The mother of Billy Joel passed away this past weekend at the age of 92.
Eileen Ford, the founder of the Ford Model Agency, has died at the age of 92.
Lyricist and Brooklyn native Gerry Goffin, who with his then-wife and songwriting partner Carole King wrote numerous hits, died Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles.
Veteran editor Arthur Gelb – whose news sense, arts sensibility and journalistic vigor sculpted The New York Times for decades — died Tuesday at age 90.
Former New York State Sen. Catherine Abate, a longtime advocate of health care and criminal justice issues, died this past weekend at the age of 66.
Former New York Observer Peter Kaplan died this week at the age of 59.
Marcia Wallace, an actress known for her work on “The Bob Newhart Show” and “The Simpsons” – but who also had a New York stage background – has died at the age of 70, according to published reports.
Iconic New York sports radio and television personality Bill Mazer died Wednesday at the age of 92.
Steve Porter, one of the radio journalists who helped launch the all-new format at WCBS 880, is being remembered for his many achievements in broadcasting.
Jean Stapleton, known to generations as Edith Bunker in the classic CBS sitcom “All in the Family,” has died.
The arts world this weekend was mourning Frederic Franklin, a British-born dancer who helped popularize the modern ballet in the United States and performed until he was 95.
Der Spiegel news weekly in Germany mistakenly published an obituary Sunday for former President George H.W. Bush, written by the New York correspondent for the magazine.
His hard life and wartime trauma provided the basis for a prolific 50-year career as a consummate Oscar-nominated character actor, playing everyone from a Nazi colonel to the pope to Dustin Hoffman’s would-be suitor in “Tootsie.”
McGovern never shied from the word “liberal,” even as other Democrats blanched at the label and Republicans used it as an epithet.
The editor-in-chief of Cosmopolitan magazine for more than 30 years died after a brief hospitalization at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Columbia.