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  • 'Every year we cry'

    'Every year we cry'
    The excitement was palpable among those standing on the Newport Boulevard overpass above Pacific Coast Highway in Newport Beach on Saturday afternoon. Not the kind of excitement of say, celebrating Fourth of July, but something not too far off. It was a...
  • Funerals For Two Heroes: Bridgeport Firefighters Remembered

    Funerals For Two Heroes: Bridgeport Firefighters Remembered
    Before the morning rush hour Friday, firefighters from as far away as western Canada began gathering downtown, for back-to-back funerals for two city fire officers killed in a house fire July 24. "We're volunteers but we just had to come," said Deb...
  • Talking in Tampa; around NYC

     
    The Yankees' brass are meeting in Tampa today, as Ken Davidoff wrote. The topic, of course, is what the Yankees' needs are at the trade deadline and how they might be able to address those needs. Will any major moves......
  • FDNY: Apolitical, except when they don't feel like it?

     
    Newsday's Bill Murphy watched the action at Ground Zero yesterday with some bemusement, and offers this note: The New York City Fire Department harrumps from time to time that it above politics, and firefighters get a scolding if they......
  • Top Chef 'Strip Around the World': Hot or not?

     
    The "Top Chef" cheftestants were given a breakfast-in-bed room service quick-fire challenge. For the elimination, they were to take inspiration from various hotels along the Strip to create a single dish for 175 people. A look at what sizzled, and......
  • 'Rescue Me' season finale sets up the end of the series

     
    "Rescue Me" ended its penultimate episode of the season last week with an emotional bomb. A table saw fell on top of and apparently crushed Damien as he rushed in to warn all his colleagues to get out of a......
  • 'Rescue Me:' It's not my fault

     
    Before I begin my recap of the season finale of FX's "Rescue Me," a word about the review of last week's episode. I wrote that review based on the episode itself in which it was unclear whether the character of......
  • Sink to join Dyer at 9/11 ceremony

     
    Add Democratic gubernatorial candidate Alex Sink to the list of politicians who'll be attending 9/11 ceremonies in Orlando tomorrow. Sink will join Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer and four city commissioners at Orlando Firehouse 1, 78 W. Central Blvd.,  at 7:...
  • A deal on New York holiday getaways

     
    Holidays are around the corner and there's obviously plenty to do in New York City, with such attractsions as the tree at Rockefeller Center, ice skating at Bryant Park, shopping and more. Affinia Hotels, with five properties in Manhattan, is...
  • Newfound friendship between local, N.Y. firefighters cut short

    BACK ON Jan. 28, Super Bowl Sunday, the phone rang at a Baltimore County fire station, and LeRoy Edmunds picked up. This is Vinny Princiotta, the caller said. New York City Fire Department, Engine 16/Ladder 7. "We wanna make a bet on the game." The...
  • University was ready to help out in probe

    NACOGDOCHES, Texas - As soon as NASA learned that debris from the space shuttle was raining down on this East Texas town, it quickly enlisted the academics at Stephen F. Austin University to precisely plot the location of every piece - data that will be...