taconic Parkway Crash Was Jungle Explorer

SCARSDALE, N.Y. -- Scarsdale native Nancy Sullivan spent nearly a quarter-century living in one of the most remote places on earth, Papua New Guinea, advocating for tribal societies threatened by encroaching development, according to a story in the Guardian.com.

The 57-year-old Sullivan was kill...

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Grazia (Valentini) Acocella, 94, Harrison Resident

HARRISON, N.Y. -- Grazia (Valentini) Acocella, of Harrison, passed away Aug. 18. She was 94. Born in Andretta, Avollino Italy to Francesco and Marianna Caruso. Grazia was the loving mother of Nick, Angelo(Helen), Valentino, and Mario(Gi...

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Warren Braren, Former Head Of Yonkers-Based Consumers Union, 82

NEW MILFORD, CONN. -- Warren H. Braren, who stood up to the tobacco industry in the 1970s, died Thursday, Aug. 13, at his home in New Milford, Conn., The New York Times reported Tuesday. Braren, who was the former executive of Consumers...

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New York Giants Legend, Sportscaster Frank Gifford Dies At 84

New York Giants Legend, Sportscaster Frank Gifford Dies At 84

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Frank Gifford, a star running back and receiver for the New York Giants who went on to become a nationally renowned sportscaster, died Sunday of natural causes at his ...

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Joanne Mayne, 51, Of Harrison

HARRISON, N.Y. – Joanne Mayne, of Harrison, died on Wednesday, Aug. 5. She was 51. Mayne was born on Oct. 12, 1963, to Fortunato and Thelma Palombo. She worked as a teacher's aide at Resurrection School. She is survived by her parents...

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Billionaire Westchester Businessman, Philanthropist Jerome Kohlberg Dies

Billionaire Westchester Businessman, Philanthropist Jerome Kohlberg Dies

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Jerome Kohlberg Jr., a highly successful businessman and financier who was born in New Rochelle, lived in Yorktown and worked in Mount Kisco, died on Thursday at his ...

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Marion Marazio, 88, Of West Harrison

HARRISON, N.Y. -- Marion Marazio 88, of West Harrison, passed away peacefully July 25, 2015. Marazio was born March 22, 1927, to the late Alphonso and Georgianna (nee Nolan) Stipo in White Plains. She was predeceased by her loving husb...

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‘Ragtime' Author, Longtime Westchester Resident E.L. Doctorow Dies

‘Ragtime' Author, Longtime Westchester Resident E.L. Doctorow Dies

This story has been updated. WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Former Westchester County resident and author of "Ragtime," E.L. Doctorow died on Tuesday due to complications with lung cancer, ...

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Pace Athletics Mourns Passing of Former Baseball Head Coach Fred Calaicone

Pace Athletics Mourns Passing of Former Baseball Head Coach Fred Calaicone

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Former Pace University head baseball coach Fred Calaicone died at age 81 at his home this past weekend in Ardsley. Calaicone guided the Pace baseball team from 198...

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Famed Composer Carmino Ravosa, 85, Longtime Briarcliff Resident

Famed Composer Carmino Ravosa, 85, Longtime Briarcliff Resident

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. -- Longtime Briarcliff resident Carmino Ravosa, one of the most popular songwriters for children in the nation and its foremost musical composer on historical subje...

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Harrison Native Bill Patella, 91

Harrison Native Bill Patella, 91

HARRISON N.Y. -- Harrison native Bill ("Jeep") Patella, 91,died on Wednesday, July 8, in Seattle, Wash. The son of Lena and Lawrence Patella, he grew up and attended school in Harrison. ...

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