Obituary

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo honored the retirement of Assemblyman Herman "Denny" Farrell Jr. by dedicating the most visited State Park in New York City as Denny Farrell Riverbank State Park.

Former Assemblyman Herman “Denny” Farrell Jr. Remembered

Over the Memorial Day weekend, New York State lost an exemplary statesman with the passing of Herman Daniel “Denny” Farrell Jr. He died on Saturday in a Manhattan hospital. He was 86. The cause was heart failure, his son, Herman […]

by · May 30, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News, Obituary
Rusty Staub:  Rusty Just In the Name

Rusty Staub: Rusty Just In the Name

By Rich Mancuso/ Sports Editor The passing of  73-year old Rusty Staub became the news of Opening Day Thursday. The orange haired outfielder that shined a room was in poor health after a long illness down in Palm, Beach Florida. […]

by · March 29, 2018 · Announcements, Obituary, Sports
Announcement: Passing of Dorothy Castro

Announcement: Passing of Dorothy Castro

by · March 28, 2018 · Obituary
Lois Bronz

Lois Bronz, 90, A Westchester Pioneer Passes

County Executive George Latimer said, “Westchester lost a true friend in Lois Bronz.”

by · February 15, 2018 · Bulletin Board, News, Obituary, Women
The Passing of Our Brother, Friend and Neighbor: Vincent Napoli, Jr.

The Passing of Our Brother, Friend and Neighbor: Vincent Napoli, Jr.

by · January 11, 2018 · Announcements, Obituary
Congressman Joseph Crowley 14th Congressional District Bronx/Queens

Rep. Crowley Comments on the Passing of Mary Lu Plunkett

Congressman Crowley Statement on the Passing of Mary Lu Plunkett, A Pillar of the Queens County Democratic Organization On Sunday, Congressman Joe Crowley (D-Queens, the Bronx), Chair of the Queens County Democratic Organization, issued the following statement on the passing […]

Bronx mourns Jake ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta

Bronx mourns Jake ‘Raging Bull’ LaMotta

The late great boxing legend Jake LaMotta was a Class of 2003 Bronx Walk of Fame inductee.

by · September 20, 2017 · Bulletin Board, News, Obituary
Candlelight Memorial for Ms. Louella Hatch

Candlelight Memorial for Ms. Louella Hatch

Candlelight Memorial for beloved community leader Louella Hatch. Today, Tuesday, July 25th, 6pm, 2200 Tiebout Avenue, Bronx, NY.

Commissioner James P. O'Neill, NYPD

POLICE COMMISSIONER O’NEILL REMARKS AT FUNERAL OF NYPD DETECTIVE MIOSOTIS FAMILIA

TRANSCRIPT: NYPD COMMISSIONER O’NEILL REMARKS AT FUNERAL OF NYPD DETECTIVE MIOSOTIS FAMILIA Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill: Good morning, everybody. Barbara, I’m not sure if I’m ready to celebrate yet. I have to work on it.   Members of the NYPD […]

by · July 12, 2017 · Crime, News, Obituary, Police Affairs
Photo: Staton Rabin for the New York Press Club. June 5, 2017. New York Press Club Journalism Awards dinner. The Water Club, NYC

Legendary Bronx-born Reporter, Gabe Pressman Dead at 93

New York Press Club Statement on the Passing of Gabe Pressman New York journalism has lost a legend and a moral compass with the passing of our friend Gabe Pressman. A tenacious seeker of the truth, there was no greater […]

Will Madonna (right) - via Facebook (Sonny Vataj)

Morris Park Attorney William Madonna Found Dead

Tragedy stuck today when Morris Park attorney William J. Madonna, Esq., “Will” as some friends called him, was found dead in his home. The cause of death, although unconfirmed, is believed to be a massive heart attack.   Since 1994, William […]

by · June 11, 2017 · Announcements, Law, News, Obituary
Funeral Details for Joseph Penasso

Funeral Details for Joseph Penasso

CORRECTION: Joseph Penasso is survived by Michele Avallone Pisciotta, his wife of 15 years, and stepsons, Nicholas J. Pisciotta Jr. and Michael Pisciotta. He is survived by his children, Jennifer Penasso Member, Giuseppe Penasso and Stephanie Penasso. He has 8 grandchildren and […]

Father of the New York’s Check Cashing Industry – and renowned Collector of Italian Ceramics — Dies at 96.

Father of the New York’s Check Cashing Industry – and renowned Collector of Italian Ceramics — Dies at 96.

Father of the New York’s Check Cashing Industry – and renowned Collector of Italian Ceramics — Dies at 96. Howard I. Stein, founder of RiteCheck in 1949 and founder in 1957 of the Check Cashers Association of New York (FSCNY) […]

by · February 11, 2017 · Announcements, Obituary
Photo credit: Nicholas Karahalios

Former Bronx Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia Dead at 84

Fmr. Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia by Norelie Garcia Former Congressman Robert “Bobby” Garcia passed away the evening of January 25, 2017 at the VA Hospital in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where he had moved from the mainland in 2013 due […]

Cuba's communist leader Fidel Castro at t Communist Party Central Committee meeting. Credit: The Telegraph (UK)

Vernuccio’s View: Good Riddance to Fidel Castro

By Frank V. Vernuccio, Esq. Fidel Castro violated human rights in almost every way imaginable. He was a key sponsor of international terrorism. His secret police had informants on every block. He imprisoned an extraordinary number of people, some of […]

by · November 30, 2016 · Obituary, Vernuccio's View