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NYPD chaplain Luis Serrano, 68, dies of cancer, gives one last blessing

NYPD Chaplain Reverend Dr. Luis F. Serrano, 68, died of pancreatic cancer on October 23, 2016, reports John Annese in the New York Daily News. Shortly before his death, the chaplain, upon noticing a nurse at his hospital was pregnant, insisted on blessing her child.

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Eighteen names added to NYC’s Police Memorial Wall

Eighteen names were added to the Police Memorial Wall in a ceremony today in Battery Park City, Manhattan reports Created in honor of those who lost their lives in the line of duty, the Police Memorial is located at Liberty Street and South End Avenue, and was dedicated on October 20, 1997. The wall along the […]

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Daughter of FDNY Lieutenant killed in 9/11 attacks surprised by dream college during speech

Daniella Giammona, who lost her father, FDNY Lieutenant Vincent Giammona, in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was speaking at the annual gala for Answer the Call, the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund, when she discovered she was accepted to her top-choice college, reported Inside Edition. A representative from Quinnipiac University told […]

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