Manhattan Obituaries

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  • Friday May 1 | via Post-gazette.com 

    Obituary: Ben E. King / Soulful baritone sang hit 'S...

    Ben E. King, the smooth, soulful baritone who led the Drifters on "There Goes My Baby," "Save the Last Dance for Me" and other hits in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and as a solo artist recorded the classic singles "Spanish Harlem" and "Stand by Me," died Thursday in Hackensack, N.J. He was 76. His lawyer, Judy Tint, said Mr. King, who lived in Teaneck, N.J., died at Hackensack University Medical Center after a brief illness, which she did not specify. Mr. King was working in his father's Harlem luncheonette in 1956 when a local impresario, Lover Patterson, overheard him singing to himself and persuaded him to join a group he managed, the Five Crowns.

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  • Friday May 1 | via Outside the Beltway 

    R&B Legend Ben E. King Dies At 76

    Ben E. King, a Rhythm & Blue singer who had success both as the lead singer of The Drifters and as a solo artist, passed away yesterday at the age of 76: Ben E. King, the smooth, soulful baritone who led the Drifters on "There Goes My Baby," "Save the Last Dance for Me" and other hits in the late 1950s and early 1960s, and as a solo artist recorded the classic singles "Spanish Harlem" and "Stand by Me," died on Thursday in Hackensack, N.J. He was 76. His lawyer, Judy Tint, said Mr. King, who lived in Teaneck, N.J., died at Hackensack University Medical Center after a brief illness, which she did not specify.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via News Times 

    Latest on police-custody death: Curfew through weekend

    New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, center, marches to Baltimore City Hall to protest the death of Freddie Gray, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Baltimore. Protesters demonstrate outside City Hall in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via News Times 

    Latest on police-custody death: Athletes speak about...

    New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony, center, marches to Baltimore City Hall to protest the death of Freddie Gray, Thursday, April 30, 2015, in Baltimore. Photo: Patrick Semansky, AP Protesters demonstrate outside City Hall in Philadelphia on Thursday, April 30, 2015.

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  • Thursday Apr 30 | via Albany Times Union 

    Latest on police-custody death: Protesters again on ...

    Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake pauses while speaking during a media availability at City Hall, after violence occurred after a march for Freddie Gray, Saturday, April 25, 2015 in Baltimore. Gray died from spinal injuries about a week after he was arrested and transported in a police van.

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  • Tuesday Apr 28 | via Hollywood Reporter 

    Edward T. Callaghan, Arts and Entertainment Publicis...

    Edward T. Callaghan , a noted arts and entertainment publicist in New York City, died April 25 of complications from cancer at his home in Manhattan, his brother said. He was 66. In the early 1980s, his expertise helped relaunch Kaufman-Astoria Studios, which reinvigorated film and TV production in New York.

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  • Monday Apr 27 | via The Tarrytown Daily Voice 

    Edna M. Shannon, 88, Of Tarrytown

    TARRYTOWN, N.Y. Edna M. Shannon, a longtime Tarrytown resident and more recently of Ossining, died Thursday, April 23, at the age of 88. She was born in New York City on Oct. 26, 1926, to Axel T. and Margaret Lindholm Rasmussen. She graduated from Cathedral High School in Manhattan, received her bachelor's degree from Queens College and attended Hunter College and Cornell University to obtain a master's degree in education.

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  • Friday Apr 10 | via Times Herald-Record 

    Johanna Carbonaro

    Johanna Carbonaro of Wurtsboro, a retired bookkeeper and longtime resident of the area, died Friday, April 10, 2015 at the Skilled Nursing Unit at CRMC in Harris.

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  • Thursday Apr 9 | via Myrtle Beach Online 

    Jacob Lawrence's Great Migration series on view at MoMA

    Be sure to include your name, daytime phone number, address, name and phone number of legal next-of-kin, method of payment, and the name of the funeral home/crematory to contact for verification of death. One hundred years ago, African-Americans began a mass exodus from the rural South, heading north in search of economic opportunity and social equality.

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  • Thursday Apr 9 | via The Harrison Daily Voice 

    Warren Lewis Serenbetz, 91, Of Harrison, World War I...

    He was born March 27, 1924, in Brooklyn. Serenbetz graduated from the U.S. Navy Officers Training Program at Columbia University and served during World War II.

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  • Mar 31, 2015 | via Patch.com 

    Memorial Gathering Scheduled for Logan Tyler Flood

    Logan Tyler Flood, age 22, of Peekskill, died on Friday, March 27th, 2015. Logan fought substance abuse for 8 years of his short life.

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