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He was a founder of El Puente, which bridged political and ethnic divides in Williamsburg to curb gang violence and instill a collaborative spirit.
Ms. Acosta Bañuelos, a Mexican-American who got her start running a tortilla business, was chosen at a time when the president was seeking more Latino voters.
ACOSTA-RUA--Dr. Gaston J., passed away peacefully the morning of Monday, May 19, 2003. Born August 26, 1937, in Cardenas, Cuba, Dr. AcostaRua moved to Jacksonville, Florida in 1972 to practice medicine and raise his family. He was a well respected neurosurgeon who was involved in many humanitarian endeavors. As a fateful and active member of the Catholic Dioceses of St. Augustine, FL and a Knight of the Order of Malta, he gave much of his time and effort to those in need both in the local commun ...
ACOSTA-Madeleine (nee Barkatz). 63 years old. Died July 15. Survived by mother Alice Schweitzer and brother David. Class of 1973 Harvard University. Memorial service will be held July 19 at SGI, 7 East 15 Street at 5PM.
Acosta Nichols Jr., a former history teacher who taught at the Groton School in Massachusets for 40 years, died Saturday at his home in Oyster Bay Cove, L.I. He was 70 years old. Mr. Nichols was a graduate of Groton and Harvard University.
de Acosta, Mercedes
V Acosta dies of injuries, Caracas
J Doyharzabal accuses Acosta of 2 death threats for complaining to Comm about kickbacks
Acosta Garcia, Julio
ACOSTA NICHOLS, STOCKBROKER, 72; Partner Since 1894 in Trask & Co. Is Dead--Community Service Society Director
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