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FDNY Announces First-Ever Anti-Nepotism Rules

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New York City's Fire Department has released its first-ever anti-nepotism policy, prompting eye rolls from critics who say “FDNY family” is more than just a feelgood catch phrase.
FDNY Memorial Wall September 2021

FDNY Adds 25 Names to WTC Memorial Wall

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Members of the FDNY who died from 9/11 related illnesses were added to its World Trade Center Memorial Wall.
Reading of names of those who died of 9/11-related illnesses

Tunnel to Towers Honors Lives Lost to 9/11-Related Illnesses

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The Tunnel to Towers Foundation gathered family, friends, and first responders on Sunday to pay tribute to the lives lost to 9/11-related illnesses over the last 20 years.
Jan Ramirez, chief curator at the 9/11 Memorial & Museum, right, sifts through a collection of condolence cards for a victim of 9/11 that were donated to the museum's archive, July 16, 2021, in Jersey City, N.J.

9/11 Artifacts Share ‘Pieces of Truth’ in Victims’ Stories

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A collection of some 22,000 personal artifacts provide a mosaic of lost lives and stories of survival: wallets, passports, baseball gloves, shoes and more.
Bill Feehan, FDNY

9/11 Doc ‘Chief’ Preserves FDNY History on Screen and Beyond

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A new documentary about fallen First Deputy Commissioner Bill Feehan is part of a major new push to preserve the department’s history.
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio.

A COVID-19 Vaccine or Weekly Tests to Be Mandatory for All NYC Municipal Workers

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All 300,000 New York City municipal workers will have to get vaccinated or submit to weekly coronavirus tests.
The photo shows the top half of an FDNY ambulance.

NYC Mental Health Teams Are Working, City Says

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Advocates say more work is needed to eliminate police from mental health emergencies as three quarters of the calls in the pilot were still routed to police.

Three Wounded in Times Square Shooting

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Three innocent bystanders including a 4-year-old girl who was toy shopping were shot in New York City’s busy Times Square.
New York City refrigerated trucks and COVID-19 victims

Report: NYC Still Storing COVID-19 Victims in Refrigerated Trucks

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New York City is still using refrigerated trucks to store bodies of coronavirus victims, more than a year after they were first set up as temporary morgues as deaths surged at at the height of the pandemic.

21 Injured in Queens Eight-Alarm Fire

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An open apartment door allowed the fire to spread throughout the sixth floor.