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Leo P. Cooley, 77, Of Valhalla

Leo P. Cooley, 77, Of Valhalla

VALHALLA, N.Y. – Leo Patrick Cooley, 77, of Valhalla, died Tuesday, Aug. 25.

The eldest son of the late Leo and Alice Cooley, he was born July 20, 1938, in Flushing, New York.

He graduated from St. Augustine High School in Brooklyn, in 1956, and received a bachelor’s degree in English from Fordham University in 1960. He completed his doctorate in English and Irish literature at ...

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Broadway Agent, Producer Biff Liff Of Yorktown Dies At 96

Broadway Agent, Producer Biff Liff Of Yorktown Dies At 96

YORKTOWN, N.Y. – Biff Liff, 96, longtime Broadway producer and agent, died on Monday, Aug. 10 at his home in Yorktown Heights, reports the New York Times. Born Samuel Liff April 14, 1919...

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New York Giants Legend, Sportscaster Frank Gifford Dies At 84

New York Giants Legend, Sportscaster Frank Gifford Dies At 84

GREENWICH, Conn. -- Frank Gifford, a star running back and receiver for the New York Giants who went on to become a nationally renowned sportscaster, died Sunday of natural causes at his ...

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Billionaire Westchester Businessman, Philanthropist Jerome Kohlberg Dies

Billionaire Westchester Businessman, Philanthropist Jerome Kohlberg Dies

MOUNT KISCO, N.Y. -- Jerome Kohlberg Jr., a highly successful businessman and financier who was born in New Rochelle, lived in Yorktown and worked in Mount Kisco, died on Thursday at his ...

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James F. Roche, 81, Of Valhalla

James F. Roche, 81, Of Valhalla

VALHALLA, N.Y. – James F. Roche, of Valhalla, died Saturday, July 25. He was 81. Roche was born on April 15, 1934, in New York City to Edward Roche and Anne Burke. He earned a bachelor'...

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‘Ragtime' Author, Longtime Westchester Resident E.L. Doctorow Dies

‘Ragtime' Author, Longtime Westchester Resident E.L. Doctorow Dies

This story has been updated. WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- Former Westchester County resident and author of "Ragtime," E.L. Doctorow died on Tuesday due to complications with lung cancer, ...

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Pace Athletics Mourns Passing of Former Baseball Head Coach Fred Calaicone

Pace Athletics Mourns Passing of Former Baseball Head Coach Fred Calaicone

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Former Pace University head baseball coach Fred Calaicone died at age 81 at his home this past weekend in Ardsley. Calaicone guided the Pace baseball team from 198...

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Famed Composer Carmino Ravosa, 85, Longtime Briarcliff Resident

Famed Composer Carmino Ravosa, 85, Longtime Briarcliff Resident

BRIARCLIFF MANOR, N.Y. -- Longtime Briarcliff resident Carmino Ravosa, one of the most popular songwriters for children in the nation and its foremost musical composer on historical subje...

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Mildred A. Panny, 87, Of Valhalla

VALHALLA, N.Y. – Mildred A. Panny, of Valhalla, died on July 19. She was 87. Panny was born on July 26, 1927 in Albany. She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from the College of New Rochelle and a Master's Degree in Elementary Education...

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Gertrude Ribakove Gabel, Former Pleasantville Resident, 97

Gertrude Ribakove Gabel, Former Pleasantville Resident, 97

PLEASANTVILLE, N.Y. -- Gertrude Ribakove Gabel, a former longtime Pleasantville resident, died on Saturday, July 18, in El Cerrito, Calif. after a long illness. She was 97 years old. The...

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