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USS New York marks September 11 getting ready to help Florida in wake of Irma

Five U.S. Navy ships, USS New York, USS Iwo Jima, USS Abraham Lincoln, USS Farragut and USS San Jacinto, spent the anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 heading to Florida to assist communities ravaged by Hurricane Irma, reported Carol Rosenberg for the Miami Herald. USS New York bears 7 tons of World Trade Center steel in her […]

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9/11 hero helping Harvey victims saw devastation firsthand

Sean Johnson, a firefighter with the FDNY’s Incident Management Team, is one of a group of  city firefighters, police officers and EMTs who traveled to Texas to assist Hurricane Harvey victims. Sara Dorn of the NY Post interviewed him about what he saw. Johnson spoke of some areas inaccessible by vehicle or train, where rescuers come in […]

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Red Cross workers, retired FDNY members head to Texas areas hit hardest by Harvey with supplies

New York City Red Cross workers and FDNY firefighters are headed to flood-ravaged Texas with emergency supplies, reports Edgar Sandoval in New York Daily News. The FDNY’s DART team (DART is an acronym for “disaster assistance response team”) are driving box trucks to areas hit by Hurricane Harvey, where they will stay for two weeks. “I’m […]

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    1. Art Exhibit “Bravery and Sacrifice: NYPD Heroes 9/11 and Beyond”

      September 8 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
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