Ten states are now reporting a record number of hospitalizations and six now have 10% or less of their ICU beds available.
Patricia C. Wilson, 65, passed away on Saturday, September 18, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her loving family. Born December 26, 1955, in Rye, NY, she was the daughter of the late William and Patricia (Henefield) Caesar. In 1997, Patricia married the love of her life, Todd Wilson in...
Melvin Van Peebles, the trailblazing independent filmmaker, composer, musician, playwright, author, and Wall Street options trader, died Tuesday evening at his home in Manhattan, his family announced Wednesday. He was 89. "Dad knew that Black images matter," actor-director Mario Van Peebles said in a statement. "We want to be the...
Chairman Mark Urban's seat was empty at the Sept. 20 meeting for the first time in two decades. Mark Urban, a lifelong Bayonne resident and Chairman of the Bayonne Zoning Board of Adjustment, died on Sept. 16 at age 65 after a battle with cancer. At the zoning board’s Sept....
NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Sheeler, a former Rocky Mountain News journalist who won a Pulitzer Prize for his extensive and compassionate reporting on the families of Colorado soldiers killed in the Iraq War and the man tasked with notifying them, has died. Sheeler, who was also an author, was 53.
Funeral services have been held for Paul Henry Helwig, 74, of Calabash, NC. He passed away September 11 at his residence. He was the son of the late Harold Helwig and Erna Pusemann Helwig. Paul grew up in Weehawken and was a veteran of the United States Army serving in Vietnam Conflict. He served on the Weehawken Police Department for many years and retired as a Lieutenant. He received a Bachelors Degree in Criminal Justice from New Jersey City University and was an avid Corvette and Hot Rod aficionado. He was a longtime member, 49 years, of the B.P.O. Elks Club #1456 in Weehawken, NJ and longtime member of the American Legion Post 0503 of Calabash, NC. Surviving are his wife Barbara Helwig; a son Peter Helwig and grandson, Paul Helwig; a stepson, Patrick Flood (Heather) two step-grandchildren Audrey and Murphy; a brother, Peter Helwig (Donna); a sister Dorothy Helwig; a sister-in law, Catherine Securda (Jack); several nieces and nephews.
NEW YORK - A new study of Texas prison inmates provides more evidence that the novel coronavirus can spread even in groups where most people are vaccinated, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. A COVID-19 outbreak at a federal prison in July and August infected 172...
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Joseph Ralph Soccio Jr. of West Caldwell passed away from sudden health complications at home on Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, one day after his 57th birthday. Born in Passaic on Sept. 7, 1964, Joseph was the son of Gloria K. Markowitz (Soccio) and the late Joseph R. Soccio Sr. Joe...
MADISON - Carmine Toto Jr. tended to the town of Madison as he did to his daily work and to countless personal relationships: with attention, energy and care. Toto’s singular devotion to his lifelong hometown, family and friends was celebrated in a funeral service Friday, Sept. 17, at Saint Vincent Martyr Church, and among the long line of residents who came to pay their respects the prior afternoon and evening at Madison Memorial Home.
NEW YORK — The Godfather of Black Cinema has died. Melvin Van Peebles, the groundbreaking filmmaker known for writing, co-producing, scoring, editing and starring in the 1971 film “Sweet Sweetback’s Baadasssss Song,” died Tuesday night at his home in Manhattan. His family, The Criterion Collection and Janus Films confirmed his...
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Residents from throughout Oceanside are in mourning after 5-year-old Sophia Smaragdas died Aug. 23 owing to health complications, family members said. She would have been 6 on Oct. 12. Sophia will be remembered for her love of music and singing. Katie and Christopher Smaragdas, Sophia’s parents, did not wish to...
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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The following is a roundup of obituaries published on SILive.com. Viewing times and guestbooks can be found here. Gloria Amoury, 100, a Staten Island native who was a writer by profession, and published short stories in a number of anthologies and in such national publications like “Redbook” and the “Saturday Evening Post,” died Sept. 13, 2021.
When Hugh Wyatt was 7 or 8 years old growing up in Georgia, he’d don a hat like a hard-boiled newsman: "Press" written in cardboard tucked into the brim. A pencil and notebook in hand. Then, in his 20s, he tried playing jazz bass as a job — in his...
Betsy B. Boles, 91, of Chatham, passed away peacefully with her family at her side, shortly after sunrise on Sunday, Sept. 12, 2021. Mrs. Boles did not want family and friends to mourn her death but instead to joyfully celebrate her life of love, resilience and purpose. She was born...
Carmela R. 'Mel' Del Giudice, 90, active in church and Madison community; Mrs. Claus in Christmas parade
Carmela R. “Mel” Del Giudice, a lifelong resident of Madison, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020, at the age of 90. Carmela was born in Madison on Feb. 8, 1930 to the late Gertrude and Nicholas Del Giudice. She was raised in Madison in a loving family of six children. She graduated from Madison High School and attended the College of St. Elizabeth in Convent Station.
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East Rockaway native and Wantagh resident Joseph Carrigan died on Sept. 10 from a 9/11-related illness. Carrigan worked as a sergeant at the Port Authority of New York-New Jersey and was a proud U.S. Air Force veteran, as well as a former captain and member of the Inwood Fire Department.
Elizabeth Glosser, 80, of Avon by the Sea, NJ, passed away April 6, 2020 in Bonita Springs, Fl. She was one of the first Covid 19 victims in SW Florida. Born and raised in Plymouth PA., Liz relocated to NJ upon graduation from Misericordia College in 1961 and took a job teaching French and Math at Neptune HS.