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Senate passes Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

From The Friendswood Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hailing it as a victory in the fight against terrorism, the 9/11 Families United for Justice Against Terrorism praised unanimous Senate passage of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA S.1535/H.R.3143) and thanked Senate cosponsor Senator John Cornyn (R-TX). The bill has enjoyed broad bipartisan support in both […]

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Charleston Resident Turns Home into Winter Wonderland to Help Children Fight Cancer

Children admire DiMartino's display. Photo NY1

By Aaron Dickens NY1 Staten Island resident Joe DiMartino has turned his house into a winter wonderland to help children fight cancer.Every year he puts up dozens of Christmas displays at this home during the holiday season. DiMartino started the project 11 years ago after his wife [Debra Ann DiMartino, 36, who worked at Keefe, […]

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Families of fallen police officers and firefighters get a special Thanksgiving treat at annual breakfast in Bryant Park  

By Lisa L. Colangelo New York Daily News  The Bryant Park Grill will be transformed into a holiday wonderland on Thanksgiving morning for the children of fallen and disabled firefighters and law enforcement officers. Family members will get a front row seat to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade while munching on goodies at the 14th […]

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