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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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Robert Charles Poccia, 71, Port Chester Native

MAMARONECK, N.Y. -- Robert Charles “Bob” Poccia, of Little River, S.C., formerly of Mamaroneck, died Monday, July 18. He was 71. He was born in Port Chester to Louis and Elizabeth Doria Poccia. He was a veteran of the...

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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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Roger A. Sage, 56, Port Chester Native

POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. —Roger A. Sage, 56, of Poughkeepsie, passed away Monday, June 20, 2016 at his home. Born Dec. 12, 1959, in Port Chester, he was the son of Robert R. and Grace P. Davis Sage Sr. He served in the U.S....

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Bruce E. Melillo, 81, Port Chester Native

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – Bruce E. Melillo, of New York City, died Saturday, June 18, at his home in Manhattan. He was 81. The son of Nick and Sue Melillo, he was born and raised in Port Chester with his sisters, Patricia ...

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Frank Gabriel Sr., 80, Port Chester Resident

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – Frank Gabriel Sr., 80, of Port Chester, died Saturday, June 18.He was the father of Theresa (Robert) Jones and Frank Jr. (Danna); grandfather to Robert, Taylor, Zachary, Addison and Carlee; brothe...

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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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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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Rene Prochelle, 86, Port Chester Resident

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – Rene Prochelle, of Port Chester, died Wednesday, May 25. He was 86.He was born Aug. 8, 1929, in Valdivia, Chile, to Eric and Katya (Otto) Prochelle. He received his education in Valdivia and Bueno...

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George J. Betz Jr., 88, Port Chester Resident

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – George J. Betz Jr., a lifelong resident of Port Chester, died Sunday, May 29. He was 88.He was born April 15, 1928, in Port Chester, to the late George J. Betz Sr. and Hazle C. Betz. He was raised...

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Ralph B. Cirulli, 93, Port Chester Resident

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. – Ralph B. Cirulli, a resident of Port Chester, died Sunday, May 29. He was 93.He was born in the small town of Schiavi D'Abruzzo, Italy, on May 13, 1923, to the late Pietro and Nicolina Porfilio Ci...

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Frank Rocco Macri, 100, Of Port Chester

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. -- Frank Rocco Macri, a lifelong resident of Port Chester, died at his home five days after his 100th birthday.He was a World War II U.S. Navy veteran.He is survived by his children, Frank and Angel...

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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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