Monthly Archives: December 2012

FEMA Opens Disaster Recovery Center in Seaport’s Southbridge Towers

By Irene Plagianos DNAinfo Residents and business owners in Lower Manhattan still struggling to get back on their feet after Hurricane Sandy can now get some face time with Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) representatives thanks to its newest disaster recovery center. The agency opened its only Manhattan center last week in the Seaport’s Southbridge […]

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New NYPD cop Erin Coughlin gets badge number of her dad, who died on 9/11

Newly graduated NYPD officer Erin Coughlin, 27, whose father lost his life as a first responder to 9-11, at her graduation at the NYPD Academy graduation ceremony at Barclays Center in Downtown Brooklyn. Pearl Gabel for New York Daily News

By Joe Kemp New York Daily News This new cop wears a true badge of honor. Officer Erin Coughlin was given the shield number of her late father — a veteran NYPD cop killed at the World Trade Center on 9/11 — when she graduated from the Police Academy on Friday along with 1,158 other […]

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USS Arlington Sailors Volunteer for Wreaths across America

By Mass Communication Specialist 1st Class Eric Brown Navy.mil BILOXI, Miss. (NNS) — Beneath the half-masted American flag flying over the Biloxi National Cemetery, five USS Arlington (LPD 24) Sailors joined more than 100 military and civilian volunteers for Wreaths across America Dec. 15. Wreaths across America is a nonprofit organization founded to continue and […]

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