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Denise Henick: Staten Island native’s charity outreach knows no end

Denise Henick is director of administration and the charitable fund of Stop and Stor on Staten Island and has given millions to worthy causes. She has been named NY1’s New Yorker of the Week by the channel, writes Pat Kiernan for NY1. Ms. Henick lost her father when she was only 10, and lost her brother, […]

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East Rockaway students awarded for 9/11-themed essays in Andrew Stern Memorial Contest

Three students from the East Rockaway School District have won the 2018 Andrew Stern Memorial Essay Contest, reports Mike Smollins in the Long Island Herald. The Andrew Stern Memorial Essay Contest honors Andrew Stern, who was an alumnus of East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School. He was killed in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001 while working […]

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‘My husband saved lives, I took a life,’ 9/11 widow weeps at fatal-crash sentencing

Lisa Martini was sentenced to five years’ probation after pleading guilty to vehicular manslaughter. She was driving under the influence of marijuana and struck and killed a cyclist in 2016, reports Frank Donnelly in the Staten Island Advance. Martini expressed tremendous regret for the death of Stanley Marshall, 59. Her husband, FDNY Lt. Paul R. Martini, […]

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