Archive for December, 2012

Burying Transactional Solidarity

December 26, 2012 | Faculty

Fitch was at the end of his life on the faculty of Laguardia College after stints as an organizer, journalist, and independent scholar often living on the fringes of what had become by late century a rather charmless bohemianism.

Paid Notice: Deaths HARTMAN, MILLIE

December 26, 2012 | Uncategorized

Millie. Millie Hartman, math wizard, devoted wife and mother extraordinaire, passed away on September 14th in Glen Cove, NY, after a long illness. Born on March 29th, 1928, Millie Levenson grew up with her brother Manny in Brooklyn, NY, and was the link to the world for her beloved immigrant parents, Charles and Yetta.

Frank Macchiarola, Called the ‘Standard’ for a New York Schools Chief, Dies at 71

December 19, 2012 | Staff

Frank J. Macchiarola, who was widely regarded as one of the canniest and most effective New York City schools chancellors of the last half-century, died on Tuesday at his home in Downtown Brooklyn. He was 71.

Sitar maestro, Oscar winner Ravi Shankar dies at 92

December 12, 2012 | Uncategorized

Sitar maestro and Oscar winner Ravi Shankar, dubbed the “godfather of world music” by George Harrison, who helped popularize North Indian classical music in the West, died today at San Diego’s Scripps Hospital, where he was admitted last week after complaining of shortness of breath. He was 92.