Clement Price, a longtime professor at Rutgers-Newark University who was known for his scholarly works and extensive knowledge of the city and its history, has died.
The Bronx present and past was Morgan Powell’s life. His day job was gardening, but his passion was history, researching, and sharing his discoveries.
If you ask most who live here, they’ll tell you the “Welcome To Schuylerville” signs have their neighborhood all wrong. They said the signage has their part of the Bronx confused for another, a mix-up some see as a slight.
The headstone of a little girl who died in 1774 was put back in a historic cemetery on Long Island. The headstone of Elizabeth Schenck, who was just two years old when she died, had been taken from Monfort Cemetery in Port Washington decades ago.
Sugar, instantly recognizable with his brown fedora and cigar, in addition to authoring of over 80 books, worked as the publisher and editor of “Boxing Illustrated” and later “The Ring” magazine.