Posts Tagged: New York Times

Journalist George Esper, 79, stayed behind after the fall of Saigon

BRAINTREE, Mass. – George Esper, who reported on the fall of Saigon during the last days of the Vietnam war, has died aged 79 after suffering multiple health problems.An Associated Press reporter for most of his career, Esper refused to

Journalist George Esper, 79, stayed behind after the fall of Saigon

BRAINTREE, Mass. – George Esper, who reported on the fall of Saigon during the last days of the Vietnam war, has died aged 79 after suffering multiple health problems.An Associated Press reporter for most of his career, Esper refused to

Charla Krupp, who advised women about looking thinner and younger, dies of breast cancer

NEW YORK – Charla Krupp, who gained a national following by offering women advice on looking younger and thinner with best-selling books like “How Not to Look Old,” died on Monday at her home in Manhattan. She was 58, but

Charla Krupp, who advised women about looking thinner and younger, dies of breast cancer

NEW YORK – Charla Krupp, who gained a national following by offering women advice on looking younger and thinner with best-selling books like “How Not to Look Old,” died on Monday at her home in Manhattan. She was 58, but

With sailors fighting, then buying rounds, Brooklyn waterfront bar owner Pilar Montero, 90, had tales to tell

(Editor’s note: This is the kind of bar you hope to find when you’re traveling to a new city. And with her many stories, Pilar Montero is the kind of barkeep you hope will serve you.) BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Pilar

With sailors fighting, then buying rounds, Brooklyn waterfront bar owner Pilar Montero, 90, had tales to tell

(Editor’s note: This is the kind of bar you hope to find when you’re traveling to a new city. And with her many stories, Pilar Montero is the kind of barkeep you hope will serve you.) BROOKLYN, N.Y. – Pilar

Richard J. Sheirer, 65, director of New York City’s ‘9-11’ emergency response, suffers fatal heart attack

NEW YORK –  Richard J. Sheirer, who as director of New York City’s Office of Emergency Management was thrown into the limelight on Sept. 11, 2001, after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, died on Thursday in Manhattan.

Richard J. Sheirer, 65, director of New York City’s ‘9-11’ emergency response, suffers fatal heart attack

NEW YORK –  Richard J. Sheirer, who as director of New York City’s Office of Emergency Management was thrown into the limelight on Sept. 11, 2001, after the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, died on Thursday in Manhattan.

Postmodern photographer Jan Groover, 68, posed her models in the kitchen sink

MONTPON-MENESTEROL, France – Jan Groover, whose relentlessly formal still lifes of mundane objects brought a sense of Renaissance stateliness to postmodern photography, died on Jan. 1 in Montpon-Ménestérol, France, where she had lived since 1991. She was 68. Her death

Postmodern photographer Jan Groover, 68, posed her models in the kitchen sink

MONTPON-MENESTEROL, France – Jan Groover, whose relentlessly formal still lifes of mundane objects brought a sense of Renaissance stateliness to postmodern photography, died on Jan. 1 in Montpon-Ménestérol, France, where she had lived since 1991. She was 68. Her death

First person: Alastair Maitland was beloved diplomat, essayist and francophile, niece writes

HEATH, Mass. – My uncle Alastair Maitland, who has died aged 95, was a diplomat, essayist and francophile who spent his latter years avidly following world affairs from the tranquillity of his adopted home in Massachusetts. Alastair was born in

First person: Alastair Maitland was beloved diplomat, essayist and francophile, niece writes

HEATH, Mass. – My uncle Alastair Maitland, who has died aged 95, was a diplomat, essayist and francophile who spent his latter years avidly following world affairs from the tranquillity of his adopted home in Massachusetts. Alastair was born in

You’ve GOT to hear this ensemble, classical music impresario Omus Hirshbein, 77, would say

NEW YORK CITY – Omus Hirshbein, a colorful, headstrong arts administrator who directed important concert series at Hunter College and the 92nd Street Y, founded the New York Chamber Symphony and held posts at the National Endowment for the Arts,

You’ve GOT to hear this ensemble, classical music impresario Omus Hirshbein, 77, would say

NEW YORK CITY – Omus Hirshbein, a colorful, headstrong arts administrator who directed important concert series at Hunter College and the 92nd Street Y, founded the New York Chamber Symphony and held posts at the National Endowment for the Arts,