In 2012, firefighters at Engine 54, Ladder 4 in Midtown found a Purple Heart at their 9/11 memorial. None of them saw the medal’s owner leave it. Now, thanks to Purple Hearts Reunited, the firefighters have a chance to thank Charles Wayne (C.W.) O’Brien in person. O’Brien was awarded a Purple Heart after a roadside bomb struck […]
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FDNY firefighter tracks down Kansas man who left his Purple Heart at firehouse because he was inspired by City’s recovery from 9/11
Roughly 1,000 union construction workers joined politicians and developers at a topping-out ceremony marking the completion of concrete construction for the new 3 World Trade Center. Those present signed the last bucket of concrete used and put a US flag on it that was used in the topping-out ceremonies of 7 World Trade Center and 4 World […]
The Bernardsville News reported that the 11th annual Kevin J Hannaford, Sr. Swim Challenge will take place on Sunday, July 17, 2016 at the Bernardsville Municipal Pool. To register by Friday, July 1,or to learn more about the Foundation, please click here.