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Hundreds gather in New Dorp for vigil honoring NYPD officers killed in the line of duty

People hold candles during a community vigil in front of the 122 Precinct stationhouse to remember the 813 NYPD officers killed in the line of duty.(Staten Island Advance/Bill Lyons)

By Ryan Lavis Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Retired detective Thomas Kosnik had only one reason for attending a vigil Thursday that honored NYPD officers killed in the line of duty: he wanted to keep the memory alive of his slain colleagues, Det. James Nemorin, and Det. Rodney Andrews, who were executed on […]

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Patrick Murphy, 51

Patrick Murphy, 51

Staten Island Advance Former Staten Islander Patrick P. Murphy, 51, a retired NYPD sergeant and 9/11 responder who will be remembered as a loving family man, died Wednesday in Bellevue Hospice, Manhattan, after a long illness. Born and raised in Great Kills, Mr. Murphy lived in Westerleigh until 2009, when he relocated to Brooklyn. He […]

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Daughter of 9/11 hero awarded scholarship

Queens Chronicle A Howard Beach teenager is one of fewer than two dozen winners of a national scholarship awarded to children of law enforcement and firefighters who were killed or injured in the line of duty. The National Law Enforcement & Firefighters Children’s Foundation announced Taylor Moss of Howard Beach as a recipient of the […]

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