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Sheinkopf Speaks: Tragedy on NYC’s Quality of Life

The subway station platform edge dancer sings, laughs loudly.  So-called normal civilians worriedly watch the dancer, wondering when a feather push will send him to Potter’s Field once his remains are scraped off the wheels of an incoming multi-ton subway train. Not to worry, says an observer of the situation. You can’t be worrying, he …

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amBroadway: Westchester Broadway Theatre shuts down, NYC Ballet delays opening to 2021 and more

Westchester Broadway Theatre shuts down The Westchester Broadway Theatre, a dinner theater in Elmsford which has produced full-scale productions of classic and contemporary musicals with professional casts for 46 years, has become the latest casualty of COVID-19. The theater’s founders confirmed this week that it will not reopen. Not only that, the building will be …

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City Councilmember Erik Bottcher celebrates inauguration at Joyce Theater

Postponed from January because of the Omicron variant of COVID, newly elected City Councilmember Erik Bottcher held his formal installation at the Joyce Theatre this past Saturday afternoon. Representing City Council District 3, his district includes neighborhoods that run from Hudson Square and a bit of Soho, up the West Side through the Village, Chelsea …

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Paul A. Fanelli

Paul A. Fanelli, 95, of Rome, passed away on Saturday, January 29, 2022 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse, following a brief illness. Paul was born in Utica on May 4, 1926 to Salvatore and Mary (Murro) Fanelli. On May 7, 1955 he married Lucy R. Gizzi at St. John the Baptist Church, a blessed …

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RETROSPECTIVE

As his final days as Bronx borough president winded down, the Bronx Times sat with Ruben Diaz Jr. to talk about his life and legacy. It seemed the next logical step for Ruben Diaz Jr. after a 12-year, three-term run as Bronx borough president was a promotion to Gracie Mansion. The prospect of becoming New …

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Harlem Week continues with packed line-up of virtual and in-person events

Harlem Week is in full swing with in-person and virtual events celebrating the rich culture of the neighborhood. For 47 years, Harlem Week has been a celebration of the best of Harlem which works to promote its rich African-American, African, Caribbean, Hispanic, and European history, as well as arts, culture, religion, business, entertainment, and sports. …

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Factbox: Back to pubs, gyms and movies: plotting the return to normal

As the COVID-19 vaccine rollout gains momentum, many countries are planning a gradual return to normal, opening borders and letting people back into restaurants, shops and sports venues after more than a year of on-off lockdowns. Here are some of their plans, in alphabetical order: BRITAIN Britain expects to fully reopen pubs, restaurants, nightclubs and …

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Times Square’s annual dining event kicks off this weekend

Times Square is hosting its annual dining-out event a few months later than usual but with more outdoor dining options than ever as restaurants adapt to the coronavirus.  “Throughout the entire pandemic we had been struggling to find ways to support our local businesses and restaurants,” said TJ Witham, the Times Square Alliance’s director of …

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Janet Crandell

Janet Reid Ralph Fentiman Crandell died September 24, 2016 at the age of 88. She was born and raised in Washington, D.C., the daughter of the late Marie Louise Hatcher Ralph and Richard Reid Roland Ralph. She attended American University in Washington, D.C., and graduated from Union College in Schenectady. She earned her Master’s degree …

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Leonard L. Yaudes

Leonard L. Yaudes was born November 12, 1930 in Charleston Township, Wellsboro, PA to Romaine and Chloe (Jacobs) Yaudes. He is survived by his beloved nieces and nephews, including: Bob (Maddy) Bartlett of Mansfield, PA, Henry (Betty) Bartlett of Covington, PA, O. Richard Bartlett of Hughesville, PA, Dorland Hanford of Williamsport, PA; Sheila Bucher of …

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JAMES P. LULL

Former Riverhead resident James P. Lull of Lancaster, PA died of natural causes on Monday, February 15, 2016 at Lancaster General Hospital. He was 50 years old. Born in Riverhead on May 11,1965, he was the son of James and Connie Lull. He attended Riverhead public schools and graduated from Riverhead High School. He earned …

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Salvatore Yacono

FARMINGTON, Maine – Salvatore G. (Sam) Yacono, age 91, of Farmington, Maine, formerly of Rochester, NY, died in the early hours of Thanksgiving Day, November 26, 2015. He was born January 2, 1924, in Rochester, NY. He received his education in Rochester schools and earned his Bachelors and two Masters degrees from SUNY Brockport; in …

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