Obituary

Condolences to State Senator Jeff Klein on Passing of his Mother

Albany-based reporter Nick Reisman reporting on StateofPolitics.com writes: “Marilyn Klein, the mother of Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeff Klein, has died, a spokeswoman for the IDC said.  Klein, 77, was a former female Democratic district leader for the 80th […]

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In Memoriam: Ben Randazzo — We Will Miss You

This week, the Bronx community was saddened to learn of the passing of community fixture Ben Randazzo. Ben was chief of staff to Bronx Assemblyman Michael Benedetto. Ben was 74 and had lived on the same waterfront lot in Tierney Place […]

City Flags To Fly At Half Mast In Honor of Yogi Berra

City Flags To Fly At Half Mast In Honor of Yogi Berra

ALL FLAGS TO FLY AT HALF-STAFF IN HONOR OF YOGI BERRA   In honor of Yogi Berra – former Yankees catcher, Navy veteran, and esteemed New Yorker of sharp wit – who passed away last night at the age of […]

by · September 23, 2015 · Government, Obituary
Yankee Legend Yogi Berra Has Died

Yankee Legend Yogi Berra Has Died

Early this morning, the Yogi Berra Museum tweeted, “It is with heavy hearts that we share the news that Yogi Berra passed away Tuesday night at the age of 90.” The NY Yankees organization later tweeted, “We are deeply saddened […]

by · September 23, 2015 · Obituary, Sports
Amelia Boynton Robinson: Her Soul’s Marching On

Amelia Boynton Robinson: Her Soul’s Marching On

This past Wednesday Amelia Boynton Robinson passed away at the age of 104 It is with much emotion that I and many others who were part of the fight for civil rights in the 1960s mourn a woman who was […]

by · August 30, 2015 · History, Obituary, Voting Rights
Bronx Disability Activist Greg Bell, Sr. Mourned

Bronx Disability Activist Greg Bell, Sr. Mourned

Gregory D. Bell, Sr., 68, a military veteran, community activist and founder of Insight for New Housing, died of cancer at the Bronx V.A. Hospital on August 13. City Councilwoman Vanessa L. Gibson remembered Greg Bell as not only a strong […]

by · August 19, 2015 · Announcements, Obituary
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Veteran Newsman Bill Carey Passes Away At 61

Bill Carey, the longtime television journalist who was a fixture in Central New York for decades, has died. He was 61.   Carey, a senior reporter with Time Warner Cable News, had been in the intensive care unit at Memorial […]

by · August 8, 2015 · Announcements, Obituary
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City Mourns Heat-Related Death of Sanitation Worker, City Flags At Half-Mast

A 37-year-old sanitation worker who was working in Staten Island was found dead in his car Wednesday afternoon, not long after he complained about the heat, which hit the mid-90s. Sgt. Frank Musella, who has worked for the Department of Sanitation […]

by · July 30, 2015 · Government, 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.