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  1. Former Ossining Police Sergeant, Randy E. Jefferson, Of Peekskill, Dies At 59

    Former Ossining Police Sergeant, Randy E. Jefferson, Of Peekskill, Dies At 59

    Randy E. Jefferson of Peekskill died on Tuesday, July 16. He was 59 years old. Randy was born in Windsor, NC to Thomas and Viola Jefferson. He was baptized in the Star Bethlehem Baptist Church. In 1981, Randy began a 20-plus-year career in the Ossining Police Department, advancing in rank to Sergeant.Randy inspired youth and adults in his community with his uncanny ability to ...

  2. Rockland Native, Westchester Resident Bob Gadigian, 58, Was The First To Be There And Help

    Rockland Native, Westchester Resident Bob Gadigian, 58, Was The First To Be There And Help

    Bob Gadigian came into this world on Sept. 17, 1960, with an exuberance for fully engrossing himself in the things he loved. He was a master of many talents, with a strong intellect and an appetite for many passions. He had an unwavering loyalty to the Knicks and Yankees. He always worked hard to strive for excellence with much of the same discipline as ...

  3. Port Chester Native, Former CBS Employee Christine Lo Parco Dies At 95

    Port Chester Native, Former CBS Employee Christine Lo Parco Dies At 95

    Christine Lo Parco, 95, died Saturday, March 30, in Boca Raton Community Hospital after falling ill the day before.She leaves her sister, Nancy Caminiti of Port Chester and several nieces and nephews and many friends. Her husband, John Lo Parco died in 2007. Another sister, Carmela Scafa of Port Chester and brothers Louis and Patrick preceded her in death.Christine was born in Port ...

  4. Don’t Overlook This Clover: Pit Bull Needs A Forever Home

    Don’t Overlook This Clover: Pit Bull Needs A Forever Home

    Clovers, particularly the four-leaf variety, are supposed to bring you luck, not need some good fortune of their own. But that’s exactly what Clover, a 12-year-old pit bull needs–some luck finding her loving, forever home for her golden years.Originally rescued from a shelter in Alabama by Second Chance Rescue in New York City, Clover was used as a breeder for dog fights. It’s not known ...

  5. Longtime Waccabuc Resident, Computer Pioneer John A. Moore Dies

    Longtime Waccabuc Resident, Computer Pioneer John A. Moore Dies

    John A. Moore, a longtime resident of the hamlet of Waccabuc in Lewisboro, died on Thursday, May 2 in Jupiter, FL. John was born in Watertown, NY, son of Anna and Clare Moore. The family eventually moved to Syracuse, where John later graduated from Syracuse University. After pioneering in the computer world, John joined Reader's Digest in the '70s where he was a group systems analyst. ...

  6. Former Rye Resident And Volunteer Extraordinaire, Kerstin Doherty, 81

    Former Rye Resident And Volunteer Extraordinaire, Kerstin Doherty, 81

    Mrs. Kerstin Birgetta Doherty (née Karlsson), 81, of Raleigh, NC died on Sunday, May 5. She was the only daughter of the late Otto Wilhem Karlsson and Anna Karin Segerdahl Karlsson. Kerstin was born July 10, 1937 in Stockholm, Sweden. In 1959, Kerstin began her employment at Pan American Airlines with her home base in New York. She began flying to a variety of cities in the Pan Am ...

  7. A Life Dedicated To Education In Bedford Central School District: John Ernest Finch, 89

    A Life Dedicated To Education In Bedford Central School District: John Ernest Finch, 89

    John Ernest Finch died peacefully on Friday, May 3. He was 89 years old and most recently a resident of Arbor Ridge in Rhinebeck. John lived his early life in Mt. Kisco and raised his family in Bedford Hills. He is survived by his devoted wife (Joan) of 62 years, his three children (Christine, Karen and Paul), his five grandchildren (Mark, Michael, Benjamin, Matthew and Anna), his ...

  8. Katonah High Grad, Longtime Reader's Digest Employee Jacqueline (Seymour) Keegan Dies At 88

    Katonah High Grad, Longtime Reader's Digest Employee Jacqueline (Seymour) Keegan Dies At 88

    Jacqueline Keegan, 88, died  peacefully on Friday, April 26 at Merrimack County Nursing Home in Boscawen, NH.Born in Somers,  she was the daughter of the late John and Elizabeth (Shanks) Seymour. A graduate of Katonah High School in Katonah, she worked for many years in the International Office for Readers Digest.She was predeceased by her husband James A. Keegan Jr.Keegan is ...

  9. Mount Kisco's John C. Hvisch, 94, Saw Battle At Okinawa, A Yankee Stadium 'Veteran Of The Game'

    Mount Kisco's John C. Hvisch, 94, Saw Battle At Okinawa, A Yankee Stadium 'Veteran Of The Game'

    John C. Hvisch of Mount Kisco died at his home on Friday, April 19 – his 94th birthday.John, the son of John Joseph and Mary (Gurrall) Hvisch, was born in Yonkers on April 19, 1925. He was a proud member of the U.S. Marine Corp., enlisting in 1943 at the age of 17, and was a part of the Pacific campaign and fought in the grueling battle of Okinawa. John was awarded several citations, ...

  10. Businessman, Former Fire Chief, Mount Kisco Citizen Of Year, William A. Stewart Dies At 86

    Businessman, Former Fire Chief, Mount Kisco Citizen Of Year, William A. Stewart Dies At 86

    William A. Stewart, Sr., 86, of Mount Kisco, died on Thursday, April 11. He was born on Dec. 27, 1932, in Mount Kisco to Margaret (Hughes) and Robert Stewart. He was the beloved husband of Joan Fox Stewart, loving father of William Jr. (Linda), Margaret Brittingham (Gerry), James (Higgins), John (Duskie) and Ellen Rigano (Chip) and loving Poppy of nine grandchildren. Stewart is ...

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