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Winner of Queens Round of the Daily News 5 Alarm Cookoff Serves a Good Cause

By Frank Green New York Daily News The new king of Queens can not only cook — he’s generous with his winnings, too. Jing Kong beat the field of firefighters and paramedics at the borough’s round of the Daily News 5 Alarm Cookoff, held Saturday in Long Island City. Kong competed as a lieutenant in the […]

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Dozen cops who died from 9/11-related illnesses have names added to the NYPD Memorial Wall 

 Two-year-old twins, Max and Owen Cioffi, are held up near their father's name Lt. Steven Cioffi. Susan Watts/New York Daily News

By Barry Paddock New York Daily News The names of a dozen cops who succumbed to 9/11-related illnesses — including two who died several years ago — were added Friday to the NYPD Memorial Wall in Battery Park City. “It was bittersweet,” said Delores Weiner, 57, a retired NYPD detective whose brother, Detective Thomas Weiner died […]

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Cancer victims face October 14 deadline to register for 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund 

Announcement from VCF.gov NEW YORK- September 11th responders and survivors who were diagnosed with certain cancers prior to October 12, 2012 must register for the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund by October 14, 2014 or become ineligible for the program’s benefits. To raise awareness of the crucial deadline, Representatives Carolyn B. Maloney (NY-12) and Jerrold Nadler […]

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