Archive for January, 2016

Leila Alaoui, Photographer Wounded in Burkina Faso Siege, Dies at 33

January 20, 2016 | Alumni

Leila Alaoui, a French-Moroccan photographer whose hauntingly beautiful photographs explored themes of migration, cultural identity and displacement, died on Monday night from injuries sustained during a terrorist attack in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso. She was 33.

Leonore (Lee) Gugliada dies at 79, taught and inspired Staten Island gardeners

January 10, 2016 | Alumni

Leonore (Lee) Gugliada, 79, of Lighthouse Hill, who happily shared her love of gardening and her store of knowledge and expertise about growing things with gardeners on the Island and beyond, died Friday at home.

Edward Maneski, 73

January 8, 2016 | Alumni

Edward P. Maneski, 73, of Westerleigh, a retired city firefighter and registered nurse who was known for his positive outlook and unconditional generosity, died Wednesday at home, after a long illness.