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UWS Water Main Break Floods Broadway: Witness, FDNY

City Councilman Mark Levine announced that city agencies would make sure the flood does not freeze over. By Brendan Krisel, Patch National Staff | Jan 31, 2019 10:13 am ET | Updated Jan 31, 2019 1:30 pm ET UPPER WEST SIDE, NY — A Thursday morning water main break flooded a stretch of Broadway on the Upper West Side during the […]

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Catherine Lohan, one of the first women to become an FDNY firefighter, dies at 68

By GINGER ADAMS OTIS , THOMAS TRACY  and JOHN ANNESE | NEW YORK DAILY NEWS | JAN 30, 2019 | 7:20 PM    After a historic lawsuit brought by Brenda Berkman (lower left front row, in Engine 47 hat), 41 women joined the all-male Fire Department. Among them was Cathy Lohan (pink sweater on Berkman’s left), who died Tuesday at 68. (Obtained by the […]

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Taxpayers are on the hook for de Blasio’s FDNY diversity push

What happens when a biased federal judge, who couldn’t care less about taxpayers, teams up with an ideologically driven mayor? Jane and Joe New Yorker pay through the nose. That’s what’s still happening with Mayor Bill de Blasio’s settlement of a 2007 lawsuit claiming FDNY entrance exams discriminated against minorities. As The Post reported Sunday, Mark […]

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