By WP Newsroom on Thursday, Feb. 18, 2010 - 12:38 pm
Steven Schimmrich, writing at Hudson Valley Geologist, remembers Rosendale's Dietrich Werner, who died in December. What affected me the most about Dietrich's death was that the week he died I was working on a project having to do with the Rosendale... Read more
By WP Newsroom on Sunday, Jan. 24, 2010 - 6:39 pm
The Liberty Independent reports that city councilman Sean Hanofee died yesterday. An earlier post reported on Friday that Hanofee had suffered a heart attack.
By Lissa Harris on Tuesday, Jan. 19, 2010 - 11:53 am
NPR's All Things Considered has a terrific radio piece on the late Killian Mansfield, a masterful ukelele player from Woodstock who died of cancer last August at age 16. Mansfield's first and last album, Somewhere Else, was recorded last year. Host Guy... Read more
By Lissa Harris on Monday, Jan. 18, 2010 - 2:33 pm
Acclaimed musician Lhasa de Sela, who spent much of her professional life in Montreal, died of breast cancer at the age of 37 this New Years' Day. The Globe and Mail has an obit: Music in an unfamiliar language is too often relegated to a niche genre -... Read more