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9/11 EMT fighting cancer gets help to move around

FDNY EMT Sal Turturici, who suffers from World Trade Center-related liver cancer, has received a new motorized wheelchair from the Ray Pfeifer Foundation, reports Amanda Farinacci for NY1. Turturici was a rookie EMT at the time of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The four-month-old Ray Pfeifer Foundation honors FDNY Firefighter Ray Pfeifer, who tirelessly worked to reinstate the Zadroga […]

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9/11 cop accuses Clarkstown schools of retaliation after reporting co-worker’s advances toward student

Carlos Martinez, a retired NYPD officer who became a Clarkstown North High School security guard, is suing the school district and some officials for retaliation he experience after reporting a co-worker’s sexual misconduct toward a student and a cafeteria worker at the school, reports Kimberly Redmond in LoHud.com. Martinez claims that after reporting the incidents, he was transferred […]

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NYPD expanding 9/11 memorial wall for officer deaths attributed to site-related illnesses

One Police Plaza will add a new memorial plaque to their Hall of Heroes in Manhattan to accommodate the ever-rising list of NYPD officers dying from illnesses attributed to their work at the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks of  September 11, 2001, reports Anthony M. DeStefano in AM New York. The current tablet only can […]

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