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Street Renamed for Police Officer Who Died from 9/11-Related Cancer

Katie Honan, DNAInfo  ELMHURST — A street corner was renamed for a police officer who died several years ago from cancer he contracted while working on rescue efforts after the 9/11 attacks, according to family and police officials. Police Officer Robert Ehmer joined the NYPD in 1985 and spent most of his 20 years with the […]

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Staten Island woman inspired by her mother, who died on September 11, opens a dance studio

Krystal Tabeek, owner of Studio 11, and students.Staten Island Advance/Anthony DePrimo

By Tracey Porpora Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Joann Tabeek always encouraged her daughter, Krystal, to follow her dreams. She was especially supportive of her daughter’s interest in dance, which eventually led to the young dancer’s participation in competitive dance for 15 years. But Joann never got to see her teen-age daughter shine on […]

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Winner of Queens Round of the Daily News 5 Alarm Cookoff Serves a Good Cause

By Frank Green New York Daily News The new king of Queens can not only cook — he’s generous with his winnings, too. Jing Kong beat the field of firefighters and paramedics at the borough’s round of the Daily News 5 Alarm Cookoff, held Saturday in Long Island City. Kong competed as a lieutenant in the […]

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