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Memorial for Garrison man who died a hero unveiled in Peekskill
A memorial took place Sunday to honor Christopher Baisley, a Garrison man who drowned in August while saving his niece. The 52-year-old man had jumped into the Hudson River in Peekskill after his 7-year-old niece fell off a raft.
Family and friends joined together at the Peekskill waterfront for the unveiling of a memorial for Baisley. The memorial features a weeping beech tree,...