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FDNY lieutenant gets new home after Sandy destroyed family’s old home

By Lisa Mateo WPIX STATEN ISLAND (PIX11) – A New York City firefighter and his wife will carry their second child into a brand new home thanks to volunteers who helped them rebuild after Hurricane Sandy destroyed their Staten Island residence. FDNY Lt. Chris Kotula, his wife Carolyn and their 2-year-old daughter Caelyn will see their […]

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Father Mychal Judge Receives Inaugural St. Francis of Assisi Spiritus Paenitentiae Award

Andrew J. Reitz, OFM Pastor, holds award honoring FDNY Chaplain Father Mychal Judge

FDNY FDNY Chaplain Father Mychal Judge, who was killed on 9/11, was named an inaugural recipient of the St. Francis of Assisi Spiritus Paenitentiae (Spirit of Penance) Award in October. Andrew J. Reitz, OFM Pastor and Guardian of Saint Francis of Assisi, holds the award.

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Photo of Postcards Memorial at the height of Hurricane Sandy and today 

On this second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, see a “then and now” interactive photograph of the Postcards Memorial, shown at the height of the storm and now, by clicking here. A number of pictures of Staten Island during and after the storm are displayed within the link. Postcards honors the 274 Staten Island victims of […]

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