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Queens mourns passing of NY1 anchor Ruschell Boone, who died Sunday at age 48

Sep. 5, 2023 By Bill Parry Emmy award-winning reporter and NY1 anchor Ruschell Boone died Sunday due to complications related to pancreatic cancer, according to the new station where she worked for more than 21 years, mostly covering Queens. She was 48. From covering the devastation from Superstorm Sandy more than two decades ago, to the powderkeg that followed as the city converted the Pan Am Hotel in Elmhurst into a shelter for homeless families in 2014 to being the only TV reporter in the room when she told a young Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez that she had defeated Congressman Joe Crowley…
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