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A "Welcome To Schuylerville" sign has triggered a controversy. Residents who live there say the Bronx neighborhood is actually Pelham Bay. (credit: CBS 2)

What’s In A Name? Some Bronx Residents Upset Over ‘Welcome To Schuylerville’ Signs

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.

04/29/2013

238-year-old headstone of Elizabeth Schenck at Monfort Cemetery (credit: Sophia Hall/WCBS 880)

238-Year-Old Headstone Returned To Historic Long Island Cemetery

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.

08/29/2012

Sports writer Bert Sugar attends the Ellis Island Medals Of Honor Ceremony & Gala. (credit: Jason Kempin/Getty Images)

Iconic Boxing Writer And Historian Bert Sugar Has Died

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.

03/25/2012