Thousands turned out in lower Manhattan on a rainy Sunday morning on September 28 to remember relatives and friends lost on September 11, and to retrace the final steps of Stephen Siller, a firefighter from Brooklyn. Siller, of Squad 1 in Park Slope, was off-duty when he strapped on 60 pounds of gear and walkedRead more..
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Eamonn Coughlan, Ray Flynn and Marcus O’Sullivan dominated middle-distance running in the eighties and early nineties. Paul Gains catches up with the three runners today. ℘℘℘ The images remain even if the passing of two decades has dulled them somewhat — a trio of Irish middle-distance runners racing to victory against the best competition in theRead more..
Sonia’s Silver Ireland brought home only one Olympic medal from the Sydney Games. The country’s hopes for gold were dashed when runner Sonia O’Sullivan narrowly lost the woman’s 5,000 meter race. She accepted the defeat gracefully and was visibly proud of her silver medal. Dolan Does It! Tom Dolan did it again. Following his OlympicRead more..