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June 30, 2015
Chief Leader - Mayor’s Cold Comfort: A Spoiler, Not a Victor

Chief Leader - De Blasio’s Opposition Dooms Police/Fire Bid For Disability Equality

NY Post - Arsonist Tries to Set NYC Church Ablaze

CBS 2 - Officials Believe Queens Church Community Center Fire Was Intentional


June 29, 2015
The Wall Street Journal - Candidates Who Cite 9/11 Record Gall Victims’ Families


June 28, 2015
NY Daily News - Hot Tub Fire on Upper West Side Sends Huge Plumes of Smoke Over Area


June 27, 2015
Queens Gazette - Resorts World to Host Five Alarm FDNY Chili Cook-Off

InsideNova - World Police & Fire Games Kick Off at RFK Stadium


June 26, 2015
NY Post - Smoke Scare Halts Broadway Performance

WNBC 4 - Dozens of Hoax 911 Calls Send FDNY to Same Apartment Multiple Times a Day

ABC News - Former FDNY Firefighter, Amputee Overcomes Challenges to Help Others


June 25, 2015
NY Daily News - De Blasio Rejected Deal that Would have Raised NYC Minimum Wage to $11.50 an Hour Because It Was Tied to Raising Pensions for NYPD, FDNY

AM New York - Retired FDNY Smoke Eater Michael O'connell Receives Two Helmets for the One He Lost

Chief Leader - De Blasio’s Opposition Dooms Police/Fire Bid For Disability Equality

Capitol NY - De Blasio Refused Offer Linking Minimum Wage to Pension Deal

CBS 2 - Sources To CBS2: De Blasio Rejected Offer To Raise Minimum Wage


June 24, 2015
NY Daily News - Queens Church Catches Fire after Lightning Strike: Police

Capital NY - Disability Pension Reform Left Out of Albany Deal


June 23, 2015
Chief Leader - Editorial: Pension Stats Misdirection

Chief Leader - Discussions Intensify on Bill to Bolster Newer Cop/Firefighter Disability Payout

Chief Leader - Fire Unions: Members Earned Their Pensions

Chief Leader - Firefighter Lives on Via Safety-Rope Distribution

NY Post - New York Lawmakers Agree to Boost Government Pensions

CBS 2 - Officials: Staten Island Deprived of Specialized FDNY Rescue Unit


June 22, 2015
TimesLedger.com - 9/11 First Responders and Firefighters Testify on Behalf of the Zadroga Act Extension


June 21, 2015
NY Daily News - New York Firefighters Pack Hearing for Zadroga Act Extension — Moving It to Bigger Room

NY Daily News - Brooklyn Woman, 55, Found Dead in Apartment with High Carbon Monoxide Levels

NY Post - Last Pieces of Twin Towers Being Distributed for Memorials

SI Advance - FDNY Pension Tension as 2014 Retirees Average $100K


June 20, 2015
Firehouse.com - Rescue at High-Rise Blaze Brings Awards for FDNY's Burlison


June 19, 2015
Sugarcreek - Legacy of 9/11 Firefighter Inspires Charity Foundation

SI Advance - Albany Goes into Overtime, but Some Big Items Still Await Votes


June 18, 2015
Newsday - Citi Field Stair Climb Aims to Benefit Families of Fallen Firefighters


June 17, 2015
UFANYC.org - Council Member Elizabeth Crowley at a City Council Stated Meeting Supporting Real Disability Protections for All NY City firefighters and Police Officers, June 10, 2015.

Capitol NY - To Save Face, de Blasio Twists Council Arms

NY Post - 9/11 Beams Spared from Auction

NY Post - Dramatic Blaze Engulfs Taxi While Driver, Passenger Flee

SI Advance - Staten Island Needs its Own FDNY Squad Company, Elected Officials Argue

NY Post - 2014 FDNY Retirees Taking in $100K Pensions

DNAinfo - Pols Make Push to Get FDNY Squad Company Dedicated to Staten Island

SI Advance - Lack of FDNY Squad Company another Borough Inequity (Commentary)

Capital NY - New York City Pensions Could Slide into ‘Big Ugly'


June 16, 2015
Chief Leader - De Blasio’s ‘Wrong’ Bill On Cop/Fire Disability May Stall Unions’ Bid

Chief Leader - Congressional Hearing On ‘Zadroga’ Scene Of Stirring Testimony

Chief Leader - Nigro: FDNY Trainers’ Moves Not Due to Leaks

Chief Leader - 9/11 Survivor Managing A Fire Dept. In Transition

Chief Leader - For The Record

NY Daily News - Fire Destroys Top Floor of Vacant Residential Building in Bushwick: Officials

NY Post - Outrage Over 9/11 Memorial to be Auctioned for Profit


June 14, 2015
NY Daily News - FDNY, NYPD Rescue Abandoned Dog, 2 Adorable Kittens in Separate Incidents Across City


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