In Memoriam: Mary Anita Galvin (nee Keely)

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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)

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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In Memoriam: Thomas Goff, Jr. – 1986 to March 30, 2019

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YONKERS, NY — March 31, 2019 — Yonkers Police Officer Tom Goff, Jr., 33 years-of-age, assigned to Yonkers 4th Police Precinct, died yesterday.  He was raking leaves in his back yard, found by his father in a lifeless state, and was immediately transported to Lawrence Hospital in Bronxville where he was pronounced deceased.  An investigation as to the cause of …

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In Memoriam: Omar B. Rabadi – February 27, 1980 – February 11, 2019

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Omar B. Rabadi, 38-years-old of Yonkers, NY, passed away on Monday, February 11, 2019, at Mt. Sinai Hospital in New York City, NY, battling cancer. Omar was born on February 27, 1980 in Yonkers, NY. He was the son of the late Bassam G. Rabadi and his living mother Diana B. Rabadi. He was survived by his mother and siblings …

eHeziIn Memoriam: Omar B. Rabadi – February 27, 1980 – February 11, 2019