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  • 1 hr ago | via Norwalk Citizen News 

    Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

    In this Oct. 13, 2011 file photo, Oscar de la Renta attends the Cinema Society premiere of "The Skin I Live In" in New York. The designer, De la Renta, a favorite of socialites and movie stars alike, has died.

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  • 6 hrs ago | via People 

    Kamara James, Olympic Fencer Who Battled Schizophren...

    Kamara James was special. Everyone around her knew it. "She had a spirit about her, an energy about her," says a longtime friend, Jean Goto.

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  • 14 hrs ago | via Times Herald-Record 

    Grace M. Schultz

    Grace M. Schultz, loving, devoted and hardworking wife, mother, sister, grandmother and great-grandmother, a long time resident of New Windsor, entered into rest on Sunday, October 19, 2014 in St. Luke's Hospital, Newburgh, surrounded by her loving family.

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  • Yesterday | via Worcester Telegram & Gazette 

    Patricia Topalian

    Patricia A. Topalian, 73, of Auburn, died Sunday, Oct. 19, in UMass Memorial Medical Center - Memorial Campus in the company of her three grandsons. She leaves three grandsons whom she raised, Robert Smith of Brooklyn, N.Y., Matthew Topalian of Clinton and Christopher Topalian of Auburn; a brother, Ronald T. "Terry" Grady Sr. of Auburn; and a sister, Eva G. Nowalski of Worcester.

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  • Yesterday | via Examiner.com 

    Voting begins as both sides demonstrate on dueling W...

    Evergreen State voters began filling out their ballots this weekend, casting the first votes on competing Initiatives 591 and 594, with a gun rights demonstration Saturday at Westlake Plaza and a gun control march Sunday afternoon, the latest chapter in a fight that is getting national attention. Seattle P-I.com columnist Joel Connelly wrote about the march led by anti-gun Seattle Mayor Ed Murray, at the end of which marchers - estimated by Connelly to be in the hundreds - turned in their ballots.

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  • Saturday | via New York Daily News 

    Peter R. Romano, known as 'Mr. Daily News,' dead at 87

    Peter R. Romano, known to many of his friends as 'Mr. Daily News,' died Thursday at the age of 87. Newspaper industry veteran Peter R. Romano, who spent nearly 30 years with the Daily News after starting with the New York Sun, died Thursday at the age of 87. He was a popular figure in his home borough, and was known to many of his friends as "Mr. Daily News." Romano, who was predeceased by his wife, Vita, is survived by a large extended family and a network of friends.

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  • Saturday Oct 18 | via Patch.com 

    Obituary: Mary Vulpis, 92, of Lincroft: Seamstress W...

    Mary Vulpis, 92, of Lincroft, NJ, died on October 17, 2014 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born in Brooklyn, NY on May 15, 1922 to the late Domenico and Mariangela Avitto.

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  • Friday Oct 17 | via 13WHAM 

    MTA's first chairman, William Ronan, dies at 101

    His Wednesday death was announced on Friday by the agency he led for six years after his 1965 appointment by then-New York Gov. Nelson Rockefeller. Born in Buffalo and educated at Syracuse University and New York University, Ronan met Rockefeller two years before he became governor and later served as his personal secretary.

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  • Friday Oct 17 | via SILive.com 

    Candlelight vigil at Borough Hall Friday evening to ...

    Community leaders are holding a candlelight vigil Friday night at Borough Hall to mark three months since Eric Garner died in police custody. Communities United for Respect and Trust, a group formed this summer in response to the powerful feelings surrounding Garner's death, said in a press release it will gather at 5:15 p.m. to keep Garner's memory alive and to demand justice be served with criminal charges for those involved in the incident, which the Medical Examiner's office ruled to be a homicide.

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  • Friday Oct 17 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Obituary: Marian Petti, 94, of Andover

    Petti was born on June 7, 1920 in Bristol, Ct. to the late Eugenia and Walter Pruchnicki. She married Louis J. Petti, Sr. in1940 and together they raised their family in Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Oak Ridge.

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  • Thursday Oct 16 | via The Brooklyn Daily Eagle 

    Noted Brooklyn College Grad, Lawyer Passes Away

    Frank P. Grad, a pioneering public and environmental law scholar who was called upon by New York City mayors and members of Congress for his expertise in legislation on issues ranging from air pollution to the Human Genome Project, died Oct. 14. He was 90. Grad, an alumnus of Brooklyn's Eastern District High School and Brooklyn College, most recently served as the Joseph P. Chamberlain Professor Emeritus of Legislation at Columbia University School of Law and was a sought-after expert for the media on matters relating to local law and environmental legal issues.

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  • Wednesday Oct 15 | via The New Zealand Herald 

    Man cleared after 29 years in prison

    David McCallum , who was in prison for 29 years for a murder, is surrounded by his family members as he walks out of the Supreme Court in Brooklyn, New York. Photo / AP A New Yorker who spent 29 years in prison for kidnap and murder has walked free after a judge overturned his conviction, saying it was based on a false confession.

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  • Wednesday Oct 15 | via SILive.com 

    Go pink, Staten Island: Join thousands to Make Strid...

    Registration: 8 a.m., Walk: 10 a.m. Together We Stand "Mondays at Racine" screening and panel discussion Monday, Oct. 20, 6 to 9 p.m. Regina McGinn Center Staten Island University Hospital 475 Seaview Ave., Ocean Breeze Bowling Against Breast Cancer To support local projects Sunday, Oct. 26 1:30 to 4 p.m. Rab's Country Lanes 1600 Hylan Blvd., Dongan Hills $50 minimum donation includes 2 hours of bowling, pizza, soda Call to reserve: 718-979-1600 STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. - If you notice a rosy glow emanating from Clove Lakes Park on Sunday, Oct. 19, don't worry, you are not experiencing an extraterrestrial event.

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  • Wednesday Oct 15 | via The Hudson Reporter 

    Plunkett, Helen B.

    Born on December 4, 1923, in Brooklyn, NY, to the late Anna Owoc and William Thack and was raised by her late stepfather Nikifor Chorney. She was the beloved wife of the late Howard J. Plunkett, Jr. and dear sister of the late Fred Chorney.

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  • Wednesday Oct 15 | via Newsday 

    9 unique and unexpected New York City landmarks

    Blink and you may miss some New York City history. It's all around us, sometimes overshadowed by looming skyscrapers and tacky chain stores -- but not forgotten.

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  • Wednesday Oct 15 | via Newsday 

    8 unique and unexpected New York City landmarks

    Blink and you may miss some New York City history. It's all around us, sometimes overshadowed by looming skyscrapers and tacky chain stores -- but not forgotten.

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  • Tuesday Oct 14 | via NorthJersey.com 

    Obituary: Bill Pavlos, 64, of Denville

    He was a member and past commander of the Denville American Legion Post 390. He had also been an assistant Scout master for Boy Scout Troop 118; and a liaison for Boy Scout Troop 390 in Denville.

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  • Tuesday Oct 14 | via The Post-Journal, Jamestown New York 

    Edith "Dean" Corley Harris

    She was born Feb. 1, 1918, in Elizabeth, N.J., but moved at a young age to Brooklyn, N.Y., where she spent most of her life before retiring to Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, and then to Florida.

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  • Tuesday Oct 14 | via SILive.com 

    Police release identity of 84-year-old Staten Island...

    Firefighter Brian Murphy and Lt. Ed Poli recount their response to a boating accident about three miles south of Staten Island.

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  • Saturday Oct 11 | via Ketchikan Daily News 

    Susan Marie Mallott Patrick

    She was born Susan Marie Mallott on Aug. 23, 1956, in Chula Vista, California. She attended White Cliff Elementary School, Schoenbar Junior High School, and Ketchikan High?School.

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