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8 PAPD Officers honored for disarming and capturing the December 11, 2017 subway bomber

Our friends at the Port Authority Benevolent Association just announced that New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office will award eight members of the Port Authority Police Department a Certificate of Exceptional Valor for apprehending and disarming the December 11, 2017, New York City Subway bomber. The officers are, front row, left to right: P.O. […]

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Retired FDNY firefighter John Elges dies from 9/11-related cancer

Retired FDNY Firefighter John Elges has died of World Trade Center-related brain and neck cancer at the age of 60. The disease metastasized to his lungs. Elges began his career with the FDNY in 1985, was highly decorated during his career, and ended it as a member of Ladder 134 in 2009. He spent 10 […]

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Assistance in the storm: FDNY and NYPD help in evacuations at Florence-ravaged North Carolina

Urban Search and Rescue New York Task Force, a nearly-hundred strong unit of NYPD and FDNY members are evacuating special needs residents of North Carolina from the floods of Hurricane Florence. The team, which includes September 11th family members, is currently in River Bend, NC, bearing eight boats and six trained dogs. They have responded to […]

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    1. FDNY Firefighter Andrew Dipadova needs blood and platelets

      September 3 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
    2. 9/11 widow Lisa Luckett to appear on “Conversations with Joan”

      September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    3. Plaque Ceremony for FDNY Deputy Chief Michael J. Fahy, Battalion 19

      September 27 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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      September 27 @ 7:00 pm
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      September 29 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm