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  • Post-Sandy Toy Drive For FDNY Families

    More than 600 members of the New York Fire Department were devastated by Hurricane Sandy.  Many of them lost their homes, clothes and mementos during the super storm.  Firefighters from Deep River have been down in Breezy Point for the last few weeks, contributing to a massive clean-up effort called Operation Gut & Pump and, now, another local department is pitching in to lend a hand to their comrades.  The Essex Fire Department is hosting a toy drive this weekend for the kids of these New York heroes who need help.
  • New York police, firefighters brawl at charity hockey game

    If only New York had a large, disciplined group of government employees whose job it was to prevent giant fights. Law and order was briefly suspended on the ice at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on Sunday when hockey players from the New York...

    Watch bench-clearing brawl during NYPD, FDNY charity hockey game

    Watch bench-clearing brawl during NYPD, FDNY charity hockey game
    Surely, members of New York City's police and fire departments had the best of intentions when they agreed to take part in a charity hockey game on Sunday. But that goodwill fell to the wayside late in the second period of the annual event at Nassau...

    With friends in government, Motorola beats a path to telecom supremacy

    WASHINGTON At the eastern end of the San Francisco Bay Area, Sheriff Warren Rupf of Contra Costa County and cigar-chomping Sheriff Charlie Plummer of neighboring Alameda County were political powerhouses seemingly locked in an endless duel of one-...

    Minority New York firefighters settle racial bias suit for $98 million

    Minority New York firefighters settle racial bias suit for $98 million
    Black and Latino applicants to the New York City fire department who alleged that they lost out on jobs because of racially discriminatory written exams settled a long-running lawsuit for $98 million in back pay, the U.S. Justice Department said Tuesday....