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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 Stamford before moving to Sidney, Maine. He was employed by Redington Fairview Hospital in Skowhegan, Maine as...

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Mary Ferrara, 103, Formerly Of Port Chester

Mary Ferrara, 103, Formerly Of Port Chester

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — Mary Ambruso Ferrara of Bridgeport died Wednesday, Jan. 18, at Cambridge Manor in Fairfield. She was 108. Born in Stamford on Jan. 12, 1914, she was a daughter of the ...

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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 Rye Dies Of Parkinson's Disease

Opera Star Roberta Peters, 86, Of Rye 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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James David Josephson, 53, Port Chester Native

James David Josephson, 53, Port Chester Native

RYE, N.Y. -- James D. Josephson, 53, of Manlius and a Rye High School graduate, died at home Monday.  The son of the late Robert and Betty Josephson, he was born in Port Chester and gradu...

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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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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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Former Iona Prep Football Player Ryan Coleman, 24, Of Pelham

Former Iona Prep Football Player Ryan Coleman, 24, Of Pelham

PELHAM, N.Y. -- Ryan Coleman, 24, of Pelham Manor, a former Iona Prep football player, died on Sunday, Dec. 25. Born the eldest child to Greg and Adrienne Coleman of Pelham Manor, Coleman...

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Carrie Fisher, 60, Dropped Out Of College In Westchester To Do 'Star Wars'

Carrie Fisher, 60, Dropped Out Of College In Westchester To Do 'Star Wars'

Carrie Fisher, who died Tuesday at the age of 60, after suffering a heart attack on Friday, was briefly enrolled at Sarah Lawrence College in Southern Westchester. Fisher, the daughter of...

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Funeral Services Set For Harrison Town Justice, Former Councilman

Funeral Services Set For Harrison Town Justice, Former Councilman

HARRISON, N.Y. – Joseph Cannella, a former Harrison councilman and deputy mayor and current town/village justice, died Thursday, Dec. 22. He was 66. Mayor Ron Belmont, who posted the news...

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Services On Monday For Herbert A. Hild, 88, Yachtsman From Rye

Services On Monday For Herbert A. Hild, 88, Yachtsman From Rye

RYE, N.Y. -- A Celebration of Life will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, Dec. 19 at the Rye Presbyterian Church for Herbert A. Hild, winning yachtsman, sailmaker and family man. Mr. Hild passed a...

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Ben Gilman, Longtime Hudson Valley Congressman, Dies At 94

Ben Gilman, Longtime Hudson Valley Congressman, Dies At 94

Poughkeepsie native Ben Gilman, who served as a U.S. Congressman for 30 years, died Saturday morning at the Castle Point Veteran's Hospital in Wappingers Falls. Falls. He was 94. Gilman's...

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