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Lt. Col. Charles Kyrie Kallas, Sheepshead Bay Businessman, Landlord And Visionary,...

Lt. Col. Charles Kyrie Kallas, a longtime resident of Sheepshead Bay who predicted the neighborhood's population boom in the mid-20th century and invested in...

Comic Community Mourns Loss Of Seth Kushner, 41, Sheepshead Bay Native

Devastated. My friend Seth Kushner died, far too young. A brilliant photographer and writer, a kind, gentle man pic.twitter.com/LpPqch7RuC — Molly Crabapple (@mollycrabapple) May 18,...

Local Ice Cream Man Sandesh “Papa” Mohan-Ram, 41, Passes Away

Family and friends bid farewell this morning to Sandesh Mohan-Ram, a neighbor and ice cream man affectionately known to many as "Papa," after he suddenly...

Local Lottery Winner And Tabloid Celeb Richie Randazzo Loses Battle With...

The doorman from Avenue U who won the $5 million jackpot died from lung cancer last week. Richie Randazzo, who had been battling the disease...

P.S. 254 Cafeteria Renamed Mary Colgan Cafe After Passing Of Longtime...

Teachers, students and faculty gathered in the cafeteria of P.S. 254 (1801 Avenue Y) yesterday to honor the passing of a longtime school aide...

Assunta “Sue” Santa Maria, A Beloved Matriarch, Passes Away At 93

Assunta "Sue" Santa Maria, the beloved sister of community leader Carmine Santa Maria, passed away on June 4 at Maimonides Medical Center after a...

Ed Eisenberg, Dedicated Community Activist, Passes At 79 Years Old

For more than 40 years he was entwined in the fabric of the Southern Brooklyn community. He was ever-present at community meetings, where he...

Jeffrey Babbitt Dies After Union Park Assault

Jeffrey Babbitt, the victim of a deranged assault by 31-year-old Lashawn Marten, died yesterday at the age of 62. A New York Times obituary noted...

Mickey Rose, Longtime Woody Allen Collaborator And Midwood High Alum, Passes...

Mickey Rose and Woody Allen met in an art class at Midwood High School more than 60 years ago, starting a lifelong friendship and...

Op-Ed: My Personal Experiences With Ed Koch

Of all the elected officials I have known personally — with the exception of former Congressman Stephen Solarz for whom I once performed an...

Famed Brooklyn “Warriors” Author, Sol Yurick, Passed Away

Famed Brooklyn author Sol Yurick passed away at the age of 87 this past Saturday according to the New York Daily News. Yurick is...

Stella Angel, Holocaust Survivor And Former Owner Of Bay Food Market,...

When Arielle Angel's grandmother, Stella, passed away, she wrote the obituary. Angel, a Brooklyn-based writer, didn't plan for a home for the obituary. It...

Warner Fusselle, Cyclones Announcer, Passes Away

Warner Fusselle, the only man to have ever called the play-by-plays for the Brooklyn Cyclones (1904 Surf Avenue), passed away a week shy of what...

MBCG On Passing Of Manny Kahn, Community Activist

The Manhattan Beach Community Group notified the community of the death of Emanuel "Manny" Kahn, a community activist involved in the group. They wrote...

Neal Lauro, Last Surviving Founder Of Stella Maris, Passes Away At...

Neal Lauro, the last remaining member of the six brother team that founded Sheepshead Bay-staple Stella Maris Fishing Station, passed away in his sleep...