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NYPD chaplain Luis Serrano, 68, dies of cancer, gives one last blessing

NYPD Chaplain Reverend Dr. Luis F. Serrano, 68, died of pancreatic cancer on October 23, 2016, reports John Annese in the New York Daily News. Shortly before his death, the chaplain, upon noticing a nurse at his hospital was pregnant, insisted on blessing her child.

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Eighteen names added to NYC’s Police Memorial Wall

Eighteen names were added to the Police Memorial Wall in a ceremony today in Battery Park City, Manhattan reports Created in honor of those who lost their lives in the line of duty, the Police Memorial is located at Liberty Street and South End Avenue, and was dedicated on October 20, 1997. The wall along the […]

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No funds to help Pentagon survivors of 9/11 attack

In 2015, after much struggle, Congress extended the James L. Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act which assists ill recovery workers and survivors of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City. But survivors of the terrorist attack on the Pentagon do not have access to the fund. Peggy Fox of WUSA9 tells the […]

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