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Beloved Fire Department Chaplain Who Died on 9/11 Honored with Annual Walk: ‘He Helped Me Understand Life Was Worth Living’

BY DIANE HERBST @DianeHerbst 08/29/2016 AT 03:45 PM EDT In 1986, NYPD Detective Steven McDonald was shot and left paralyzed from the neck down. While he was in the hospital, he received a visit from Father Mychal Judge, who kneeled beside him and prayed in his ear.”And I felt so close to God,” McDonald tells […]

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Special 9/11 Sunset Ceremony in Glen Cove

  The service will honor the four individuals from Glen Cove who lost their lives on this tragic day 15 years ago. The City of Glen Cove will hold a special sunset ceremony on Sunday, Sept. 11 in honor of the 15th anniversary of that tragic day. The community will remember the 2,997 people whose […]

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CNBC’s “Ground Zero Rising: Freedom vs. Fear” Premieres on Thursday, September 1st at 10pm ET

ONE-HOUR ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY REPORTED BY CNBC’S JIM CRAMER CNBC ORIGINAL DOCUMENTARY GIVES AN UNPRECEDENTED LOOK INSIDE THE REDEVELOPMENT OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., August 29, 2016 – As the fifteenth anniversary of 9/11 approaches, the World Trade Center has emerged as a place reborn. It is the sacred ground where more than […]

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FDNY Lt. Brian Colleluori Receives Top Valor Award

August 29, 2016 — Lt. Brian J. Colleluori, FDNY Ladder Co. 174, has been selected to receive the top 2015Firehouse Magazine Michael O. McNamee Award of Valor. Firehouse Editor-in-Chief Tim Sendelbach will present the award to Lt. Colleluori during the Oct. 20 opening ceremonies of Firehouse Expo in Nashville. Colleluori is recognized for his actions […]

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Chuck Schumer Wants Congress to Create Voluntary Health Registry that Tracks Firefighters with Cancer

NY Daily News – August 30, 2016 by Ginger Adams Otis Sen. Charles Schumer wants to create a national health registry to track cancer among firefighters. The registry, the first of its type ever proposed, would help doctors track and treat firefighters battling cancer, Schumer said Sunday at a Manhattan press conference. Numerous studies have […]

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