About Melisa Stumpf

Melisa Stumpf is a Blast New York correspondent

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Archbishop Timothy Dolan named Cardinal 0

NEW YORK — Timothy Michael Dolan was named Archbishop of New York by Pope Benedict XVI on February 23, 2009. Nearly three years later, Benedict, made the announcement on Friday that Dolan is assigned to being Cardinal among other 21 prelates from Hong Kong, Berlin, Prague, Toronto and Florence. Dolan, 61, said in a news(…)

Family and friends mourn Brooklyn woman who was burned alive 0

NEW YORK — Friends and family members held a memorial today for Deloris Gillespie, a 73 year-old Brooklynite who was brutally burned alive in her Prospecr Heights building’s elevator on December 17th, on her way back from grocery shopping. “People from all walks of live showed respects [ at the First African Methodist Episcopal Zion(…)

NYU to offer classes on Occupy Wall Street 1

NEW YORK — Lisa Duggan, Professor of Social and Cultural Analysis at NYU University, whose areas of interest include modern U.S. cultural, social, and political history will be teaching one of the two courses which will be offered to under-grad students next semester at NYU on the Occupy Wall Street movement. “This course is designed to(…)

AT&T 4G LTE coming to New York City this month 0

John Stephens, AT&T Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, spoke about how AT&T plans to turn up additional 4G LTE markets in New York City. During the strongest sales month of December, the press release said AT&T expects to cover about 70 million people with its new and fastest LTE network. Although it(…)