Obituary

Bobbi Kristina Brown, Daughter of Whitney Houston, Died Yesterday

Bobbi Kristina Brown, Daughter of Whitney Houston, Died Yesterday

Bobbi Kristina Brown, the daughter of the late R&B singer Whitney Houston, died late Sunday night. She was 22. The AP is reporting that the Medical Examiner said that an autopsy is planned for Bobbi Kristina Brown. Her death is […]

by · July 27, 2015 · News, Obituary
Former Bronx Rep. Mario Biaggi

Former Bronx Congressman Mario Biaggi Dies At 97

Mario Biaggi, a highly decorated former New York City police officer and a popular 10-term Democratic congressman from the Bronx died on Wednesday at his home in the Bronx. He was 97. Biaggi’s passing was reported by his longtime spokesman […]

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Happy Rockefeller, Wife of Former Governor Nelson Rockefeller, Dead at 88

Happy Rockefeller, Whose Marriage to NY Governor Scandalized Voters, Dies at 88 Happy Rockefeller died at her Tarrytown home, following a brief illness on Tuesday, at the age of 88. Her marriage to Gov. Nelson A. Rockefeller, soon after both had been […]

by · May 20, 2015 · Announcements, Obituary
Joseph Oddo Remembered

Joseph Oddo Remembered

In loving memory of Joseph Oddo. He was The Bronx Chronicle’s first Managing Editor as well as a beloved community leader.

The Bronx Community Mourns the Passing of Joseph Oddo

The Bronx Community Mourns the Passing of Joseph Oddo

Many of us knew Joseph Oddo through his community work and his participation in various community groups. Mr. Oddo was part of the Pelham Bay Taxpayer Association, Pelham Grand Community Board, and on the board for Saint Theresa’s Church. He […]

Bronx Chronicle Mourns Passing of Fmr Managing Editor Joseph Oddo

It is with great sadness that The Bronx Chronicle staff announce the passing of our former managing editor, Joseph Oddo. Joseph Oddo was a good friend of our owner and publisher, Sal Conforto. “I am truly saddened by the death […]

Carmen Rosa Will Be Lain To Rest Friday

Carmen Rosa will be buried Friday morning from the Woolworth Chapel in Woodlawn Cemetery at 10am.

BP Diaz, Sen Klein Remember Carmen Rosa

In a statement released on Monday afternoon, Senator Jeff Klein remembered CB #12 District Manager Carmen Rosa: “I extend my deepest sympathies and prayers to the family of Carmen Rosa and the entire Bronx community at this difficult time. Carmen […]

by · March 23, 2015 · Obituary
UPDATE: Carmen Rosa, Long Serving CB #12 District Manager Dies

UPDATE: Carmen Rosa, Long Serving CB #12 District Manager Dies

Over the weekend, Wakefield, Williamsbridge, Olinville and Baychester community leaders learned that beloved and long-time Community Board 12 District Manager Carmen Rosa died. Ms. Rosa died last Friday night. Her cause of death is said to be cancer-related. In a […]

by · March 23, 2015 · Announcements, Obituary

STATEMENT FROM SENATOR JEFF KLEIN ON THE PASSING OF LARRY HOCKERT:

“I am deeply saddened to hear the news of Larry Hockert’s passing. Throughout his tenure as a devoted member and later Board Chair of Community Board 8, Larry made a significant and positive impact on the Bronx community. His constant […]

by · March 15, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Obituary
Elected Officials Mourn The Passing of Cardinal Egan

Elected Officials Mourn The Passing of Cardinal Egan

Statement of Governor Andrew Cuomo “I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Edward Cardinal Egan. Throughout his life, Cardinal Egan encouraged others to devote themselves to the greater good. His thoughtful and compassionate stewardship helped New Yorkers […]

Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of NY, Has Died

Cardinal Edward Egan, Former Archbishop of NY, Has Died

Cardinal Edward Egan, the Archbishop of New York from 2000-2009, died today. Edward Cardinal Egan, Archbishop-Emeritus , 12th bishop and 9th archbishop and 7th Cardinal of the See of New York, died of cardiac arrest at NYU Langone Medical Center early this […]

by · March 5, 2015 · Announcements, Faith, Obituary
Councilman Andy King

COUNCILMAN ANDY KING ON THE PASSING OF ANTHONY MASON

NYC Council Member Andy King said Saturday that Anthony Mason, who lead his hometown Knicks for five of his 13 NBA seasons, “showed us that a neighborhood kid from Springfield Gardens, Queens, can make it to the big league.” “We […]

by · March 2, 2015 · Bulletin Board, Obituary
Former Major League All-star Minnie Minoso, Dead At 90

Former Major League All-star Minnie Minoso, Dead At 90

Orestes “Minnie” Minoso died Sunday at 90. Mr. Minoso, a seven-time American League All-Star, was the first black Cuban player in Major League Baseball. After a stellar 1951 season, he became “Mr. White Sox.” During his career, Minnie Minoso led the […]

by · March 2, 2015 · Announcements, Obituary, Sports
COUNCIL MEMBER ANDY KING ON THE PASSING OF FORMER DEPUTY CHANCELLOR KATHLEEN GRIMM

COUNCIL MEMBER ANDY KING ON THE PASSING OF FORMER DEPUTY CHANCELLOR KATHLEEN GRIMM

“I was saddened to hear of the passing of Deputy Chancellor Kathleen Grimm. As a member of the City Council’s Education committee I valued Ms. Grimm’s perspective as a leader. She was always straightforward and held firmly to her convictions. […]