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General Contractor, Home Owners, Plumber Face Manslaughter Charges in Connection to 2015’S Deadly East Village Explosion

NY Daily News – February 12, 2016 by Shayna Jacobs, Stephen Rex Brown They wanted to save money on gas — and it wound up costing two lives. Five people were charged Thursday with rigging an elaborate gas delivery system in an East Village building, causing a massive explosion last March that killed two people […]

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Burned Firefighter Released from Hospital as Fellow Bravest Applaud

SI Advance – February 04, 2016 by Nicholas Woodman STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Firefighter Lawrence Wasser, 23, who suffered severe burns to his hands fighting a three-alarm blaze in Huguenot on Monday, has been released from the Staten Island University Hospital Burn Unit. Wasser, a New Springville resident and propartionary firefighter who graduated from the […]

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FDNY Rescues Injured Man from Car in the Water

SI Advance – February 03, 2016 by Maura Grunlund STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The FDNY has removed a man after a car that careened into the water in a swampy, wooded area off of Arthur Kill Road on Tuesday morning. The address supplied by authorities, 1297 Arthur Kill Road, is the same as for the […]

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Father of Fallen 9/11 First Responder James Zadroga Urges Lawmakers to Extend Bill That Compensates Ground Zero Workers

NY Daily News – September 04, 2015 by Rich Schapiro The father of James Zadroga delivered a stern message Thursday to any Washington politicians unwilling to extend the landmark bill named after his fallen 9/11 first-responder son. With more than two dozen ailing cops and firefighters looking on, Joe Zadroga said he will gladly describe […]

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