Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Service dog for returning veterans named in honor of FDNY Fire Marshal Ronald Bucca

FDNY Fire Marshal Ronald Bucca dedicated his life to public service, as an FDNY member for 23 years and in the United States Army for 29 years. On September 11, 2001 Fire Marshal Bucca made the supreme sacrifice while rescuing victims trapped inside the World Trade Center. He is the only FDNY Fire Marshal in […]

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Middle Village honors September 11th anniversary

Christopher Barca, Queens Chronicle The “Never Forget” motto still rings true in Middle Village even after all these years. The 14th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks that left 2,753 [sic – 2,749] people dead in Lower Manhattan — and a total of 2,977 [sic – 2,973] people dead, including the attack on the […]

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McConnell: Republican leaders to back extension of Zadroga Act

Tom Brune  Newsday  WASHINGTON – Comedian Jon Stewart’s day on Capitol Hill lobbying lawmakers to extend health benefits for 9/11 emergency workers ended Wednesday with hopes, fatigue and continuing frustration. As Stewart, dressed in a dark blue FDNY T-shirt, drew massive media attention as he and first responders visited lawmakers, key Republican leaders said for the […]

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