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Marine Runs Marathon on Treadmill aboard USS New York

Marine Corps 1st Lt. Thomas Heemer, the logistics officer for Combat Logistics Battalion 24, 24th Marine Expeditionary Unit, poses with his Marine Corps Marathon bib on “Broadway,” a passageway aboard the USS New York, Oct. 26, 2014. Courtesy photo

By Marine Corps 1st Lt. Joshua Larson American Forces Press Service ABOARD USS NEW YORK AT SEA – He was perhaps the very first finisher of the 39th Marine Corps Marathon, but he didn’t finish anywhere near Arlington, Virginia. Instead, he finished at sea aboard the USS New York — on a treadmill. Marine Corps 1st […]

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NYPD Inspector James Guida dies from 9/11-related cancer

NYPD Inspector James Guida

By Shawn Cohen New York Post NYPD Inspector James Guida died Friday at age 57 after suffering through years of pain from 9/11-related cancer – and his grieving sister responded with an emotional plea. “I want the world to know about the 9/11 heroes that are being forgotten,” his sister Elizabeth Piazza told the Post, […]

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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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