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Former FDNY instructor in Summerville sheds tears recalling 9/11 attacks

Jenna-Ley Harrison jharrison@journalscene.com @jlharrison_news Jenna-Ley Harrison/Journal Scene A former FDNY/EMS instructor, Summerville resident Johan Zamoscianyk wears his old department-issued uniform and lanyard with a photo of deceased co-worker Carlos Lillo. He said Lillo died while responding to the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center. A decade and a half after terrorists […]

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Cuomo Signs Bill That Gives New FDNY Firefighters the Same Disability Benefits as Older Ones

By NY1 News Updated Thursday, September 8, 2016 at 09:18 PM EDT Standing just a few blocks from the World Trade Center site, Governor Andrew Cuomo addressed a roomful of hundreds of firefighters Thursday, praising them for their bravery and citing the heroism of those who rushed toward the burning towers. “They knew exactly where […]

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Franklin Square woman honoring brother who died on 9/11

posted September 7, 2016 In addition to being a New York City Firefighter, Michael Kiefer was also a Long Beach lifeguard. COURTESY KIEFER FAMILY Kerri displayed 343 American flags in her front yard in honor of the firefighters who were killed on 9/11. CHRISTINA DALY/HERALD By Steve Smirti On Sept. 9, 2001, Franklin Square resident […]

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A Personal Story From A former New York fire dispatcher of memories of 9/11 that are etched forever in His Heart. A Must Read.

John Lightsey reported for duty at central dispatch for the New York City Fire Department at 7 a.m. on Sept. 11, 2001. He didn’t go home for four days. Fifteen years later, Lightsey still beats himself up over the fact that he dispatched to the World Trade Center that day some of his firefighter friends […]

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#RideHVMC Freeman Racing Ducati To Run FDNY Tribute Livery for 9/11 Race (Images)

016-09-08 10:49 #RideHVMC Freeman Racing Ducati approaches the season finale MotoAmerica races at New Jersey Motorsports Park this coming weekend from a perspective of respect, honor, and remembrance. This Sunday marks the fifteenth anniversary of the September 11th tragedies. To pay tribute to the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for our […]

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