Category Archives: Family Foundations

Andrew Stern Memorial Essay Contest winners celebrated in East Rockaway

This year’s winners of the Andrew Stern Memorial Essay Contest have been announced, reports Michael Smollins in the Long Island Herald. Andrew Stern graduated from the East Rockaway Junior-Senior High School. He was killed at the age of 41 during the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks while working at Cantor Fitzgerald Securities. Approximately 500 students submitted […]

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The ‘who’s who’ came out to support Bini Winter Bash

The Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund‘s third annual Bini Winter Bash was a success last week, with almost 400 attendees, reported Carol Ann Benanti in the Staten Island Advance. The Fund’s newest project is Carl’s House, a community resource center for addicts and their families. Services at Carl’s House are free. Carl Vincent Bini, firefighter with the FDNY’s […]

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Injured Stark County veteran gets ‘smart’ home for the holidays

Sgt. Joshua Stahl,  who lost both legs while serving in Afghanistan in 2011, now has a new customized “smart” home donated by the FF Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation, reports Jessica Holbrook in the Canton Rep. Santa Claus, an honor guard, and family and friends were on hand to celebrate with the Stahl family. Stahl is a […]

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