Category Archives: Family Foundation Events

Jennifer Kane Scholarship and Charitable Trust: Her spirit lives on

By Rich Harbert Old Colony Memorial PLYMOUTH, MA – Nearly 13 years have passed since Jennifer Kane died in the attacks on the World Trade Center, but her spirit lives on through the generosity of family, friends and complete strangers. More than $1.1 million has been raised in memory of the West Plymouth native since September […]

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Firefighter receives Christopher Blackwell Dedication to Service Award

By Steve Coulter Ridgefield Press Ridgefield firefighter Lt. Rom Duckworth remembers first meeting fellow firefighter Christopher Blackwell at the beginning of his career in 1990. He remembers getting the call to go down to Ground Zero on September 11, 2001 and he remembers the gradual realization that his comrade, who worked for the Fire Department […]

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Annual Santora Scholarship Fund Honors Students

Firefighter Christopher Santora Educational Scholarship Fund honoree Katherine DeCrescenzo with Alexander and Maureen Santora.

By Jason D. Antos Western Queens Gazette On June 13, the 13th Annual Firefighter Christopher Santora Educational Scholarship Fund dinner dance was held at Riccardo’s by the Bridge in Astoria. The program provides more than $60,000 in scholarships each year to firefighters and public school students who seek higher education. Santora’s parents Alexander and Maureen […]

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