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John G. Chipura Blood Drive to honor a life of continuous service

Saturday’s John G. Chipura Blood Drive will honor a man who was an NYPD officer, a United States Marine, a terrorism survivor, and an FDNY firefighter who responded to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, where he was killed at the age of 39.

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Hundreds gather for funeral for FDNY’s Daniel Foley, who died of 9/11-related cancer

Hundreds turned out in the cold for the funeral of FDNY Firefighter Daniel Foley, 46, who died of World Trade Center-related pancreatic cancer last week, reports Mike Kelly for The Journal News. Foley’s elder brother, FDNY Firefighter Thomas J. Foley, was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 at the age of 32. Danny […]

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NYC Firefighter Ronnie Gies achieves his father’s dream of becoming an FDNY lieutenant

FDNY Firefighter Ronnie Gies, Jr. will become a lieutenant today, the rank his father, FDNY Firefighter Ronald Gies, Sr., studied for and would have made had he not been killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.

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    1. Shawn Nassaney 911 Mile Challenge

      September 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - September 11, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
    2. Thomas I. Glasser Memorial Scholarship Fund Easter Egg Fundraiser – Summit, NJ

      March 2 @ 8:00 am - April 11 @ 10:00 pm
    3. Police Officer Nicholas A. Reina needs a kidney

      March 5 @ 8:00 am - May 5 @ 5:00 pm
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      March 16 @ 12:00 pm - March 31 @ 2:00 pm
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      March 29 @ 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm