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‘They didn’t all die on 9/11’

Art Schwartz, Hudson Reporter A plaque to a hero went up in the North Hudson Regional Fire and Rescue Firehouse on 16th Street in Union City on Saturday, Aug. 23. The plaque honors retired Battalion Chief Robert Agostini, who died on Aug. 20, 2013 from conditions sustained while working at ground zero after the terror attacks […]

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Beloved NYPD sergeant suffering from Stage 4 lung cancer succumbs to his illness

Thomas Tracy, New York Daily News An NYPD sergeant suffering from Stage 4 lung cancer family members claim he contracted while working at Ground Zero has died, authorities said Saturday. Sgt. Paul Ferrara, who’s [sic] last posting was the 110th Precinct in Elmhurst, succumbed to his illness on Friday. “Our thoughts & prayers are with […]

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St. Joseph by-the-Sea’s Emily Aiello wins annual Robert Curatolo scholarship

By Charlie De Biase Jr Staten Island Advance Emily Aiello could have taken the easy way out in acknowledging her hero. In fact, she gave her opinion on what the general belief of a hero is in a touching essay she recently wrote. “Most people might describe their hero as someone who flies around in […]

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