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  • 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...
  • 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....
  • FDNY firefighter saves Florida man with bone marrow donation

    FDNY firefighter saves Florida man with bone marrow donation
    A new York City firefighter saved 66-year-old John Ciempa, a retired Lakeland resident. But it wasn't from a burning building or a bad car accident, but rather from a donation.  FDNY firefighter Christopher Howard, of Engine Co. 255 in Brooklyn, didn'...
  • 9/11 anniversary TV programming 2013

     
    This Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks that devastated America. Once again, there are several notable new and returning documentaries, specials and movies on TV recalling those events and their impact on our...
  • Firefighters climb stairs to honor lives lost in Sept. 11

    Firefighters climb stairs to honor lives lost in Sept. 11
    "Gentlemen, we may not live through today." Jay Jonas, a deputy chief in the New York Fire Department, heard those words on Sept. 11, right before his unit entered the north tower of the World Trade Center. "We wished each other good luck, shook each...
  • City fire academy receives beam from World Trade Center

    City fire academy receives beam from World Trade Center
    City and fire officials unveiled a poignant piece of American history on Sunday which will remind students at Baltimore's fire training academy of the commitments they make in the line of duty. A section of I-beam salvaged from the remains of the World...
  • TV networks plan 9/11 anniversary specials

    TV networks plan 9/11 anniversary specials
    Several TV networks will commemorate the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, with news specials, live coverage from Ground Zero, films and special episodes of scripted series. Many of those specials begin this week, and I've tried...
  • Shiloh Middle club plans walk, run to commemorate 9/11

    HAMPSTEAD — On Sunday, Sept. 11, the Shiloh Middle School History Club will host a Never Forget 5k and 1-mile fun run and walk in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks of 9/11. The event will be held at North Carroll High...
  • 'Never Forget' run is first step in county's 9/11 commemoration

    On Sunday, Sept. 11, 2011, the Shiloh Middle School History Club is hosting its Never Forget 5k and 1-mile fun run and walk in commemoration of the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks The event is being held beginning at 9 a.m. at North...
  • Towson man teaches the lessons of 9/11 to next generation

    Towson man teaches the lessons of 9/11 to next generation
    Michael Chrvala's current students were 3 years old on Sept. 11, 2001. They didn't see the hijacked airliners crash into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, or the plane plow into Pentagon, and they didn't hear news reports about the jet that...
  • 'Rescue Me' Recap: Tommy Gavin still doesn't like Tommy Gavin

     
    Through six seasons of endless flames, fever dreams and family drama, the writers of FX’s “Rescue Me” never seem to run out of ways to make Tommy Gavin’s self worth go up in smoke. His embarassments usually have little to......