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'Gong Show' Host Chuck Barris Dies In Hudson Valley At 87

'Gong Show' Host Chuck Barris Dies In Hudson Valley At 87

Chuck Barris, who hosted the wacky “The Gong Show” and created such favorites as “The Dating Game” and “The Newlywed Game,” died Tuesday at his Rockland County home in Palisades from natural causes, according to publicist Paul Shefrin. Barris was 87.

Known for his many talents including author, so...

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Westchester Electrician, 44, Dies In Snowmobile Accident

Westchester Electrician, 44, Dies In Snowmobile Accident

Services have been set for Old Tappan father and Westchester County native Michael Stanley, who died in a snowmobile accident on Friday, March 17. He was 44 years old.. Visitation is sche...

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David Rockefeller, Steward Of Family Fortune, Dies In Westchester At 101

David Rockefeller, Steward Of Family Fortune, Dies In Westchester At 101

This story has been updated. WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- David Rockefeller, a banker and philanthropist and the oldest living member of the Rockefeller family and the family patriarch sin...

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Renowned NYC Architect Hugh Hardy Of Westchester, 84

Renowned NYC Architect Hugh Hardy Of Westchester, 84

IRVINGTON, N.Y. – Irvington’s Hugh Hardy, an architect known for renovating or designing Radio City Music Hall and other performing arts venues and public venues in New York City, died on...

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Norbert Sander Of Westchester, Champion Runner, Pioneer, Dies At 74

Norbert Sander Of Westchester, Champion Runner, Pioneer, Dies At 74

Dr. Norbert W. Sander Jr., of Hastings-on-Hudson, died on St. Patrick’s Day of a heart attack. He was stricken at home Friday and taken to a hospital in Yonkers, his hometown, where he wa...

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Westchester Man's Fatal Bear Mountain Bridge Jump Shocks Girlfriend, Family

Westchester Man's Fatal Bear Mountain Bridge Jump Shocks Girlfriend, Family

When Dalton Tompkins, 24, of Peekskill took a cab to Bear Moutain Bridge on Thursday, March 9, asked the driver to stop near the middle of the span and then ran and jumped to his death, n...

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Claudia Gorman Of Yonkers, 58

Claudia Gorman Of Yonkers, 58

Claudia Gorman, 58, a resident of Yonkers and formerly of Hopewell Junction, died Tuesday at home. The daughter of the late Alexander and Vera Perepechko Zukowski, Gorman was born May 2, ...

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Jeanne Rodriguez Schiller, 48, Westchester School Teacher

Jeanne Rodriguez Schiller, 48, Westchester School Teacher

Jeanne Rodriguez Schiller, a teacher in the Lakeland School District, died at her Mohegan Lake home on Wednesday, March 1, after a long illness. She was 48. Schiller had been teaching six...

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Peter Iasillo, Jr., 63, Port Chester Actor, Community Theater Director

Peter Iasillo, Jr., 63, Port Chester Actor, Community Theater Director

PORT CHESTER, N.Y. — Peter Iasillo, Jr. of Port Chester died Tuesday, Feb. 21 at Greenwich Hospital. He was 63. Born in White Plains on March 27, 1953, he was the only son of the former V...

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Service Scheduled For Ronald Blackwood, Former Mount Vernon Mayor

Service Scheduled For Ronald Blackwood, Former Mount Vernon Mayor

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. -- Ronald Blackwood, 91, the fist black mayor in New York state, died Wednesday, Feb. 22, from complications from Parkinson's disease. Blackwood, who was a native of Ja...

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Services Set For Former Mount Vernon Mayor Blackwood, First Black NYS Mayor

Services Set For Former Mount Vernon Mayor Blackwood, First Black NYS Mayor

MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. - Funeral services have been set for former Mount Vernon Mayor Ronald Blackwood, who passed away last week at the age of 91. Locally, a public service has been set for ...

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Mount Vernon Mourns Ronald Blackwood, NY's First Elected Black Mayor

Mount Vernon Mourns Ronald Blackwood, NY's First Elected Black Mayor

Former Mount Vernon Mayor Ronald Blackwood, the first African-American mayor in New York State, died Wednesday. According to a statement from current Mayor Richard Thomas, Blackwood, 90, ...

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