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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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Wayne teen wins award named for 9/11 victim

By Shawn Boburg The Record WAYNE — Kathleen Hopkins, a Wayne Valley High School graduate, has received the $4,000 Paul Acquaviva Scholar-Athlete Memorial Award. The scholarship, in memory of 9/11 victim Paul Acquaviva, was the 13th given annually to a senior who excels in both academics and athletics. Hopkins, a co-valedictorian at Wayne Valley, played […]

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Good Times, Good Memories Punctuate Egan 5-K Run/Walk

Kerry & Sean Egan

By Stephen Hart Staten Island Advance Family, friends and competitive runners gathered on Sunday, June 1, for the eighth annual Capt. Martin J. Egan Jr. 5-K Memorial Run/Walk in Midland Beach. Egan was only 36 when the father of two was killed on September 11, 2001, when he responded to the attack on the World […]

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