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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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Emmas take the essay-writing prizes in the Andrew Stern Memorial Essay Contest

Brendan Murray Long Island Herald Each year, students from the East Rockaway School District compete in the Andrew Stern Memorial Essay Contest, in memory of Stern, an East Rockaway resident and alumnus who lost his life in the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001. This year’s winners displayed a fitting, if accidental, tribute to him. […]

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Blood drive March 7 to honor heroic firefighter killed in September 11 terrorist attacks

Ann Marie Barron Staten Island Advance  Firefighter John G. Chipura died a hero on September 11, 2001. Now, Staten Islanders are asked to do something heroic in his memory: Donate blood. A blood drive will be held Saturday, March 7, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the gymnasium of Our Lady Help of Christians […]

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