In Memoriam: Amameh Sayegh – February 26, 1926 – October 6, 2019

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YONKERS,NY — Amameh Sayegh passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 6th, 2019 surrounded by her beloved children and their families. She was born in Ermamin, Jordan and migrated to the United States with her late husband Elias Shehadeh in 1970. Amameh was a devoted parishioner of St. Mary’s Good Shepherd Roman Catholic Church in Yonkers, New York. She was predeceased …

eHeziIn Memoriam: Amameh Sayegh – February 26, 1926 – October 6, 2019

Statement From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo On the Passing of Senator William J. Larkin, Jr.

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ALBANY, NY — September 1, 2019  — “I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Senator Larkin — a decorated war hero who dedicated over 70 years of his life to public service, including over 40 years in the State Legislature. He was a constant force for good, including when he guarded Martin Luther King, Jr. during his …

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In Memoriam: Mary Anita Galvin (nee Keely) – April 25, 1930 to August 17, 2019

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YONKERS, NY — August 18, 2019 — It is with great sadness to inform you that Mary Anita Galvin (née Keely), mother of Pauline Galvin, passed away yesterday, Saturday, August 17, 2019. She was 89.   Viewing to be held at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home located at 168 Park Ave., Yonkers, NY 10703. Tel: (914) 965-5488 on Tuesday, August …

eHeziIn Memoriam: Mary Anita Galvin (nee Keely) – April 25, 1930 to August 17, 2019

In Memoriam: Celeste P. Vazzana – March 17, 1917 to August 6, 2019

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SCARSDALE, NY — Celeste P. Vazzana of Scarsdale passed away on August 6, 2019.  Celeste was born in The Bronx on March 17, 1917 to Germano and Rafaella Pizzani. She married Frank Vazzana on November 20, 1938.  Celeste worked for New York Telephone Co. as a benefits manager retiring in 1982.    She was recently honored by White Plains Hospital for her …

eHeziIn Memoriam: Celeste P. Vazzana – March 17, 1917 to August 6, 2019

Mourning the Loss of 32BJ’s Leader, Héctor Figueroa

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NEW YORK, N.Y. – With overwhelming sadness, 32BJ of the Service Employees International Union mourns the passing of its president, Héctor J. Figueroa, who died suddenly of a heart attack on the evening of Thursday, July 11. He was 57 and is survived by his wife, Deidre, and his children Eric and Elena. Héctor was elected President of 32BJ, the …

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In Memoriam: Stephen Joseph Kubasek Jr. – December 29, 1943 to June 9, 2019

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YONKERS, NY — June 9, 2019 — Stephen Joseph Kubasek Jr. passed away this Sunday morning, June 9, 2019, at the age of 75.  More information will be available from the Duchynski-Chervokas Funeral Home (www.dc-YPS.com), 601 Yonkers Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10704. Tel: 914-963-6121  

eHeziIn Memoriam: Stephen Joseph Kubasek Jr. – December 29, 1943 to June 9, 2019

Comfort and Pray for Israel’s President Reuben Rivlin
By JONATHAN FELDSTEIN

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Most people at least recognize the name of Israel’s Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu. But few outside Israel know the name of Israel’s President, or that Israel even has one. In Israel, the Prime Minister is the head of the government and the president is the head of State. Israel’s current, and tenth, President is Reuven (Ruby) Rivlin. He was elected …

Jonathan FeldsteinComfort and Pray for Israel’s President Reuben Rivlin
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Statement From Governor Andrew M. Cuomo on Memorial Day

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NEW YORK, NY — May 27, 2019 — “As we spend time with our loved ones this Memorial Day, let us pause to remember and honor all the New Yorkers who gave their lives while defending our country, our freedom and our democracy. The men and women in our nation’s armed services have made unimaginable sacrifices while answering the call …

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Two Mount Vernon Residents Die in The Dominican Republic
By DAN MURPHY

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YONKERS, NY — April 29, 2019 — Westchester Congressman Eliot Engel and Rep. Adriano Espaillat wrote to FBI Director Christopher Wray calling for an FBI investigation into the deaths of Orlando Moore and Portia Ravenelle, two Mount Vernon, NY, residents who reportedly died while vacationing in the Dominican Republic. “We write to request an immediate investigation into the reported deaths …

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From a Lebanese Oud to a Fender Loud
By RICHARD CIRULLI, Ph.D.

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In Memory of Richard Anthony Monsour Before the term diversity became the politically correct lingua franca for defining multiculturalism Baby Boomers were taught during our school days that America was the melting pot of races, nationalities, and ethnicities, and that the greatness of the American dream would be achieved through this synthesis and jelling of our consummately unique character and …

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