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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
In the wake of last week’s multi-fatality fire in the Bronx, a Williamsburg landlord says preventative maintenance of safety features is good hedge hedge against tragic disasters in rental properties.
The tragic Bronx fire last Sunday morning, Jan. 9, leaves the city with a weeping heart once again.
Marta Sanchez was worshiping at St. Simon Stock-St. Joseph Church down the street from her Bronx apartment Sunday when she got a chilling phone call from a friend: Her building was on fire.