Supreme Court, Appellate Division, Second Department, New York.
FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION, etc., Respondent,v.Morton WOLKOFF, Appellant, et al., Defendants.
Nov. 14, 1994.
Kirschenbaum & Kirschenbaum, P.C., Garden City (Samuel Kirschenbaum, of counsel, Ira Levine, on the brief), for appellant.
Parker Chapin Flattau & Klimpl, New York City (Joel M. Wolosky and Jaime L. Bloom, of counsel), for respondent.
*469 In an action to foreclose a mortgage, the defendant Morton Wolkoff appeals, as limited by his brief, from so much of an order of the Supreme Court, Richmond County (Amann, J.), entered March 3, 1993, as held him in contempt of court.
ORDERED that the appeal is dismissed as academic, without costs or disbursements.
The appellant has purged himself of contempt. Accordingly, this appeal is now academic (see, Matter of Calvi v. Knutson, 195 A.D.2d 828, 600 N.Y.S.2d 804; Matter of Madison County Support Collection Unit [Bordell] v. Drennan, 156 A.D.2d 883, 549 N.Y.S.2d 869).
ROSENBLATT, J.P., and RITTER, COPERTINO and FLORIO, JJ., concur.
619 N.Y.S.2d 635 (Mem), 209 A.D.2d 469
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