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U.S. Air Force Honors FDNY Hero

FDNY The U.S. Air Force presented the FDNY and family of Chief of Department Peter Ganci, who was killed on September 11, with memorabilia from the Transit Center at Manas in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan, informally named Ganci Air Base, on Apr. 3 at the FDNY Fire Academy. ‚ÄúThis is a truly special ceremony and it speaks […]

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700 people race up 4 World Trade Center’s 72 flights of stairs for cancer fundraiser

The PAPD team with NY Giants kicker Steve Rutherford pose before the climb. Nicole Lynn Pesce, NY Daily News

By Nicole Lyn Pesce New York Daily News These fundraisers are on top of the world. More than 700 people raced up the first-ever stair climb at 4 World Trade Center on Thursday night to benefit the Damon Runyon Cancer Research Foundation. Vertical marathoners ages 14 to 71 from all five boroughs and 15 states […]

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Terror on Trial: What 9/11 Families Learned in Court

By Phil Hirschkorn Huffington Post During the trial of al Qaeda spokesman Suleiman Abu Ghaith in Manhattan federal court that ended last week, a special group spectators went largely unnoticed. They sat in the second row just twenty feet behind the defendant. “This man is evil from his head down to his toes,” said Rosemary […]

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