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A Win For Heroes

9/11 Bill Passes the Senate. ℘℘℘ New Yorkers were sweating through a brutal heat wave at the end of July 2019 when grim news began circulating, from Briggs Avenue in the Bronx and East 111th Street in Harlem to the quieter suburbs of Westchester County and the historically Irish enclaves in Long Island and theRead more..

Pete Hayden Named New FDNY Chief

Pete Hayden, a career veteran, was named Chief of the Fire Department of New York City by Mayor Bloomberg in July. Hayden, who has been with the FDNY for 35 years, was one of the principal officers in charge on September 11. An early decision he made to move the command post out of theRead more..

Rescue Me Star Donates Command Center to FDNY

Denis Leary, who stars as a firefighter in the new TV series Rescue Me (Fox Network), is more than just an actor playing a role, he takes his commitment to public safety seriously. In 2000, the actor founded The Leary Firefighter Foundation in response to the Worcester, Massachusetts fire tragedy, which took the life ofRead more..

9/11 Memorial Planned for Irish Catskills

After losing Michael, his firefighter son, on September 11, 2001, Jack Lynch felt a responsibility to ensure that the day’s events be remembered appropriately. An executive board member on the Coalition of 9/11 Families, Lynch is helping to establish a 9/11 memorial planned for construction in East Durham, about 140 miles north of New YorkRead more..