Princeton World Trade Center beam finally finds a permanent home

Controversy over the future home of a piece of steel from the World Trade Center acquired for a September 11 memorial in Princeton, NJ has ended with the decision that the steel will be housed outside St. Paul’s Church in Princeton writes Philip Sean Curran of Central

The issue was hotly debated because the 10-foot steel beam had a cross-shaped hole cut out of it, which offended the American Atheists.

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“See Something, Send Something” app

Now reporting something suspicious is easier than ever with NYC’s new See Something, Send Something app.

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NYPD, FDNY heroes team up for hurricane rescue

One of NYC’s Task Force 1 Urban Search and Rescue teams, made up of FDNY firefighters and NYPD officers, saved a North Carolina family from the floodwaters of Hurricane Matthew this week, report Tom Wilson and Daniel Prendergast in the NY Post.

The unit consists of four boat crews and 45 members of the NYPD and FDNY. They have deployed to many disasters, including Hurricane Sandy and the flood in New Orleans and the earthquake in Haiti.

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