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FDNY TO ADD DRONES TO ITS FIREFIGHTING EQUIPMENT

The New York Times reported on the Fire Department of New York’s (FDNY) move to add unmanned aircraft vehicles, commonly called drones, to its arsenal. “It’s more situational awareness of what’s going on at the scene,” Michael Wall, who is assigned to the FDNY’s Command Tactical Unit, told reporters. “It’s another view.” Officials said they […]

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Here is information about an event that NYCOSH and Mount Sinai Clinical Center of Excellence is co-hosting this September Friday, 9th.

It is a half day conference beginning at 9AM to 1PM at UFT Headquarters 52 Broadway, New York NY. Pre-registration is helpful but walk-ins will be welcome and encouraged! It is open to the public and specifically aimed at 9/11 responders and survivors who need information on the WTC Health Program, Victim Compensation Fund, or […]

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9/11 Remembrance underscores value of service, sacrifice and love

NYPD Leaders Bratton and O’Neill Among the Speakers By Francesca Norsen Tate Brooklyn Daily Eagle Sacrifice, service and love were the recurring themes discussed at Borough Hall’s second annual 9/11 Remembrance Service that Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams hosted on Tuesday, Sept. 6. Rabbi Joseph Potasnik, FDNY chaplain; Dr. Rabbi Alvin Kass, NYPD chief chaplain; […]

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FDNY fighting mattress fire in New Brighton

By Maura Grunlund | grunlund@siadvance.com Email the author | Follow on Twitter on September 07, 2016 at 8:42 AM, updated September 07, 2016 at 11:44 AM Update: The fire was brought under control, according to an FDNY post on Twitter made at 8:32 a.m. STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The FDNY is fighting a mattress fire […]

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As Towers Burned, a Hero in Red Bandanna Saved Lives

By Elizabeth Armstrong Moore,  Newser Staff (NEWSER) – His father gave him a red bandanna when he was 6, and Welles Crowther carried one every day after, tucked in his back pocket or, when playing lacrosse or hockey, under his helmet. And so it was on Sept. 11, 2001, when the 24-year-old Boston College graduate—an […]

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