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4 hrs ago | via The Westport Daily Voice
Clarke was born in Liverpool, England, on Feb. 11, 1912, to Katie and John Clarke, a merchant ship captain and member of the Royal Navy Reserve. She was raised in Brooklyn, N.Y., attended New Utrecht High School and earned a degree from Brooklyn College in 1932. Comment?
4 hrs ago | via The Orlando Sentinel
Wrestling legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is being charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of his girlfriend Nancy Argentino at an Allentown area motel. Wrestling legend Jimmy "Superfly" Snuka is being charged with third-degree murder and involuntary manslaughter in the 1983 death of his girlfriend Nancy Argentino at an Allentown area motel. Comment?
9 hrs ago | via SILive.com
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11 hrs ago | via Newsday
Joan Collins, who worked as a nurse at Coney Island Hospital and Nassau Hospital, died August 26 at Clifton Springs Hospital in upstate New York. Photo Credit: Handout Joan Collins, who worked as a nurse at Coney Island Hospital and Nassau Hospital, died August 26 at Clifton Springs Hospital in upstate New York. Comment?
11 hrs ago | via NorthJersey.com
Born May 10, 1933 in Brooklyn, N.Y., he grew up in Brooklyn and later Paterson. Joseph was a veteran of the United States Navy, which he proudly served for 4 years after graduating from Bishop Loughlin High School. Comment?
15 hrs ago | via The Medina Gazette
Tharon Nadine Blankenship passed away Sunday, August 16, 2015, at the Hospice of Medina County facility. She was 88. Her daughter was by her side. Comment?
Tuesday | via My Rye
Peter Lane, a long-time Rye resident who served as Rye City Court Judge, died on August 29, 2015. He was 76. Peter was born on March 17, 1939 in Brooklyn, NY to William Lane, an educator and school principal, and Helen Lane, a teacher. Comment?
Tuesday | via DNAInfo.com
A budding Broadway star who fell to his death off a Brooklyn fire escape on Saturday was remembered by friends and family who gathered by Central Park's Bethesda Fountain Monday. Nearly 100 mourners who had been touched by Kyle Jean-Baptiste's passion came out to support one another, passed out sunflowers and roses and sang a chorus of "Do You Hear the People Sing" from "Les Misrables." Comment?
Tuesday | via Billboard
Dozens of friends, colleagues and former classmates of a rising Broadway actor who had already made history at just 21 years old gathered in Central Park on Monday to mourn his accidental death. Clutching flowers at Bethesda Fountain, the tearful group honored Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to play the role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables on Broadway. Comment?
Monday | via Cleveland.com
Friends, cast mates and onlookers at Bethesda Fountain in Central Park to honor actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who died after falling from a fire escape in New York. Friends, cast mates and onlookers gather Monday at Bethesda Fountain in New York's Central Park to honor actor Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who died after falling from a fire escape. Comment?
Monday | via Albany Times Union
Brandyn Day, center, talks about his best friend during a memorial gathering for Kyle Jean-Baptiste, Monday, Aug. 31, 2015, at Bethesda fountain in New York's Central Park. Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables" on Broadway, died after falling from a fire escape over the weekend, according to a show spokesman. Comment?
Monday | via Playbill
Almost 200 people gathered around the Bethesda Fountain in New York's Central Park Aug. 31 to lay flowers, sing, and honor the life of Kyle Jean-Baptiste , the youngest and first African American performer to play Jean Valjean on a Broadway stage. Baptiste died tragically Aug. 29 after falling from a Brooklyn fire escape. Comment?
Monday Aug 31 | via Newsday
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, the first African-American and youngest person to ever play the role of Jean Valjean in "Les Miserables" on Broadway died Aug. 28, 2015 after falling from a fire escape, according to a show spokesman. He was 21. Newsday's obituary for Kyle Jean-Baptiste Photo Credit: The Publicity Office, 2015 Friends and fans of the young Broadway actor and "Les Miserables" star who died over the weekend in Brooklyn gathered in his honor Monday afternoon at Central Park's Bethesda Fountain. Comment?
Monday Aug 31 | via Guide To Retirement LIving
When family and friends reflect on Ava Marie Kennedy's life, one word comes to mind: dance. "She loved dancing," said her daughter, Lynne Kennedy. Comment?
Monday Aug 31 | via Queens Crap
From the Queens Chronicle : Former South Queens Councilman Alfonso Stabile died on Saturday morning of natural causes, Councilman Eric Ulrich said. He was 68. "Al Stabile was a passionate and dedicated public servant who always put the community first. Comment?
Sunday Aug 30 | via SILive.com
Robert McCormack, 81, of Meiers Corners, a retired NYPD inspector and former executive officer of Patrol Borough Staten Island, family man and sports enthusiast, died August 23 in Richmond University Medical Center, West Brighton. Born and raised in Jackson Heights, Queens, he also lived in Manhattan, again in Queens, and moved to Meiers Corners in 1966. Comment?
Sunday Aug 30 | via ETonline
Kyle Jean-Baptiste, who made history as the first African-American actor as well as the youngest ever to be cast as the lead role of Jean Valjean in Les Miserables on Broadway, died Friday evening after a four-story fall from a Brooklyn fire escape. He was 21. "Yesterday, a young man who was kind, thoughtful, respectful, confident and vulnerable, left our world. Comment?
Sunday Aug 30 | via Cleveland.com
Students, faculty and friends of Baldwin Wallace University will gather Sunday night to mourn the untimely death and celebrate the life of BW grad and Broadway talent Kyle Jean-Baptiste. Jean-Baptiste, who made history in July as the first African-American actor to take the Broadway stage as Jean Valjean in the mega hit "Les MisA rables," died early Saturday morning after falling from a fourth-floor fire escape at his mother's home in Brooklyn, New York. Comment?
Saturday Aug 29 | via Stars and Stripes
Ruth Leger Sivard, an economist who warned for decades of the dangers of overspending on military and underspending on social needs, died Aug. 21 at 99. Ruth Leger Sivard, an internationally known economist who sought to demonstrate the cost of militarism by compiling and comparing statistics on global spending for soldiers and doctors, defense and literacy, as well as other measures of national priorities, died Aug. 21 at her home in Washington. She was 99. First as a government analyst and later as an independent researcher and publisher, Sivard became a foremost authority on how the United States and other nations allocate their resources, great or small, among defense and other societal needs. Comment?
Sunday Aug 9 | via SILive.com
As the city and the nation take time Friday, Sept. 11, to mark the anniversary of the terror attacks on the World Trade Center , those who were lost are again honored for their sacrifice. Comment?
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