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Borough Park »

Hundreds Mourn 10-Year-Old Girl Fatally Struck by Car in Borough Park

Blima Friedman, 10, was killed and her mother was seriously hurt when they were hit by a minivan.

Canarsie »

Family Mourns Autistic Student Who Choked to Death on Muffin at School

Dyasha Phelps Smith, 21, died last week after relatives say DOE staff failed to supervise her properly.

Prospect Heights »

Gus Vlahavas, Longtime Owner of Tom's Restaurant in Prospect Heights, Dies

The Vlahavas family opened the popular Tom's Restaurant on Washington Avenue in 1936.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Residents Mourn Longtime Community Leader

Catherine Arline, a former president of the 81st Precinct Community Council, died on Oct. 24.

Mott Haven »

Army Vet and Family in Town for Funeral Get Caught in Police Shooting

The NYPD hit and broke the Mercados' car while firing at an armed 20-year-old, the family said.

Melrose »

Mourners Honor Beloved 'King' of Ice Cream Crushed to Death by Gate

Alfredo Thiebaud, 79, founder of Delicioso Coco Helado, died at his factory on Sept. 19.

Flushing »

Brooklyn Tech Student and Family Killed in Murder-Suicide Mourned

A service was held for Brian Lee, Lee Sung and Lee Joon at the Central Funeral Home Monday night.

Hamilton Heights »

Family and Friends Say Goodbye to 15-Year-Old Girl Killed in Fire

More than 100 people attended Melisa Mendez's funeral service in Hamilton Heights Friday morning.

Hamilton Heights »

Donations Pour in to Help Bury 15-Year-Old Killed in Hamilton Heights Fire

Melisa Mendez's wake will be Thursday at 3 p.m. at Ortiz Funeral Home on 190th Street and Broadway.

Washington Heights »

Online Campaign Raises $12K in 2 Days for WaHi Mother's Funeral

Marcell Miranda, 27, died on Aug. 17 after battling sickle cell anemia for two decades.

Crown Heights »

Rabbi Fatally Shot in Florida Remembered as Man of Peace at Funeral

Mourners want answers from Miami-Dade police about how Yosef Raksin, 60, died.

Claremont Village »

Community Pays Final Respects to Cousins who Drowned in Bronx River

A wake and funeral were held for  Erikson Villa and Wellington Gavin Friday in The Bronx. 

Claremont Village »

Bronx Cousins Who Drowned Will Be Buried in Dominican Republic, Rev. Says

Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa drowned after swimming in Starlight Park last Friday. 

Claremont Village »

Funeral for Teens who Drowned in Bronx Planned For Friday, Pastor Says

Wellington Gavin and Erikson Villa, both 13, were swimming in Starlight Park Friday when they drowned.

Midtown »

City's Dance Community Mourns Charismatic Performer

Jorge Fuentes, 28, was killed after being hit by an F train at Herald Square station on June 11.

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