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July 03, 2015
SI Advance - FDNY Dedicates Plaque for Fallen Firefighter Lt. Gordon Ambelas

NY Daily News - FDNY Firefighter Nabs Purse-Snatching Teen in Brooklyn

NY Daily News - Best and Bravest: The city and the FDNY Have a Truly Historic Fire-Fatality-Free Month

Associated Press - Ex-firefighter Who Responded on Sept. 11 Wins $5M in Lottery

CBS 2 - Retired 9/11 First Responder Wins $5 Million Scratch-Off Ticket Prize

ABC News - Scratch-Off Lottery Ticket Nets Retired FDNY Firefighter $5 Million

NY 1 - City Honors Firefighter Killed in Line of Duty Last July

The Daily Voice - Amy Paulin's Veteran Pension Bill passes Assembly and Senate

Huffington Post - Jon Stewart Wanted Names Of 9/11 Bill Opponents. Here They Are

July 02, 2015
NY Daily News - FDNY Memorial Honors Firefighter Who Died Saving Lives in Brooklyn Fire

NY Daily News - FDNY Records No Deaths in June, a First in Department’s 150-year History

NY Post - Daughters Honor Fallen FDNY Dad at Memorial Ceremony

NY Post - 9/11 Hero a $5M Lottery Winner

CBS 2 - FDNY: June 2015 Marks First Month In 150 Years With No Recorded NYC Fire Deaths

July 01, 2015
Oneida Daily Dispatch - 9/11 Never Forget Mobile Exhibit to be in Sylvan Beach

The Wall Street Journal - Pope Francis to Visit East Harlem School During NYC Trip

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 - 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 - 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 - 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.

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