Monthly Archives: June 2013

Ailing NY Toddler has the Heart of a Champ, Wowing Doctors and Family

Jack Michael Foley points to image of his uncle, FF Michael Kiefer at Wall of Remembrance in Coney Island. Kiefer died on 9/11 — and  Jack’s middle name is Michael in his honor.

By Heidi Evans New York Daily News Two-year-old Jack Michael Foley is all heart. The feisty red-headed boy — who loves to play baseball with his dad and can wink at girls on command — was born with only half a heart. But that hasn’t stopped the Long Island toddler — nicknamed Super Jack — […]

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WTC picnic commemorates 9/11 responders on Long Island

By Amy Onorato Newsday For several days after 9/11, construction worker John Feal, of Nesconset, worked to clean up the wreckage at ground zero. His efforts left him with several injuries, one that eventually led to the removal of half of his left foot after a piece of steel crushed it. Twelve years later, Feal […]

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Carl Bini Fund Donates $7,000 To Keep SI Youth Basketball League Running

NY1 The Carl Bini Fund donated more than $7,000 to keep the Staten Island Youth Basketball League running after Nike withdrew its funding. The league has been around for 17 years and attracts more than 400 kids every summer. To see a video about the donation, please click here.

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