All-around athlete George Fowler, 86, dies

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Marc Martone, former football coach at H. Frank Carey High School in Franklin Square, said he saw the legendary NFL player Jim Brown play in high school. But, he said Saturday, his former teammate at Glen Cove High School, George Fowler, was "just as good all around."

"I've never seen a better natural athlete," Martone said of Fowler, who died at age 86 on May 21. Fowler died of renal failure...

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