IN MEMORIAM: Rosemary Ann Picani – February 10, 1930 to December 21, 2020

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POUGHKEEPSIE, NY — December 24, 2020 — Rosemary Ann Picani, who adopted the nickname Ro, was born on February 10, 1930 in Yonkers, New York. She left this earth from a peaceful death on December 21, 2020 at age ninety in Poughkeepsie, New York. She continuously made her parents John and Angelina Smith proud as she was a successful, hardworking …

TribuneIN MEMORIAM: Rosemary Ann Picani – February 10, 1930 to December 21, 2020

The “E” Stands for “Excellence:” Remembering Walter E. Williams
By Dr. CALEB FULLER

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GROVE CITY COLLEGE, PA — December 6, 2020 —Walter E. Williams, prolific author, piercing cultural commentator, old-school economist (that’s a good thing), devoted husband, loving father, and long-time friend of Grove City College, has passed from this world. To the rest of America, Williams was known as a “suffer-no-fools” commentator on perennial, hot-button public policy issues, particularly those pertaining to …

TribuneThe “E” Stands for “Excellence:” Remembering Walter E. Williams
By Dr. CALEB FULLER

NYS Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins on the Death of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Co-Creator Pat Quinn

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YONKERS, NY — November 22, 2020 — “2020 has been hard, I have lost many of my heroes, and Pat was one of my personal heroes. Pat made the best of the worst situation. He taught us how to never give up hope and to fight for a better future. He will be greatly missed and always remembered. My heartfelt …

eHeziNYS Senate Majority Leader Andrea Stewart-Cousins on the Death of ALS Ice Bucket Challenge Co-Creator Pat Quinn

IN MEMORIAM: Commander Edward Michael Jones USN (Ret.) – March 27, 1944 – November 5, 2020

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BERN, NC — November 9, 2020 — Commander Edward Michael Jones, USN (Ret.), passed away unexpectedly at his home in the Taberna neighborhood of New Bern on Thursday, November 5th. The eldest child of the late Alice D. Jones and late Deputy Chief of Yonkers Police Department, Edward A. Jones, Ed is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, …

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Remembering Richard Blassberg
TONY CASTRO, Esq.

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WESTCHESTER COUNTY, NY — September 25, 2020 —  In reflecting on the life of my friend Richard Blassberg, the first thought that comes to mind is the idiom, “God threw the mold away when he made him.”  There was no one like Richard, as those who knew him will attest to. I met Richard in 2001 when I first ran …

TribuneRemembering Richard Blassberg
TONY CASTRO, Esq.

In Memoriam: S. Richard Blassberg – January 13, 1941 to September 23, 2020

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BREWSTER, NY — September 24, 2020 — S. Richard Blassberg of New Fairfield, CT formerly of Brewster, NY, died peacefully on Wednesday September 23, 2020. Richard was born on January 13, 1941 in Bronx, NY son of the late Joseph and Sylvia (Marsey) Blassberg. He graduated from Hicksville High School, Adelphi College receiving his bachelors and continuing his education at Pace …

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IN MEMORIAM: Robbie or Bobbie Nell Brown – January 23, 1948 to September 14, 2020

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Robbie, or Bobbie, Nell Brown was born in Dothan Alabama on January 23rd, 1948 to and predeceased by her parents Christell (Polly) and Hayward Stanley and James Vickers.  She passed away in Yonkers, NY, on September 14th, 2020, in the home of her daughter, Jerri Taylor, after receiving Hospice care. She attended Carver High School in Dothan, Alabama where she was …

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In Memoriam: Detective William J. Sullivan, Sr. – July 27, 1965 to April 11, 2020

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He was born July 27, 1965 to William and Marie (Grady) Sullivan in the City of Yonkers where he was raised and educated. William J. Sullivan was predeceased by his grandparents, Alderman for the City of Yonkers, James Sullivan and his wife, Helen Sullivan. He was also predeceased by his parents William and Marie, a brother, James A. Sullivan, and …

TribuneIn Memoriam: Detective William J. Sullivan, Sr. – July 27, 1965 to April 11, 2020

On the Death of Former Assembly Member Richard Brodsky
By Westchester County District Attorney ANTHONY A. SCARPINO, Jr.

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WHITE PLAINS, NY — April 8, 2020 —  “We are saddened to learn of the passing of former State Assemblyman Richard Brodsky, who was a tireless advocate for the people of Westchester during his 28 years in public service. He was a progressive leader who cared deeply about the people he represented and was passionate in his pursuit of environmental …

TribuneOn the Death of Former Assembly Member Richard Brodsky
By Westchester County District Attorney ANTHONY A. SCARPINO, Jr.