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Pfeifer’s legacy helping 9/11 rescuers deal with Ground Zero’s lingering damage

Ray Pfeifer, a retired FDNY firefighter who fought hard for benefits for sick recovery workers before his untimely death from World Trade Center-related brain cancer, lives on in a foundation named for him that continues his work. One of the Ray Pfeifer Foundation‘s recent deeds that Ray would have liked was replacing Paul Greco’s heavy […]

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From the despair of 9/11, a haven for grief support grows in Red Bank

Sheila Martello, who lost her husband Jimmy in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, founded Stephy’s Place, a center where the bereaved can find comfort and support. Stephy’s Place offers 27 different bereavement support groups, all free. “I will do anything that I can for Stephy’s Place,” Lori Jarck, who lost her 16-year-old son […]

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Video from Common Ground program

Video from our friends at Common Ground can be seen here.

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    1. FDNY Firefighter Andrew Dipadova needs blood and platelets

      September 3 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
    2. CancerCare Walk/Run for Hope, NJ

      September 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
    3. Captain Gerald F. DeConto, USN, Memorial Scholarship 5-K — Sandwich, MA

      September 23 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
    4. 9/11 widow Lisa Luckett to appear on “Conversations with Joan”

      September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    5. Fred Gabler Helping Hand Camp Fund’s Theatre Fundraiser – “Pretty Woman”

      September 27 @ 7:00 pm