Category Archives: 9/11 Community

NY governor pardons 9/11 recovery worker facing deportation

New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo granted clemency to Carlos Cardona who worked in the recovery effort at the World Trade Center after the 9/11 terrorist attacks and who was facing deportation to his native Colombia reports Stefan Becket for CBS News. The pardon does not guarantee that Mr. Cardona will be allowed to remain in this […]

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Gay officers organization to posthumously honor Police Officer Michael Hance, who danced in Pride Parade

Gay Officers Action League (GOAL) will posthumously honor NYPD Officer Michael Hance, who died of World Trade Center-related cancer in March of this year, writes Ciara McCarthy in the Tribeca Patch. Officer Hance, who was 44, made a sensation dancing while guarding the New York City gay pride parade in 2015. Officers from GOAL raised money for Officer Hance’s […]

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JFK Airport wins PAPD Madness basketball tourney title honoring P.O. Stephen Huczko and P.O. Thomas Gorman, PAPD

In the 8th annual PAPD Madness basketball tournament, honoring PAPD Officers P.O. Thomas Gorman and P.O. Stephen Huczko, the JFK Airport team won, reported the Staten Island Advance Sports Desk. Fifteen teams from the Port Authority Police Department participated in the tournament.After losing the opening round, the JFK players, Sgt. Sean Dale, Officers Aaron Dellions, Jeff Leiter, Kevin Leiter, […]

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