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R.I.P. Mary Tyler Moore: “I’m Definitely From Brooklyn”

Mary Tyler Moore died yesterday. She was 80. We lost both an amazing actress and a staunch Brooklynite, but don't take our word for it. When...

Remembering Bensonhurst Native And Brooklyn Borough President Sebastian Leone

Bensonhurst lost a native, Bay Ridge lost a neighbor, and Brooklyn lost a former Borough President this month when Sebastian Leone passed away at 91...

Obituary: Marie Coleman (03/11/1932- 11/18/2016)

Marie Coleman was 84 years old. March 11, 1932 to November 18, 2016. She is survived by 4 of her 5 children. Marie was...

Monumental Holocaust Historian & Brooklyn College Professor Dies At 79

Yaffa Eliach, Holocaust survivor, photographer, historian, and Brooklyn College Professor, died Tuesday at age 79, reports the New York Times. After surviving Nazi violence against Jews...

Grandma Vita Maniscalco Of Vic’s Pizzeria Passes On But Leaves Legacy...

Bensonhurst mourns the loss of Grandma (Vita) Maniscalco of Vic's Pizzeria (288 Kings Highway), a neighborhood staple. Vita and her husband Vic emigrated to New York...

Rest In Peace, Michael Moussa, NYPD Explorer

It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that Michael Moussa, a young teen who has worked with the 72nd Precinct's...

Community Mourns Death Of MMA Fighter And Beloved Fitness Coach

By Alexandra Semenova Brighton resident Michael Lvovsky — beloved fitness coach and seasoned Mixed Martial Arts fighter who won his first professional Muay Thai fight with...

Farewell Michael Gross, Pratt Alum And Designer Of The ‘Ghostbusters’ Logo

A fond farewell is in order for Michael Curtiss Gross, 70, the director, producer, artist, and graphic designer who is perhaps most well known...

Beverly Rotter, AIDS Crusader And Beloved Grandmother, Dies At 82

Beverly Rotter, a longtime crusader for those infected with HIV/AIDS and a beloved member of the Sheepshead Bay community, passed away at a local...

Farewell Magnus Mukoro, Father, Husband, Friend, And Founder Of Young Rock...

Farewell, Magnus. Magnus Mukoro, the beloved soccer coach who co-founded Young Rock Soccer Academy in 2005, passed away on July 29 after falling into a...

How To Honor The Memory Of 2-Year-Old Neighbor Greta Greene, ‘A...

Following the devastating death of 2-year-old neighbor Greta Greene, who lived with her parents, Stacy and Jayson Greene, in Kensington, just across the border...

How To Honor The Memory Of 2-Year-Old Neighbor Greta Greene, ‘A...

Following the devastating death of 2-year-old neighbor Greta Greene, who lived with her parents, Stacy and Jayson Greene, in Kensington, just across the border...

Glenn Markman, Commercial Broker With Bensonhurst Roots, Dies at 52

Glenn Markman, a commercial broker with clients like Spike Lee and the NBA, died at the age of 52 yesterday after a battle with cancer. During his 28 years in...

Tragic End To South Slope Dog’s Loving Rescue

Just days after reporting the wondrous news of Dottie's adoption, we're devastated to share that the sweet dog has suddenly passed away. Neighbors Brett and...

Rynn Berry, Jogger Who Collapsed In Prospect Park, Has Died

We’re sad to hear that Rynn Berry, the 68-year-old man who collapsed while jogging in Prospect Park on New Year’s Eve, passed away not long...