Two much-honored NYPD officers who were murdered last year received the Public Safety Officer Medal of Valor from President Joe Biden on Wednesday.
Wake, Funeral Plans Announced for Slain FDNY EMS Lieutenant
The funeral for EMS Lt. Alison Russo-Elling will be a traditional service held for line-of-duty deaths, including an elaborate procession from the funeral to the internment.
Commissioner: Fatal Attack on EMS Lieutenant ‘Barbaric’ And ‘Completely Unprovoked’
EMS Lt. Alison Russo-Elling, 61, was fatally stabbed Thursday on an Astoria street corner while getting lunch. Her attacker is believed to be mentally ill. She served with the FDNY for 25 years, and was among first responders to the 9/11 terror attacks.
Family With History of Fighting to Save Lives Hopes to Inspire Others
Francesca has strong pro-life views born out of her decision not to get an abortion when she was a pregnant teenager three decades ago. She and her husband Matthew inspired their six children to join the pro-life movement.
FDNY’s Klein Eulogized as Fearless First-Responder, Dedicated Public Servant
An army of firefighters from the FDNY and units from around the metropolitan area lined the streets of this oceanside community Friday morning to honor one of their own, who died in the line of duty five days earlier.
Tributes Pour In For Fallen Firefighter Timothy Klein
A 31-year-old firefighter killed in the line of duty while battling a three-alarm fire in a Canarsie home on Sunday, April 24, is being hailed as a hero by city officials and those who knew him.
Priest and Firefighter Buddy Work to Raise Organ Donation Awareness
Father James Cunningham underwent a life-saving kidney transplant after being diagnosed with late-stage kidney disease six years ago and is now busy spreading the word on the importance of organ donations.
Firefighter Gerhard Remembered As a Carpenter, Bridge Builder, Dedicated Member of FDNY
Firefighter Jesse Gerhard was a talented carpenter who loved to build things and a man who had such a deep love for his country, friends and family said, that he proudly displayed the American flag.
Msgr. Gigantiello Named Seventh FDNY Chaplain
In his last official act as New York City Fire Commissioner, Daniel Nigro swore in Msgr. Jamie Gigantiello (inset) as the Bravest’s newest chaplain on Monday at the FDNY headquarters in Downtown Brooklyn.
Bishop Brennan, Cardinal Dolan Remember Queens Firefighter
New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Acting Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh announced Thursday morning the death of Firefighter Jesse Gerhard, 33, a seven-year veteran of the FDNY.