Eyewitness News BROOKLYN (WABC) — A new class of Probationary Firefighters graduated today in New York City. Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano presided over the ceremony for 242 men and women. The new class is the most diverse in the Fire Department’s history with 62 percent of its members identifying as minorities […]
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By Nigel Chiwaya DNAInfo INWOOD — A relative of a firefighter killed on 9/11 decried the recent vandalism of an Inwood September 11 memorial, calling the Thanksgiving night spray-paint attack “disturbing.” The brother-in-law of FDNY Lt. Joseph Leavey, who was killed in the terror attacks and had an honorary stone in the defaced Good Shepherd […]
The Journal News has posted an interview with Kevin Villa, son of EMT Yamel Merino, who was killed helping others on September 11, 2001.