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Terror attack survivors urge public to fight terrorism

Survivors Against Terror, a British group of survivors of terrorism and families of those killed by terrorism, have released a plan to fight terrorism and stand up to hatred, reports BBC News. Before the first anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing, 41 members of the group released an open letter offering a five-item plan. Signatories […]

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Lawrence Cedarhurst Fire Department remembers FDNY Firefighter Kevin M. O’Rourke

The Lawrence-Cedarhurst Fire Department on Long Island dedicated a monument and street sign in honor of Firefighter Kevin M. O’Rourke on May 6, 2018. FF O’Rourke was killed in the line of duty during the terrorist attacks of 9/11 with his company, Rescue 2 of the FDNY, reports the Long Island Herald. Being rescued by a […]

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After 9/11, a career commitment to aviation security

Jeanne Olivier worked for the Port Authority of NY & NJ for 34 years, survived the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and lost colleagues to the attack. Joe Iorio of PANYNJ PORTfolio writes about how the attacks galvanized her to work in aviation security in order to prevent such a tragedy […]

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    1. Warning – Scammers are pretending to be calling from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

      April 10 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
    2. Drink a beer to honor FF Terence Lorino and help sick children

      May 22 @ 12:00 am - May 29 @ 11:59 pm
    3. FDNY Handball Tournament to benefit EMS Health Fund

      May 26 @ 10:30 am - 5:00 pm
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      May 28 @ 7:30 am - 8:30 am
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