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World Trade Center stair climb will benefit wounded veterans

Verena Dobnik  Associated Press The first stair-climb benefit will be held at One World Trade Center in May to raise money for military veterans, two foundations formed after the 9/11 attacks announced Monday. The announcement by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the Captain Billy Burke Foundation was made at Burke’s firehouse, Engine […]

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Jersey City native gets Robert David Peraza Annual Rugby Scholarship

Yueh Ho The Jersey Journal  Jersey City resident Eamonn Matthews always dreamed of being the star player on a collegiate team. During his childhood, he would often picture himself as the star quarterback or a stud baseball player. But in eighth grade, he gave rugby a shot and fell in love with the sport. Matthews […]

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2 non-profits collecting donations to assist families displaced by Rossville fire

Mira Wassef Staten Island Advance STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Two local charities are asking Staten Islanders to assist the families displaced by the four-alarm fire that ripped through townhouses in Rossville Monday afternoon. The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund has created a Rossville fire fund with the hopes of raising $10,000 to help the six […]

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