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Queens EMT advocates for FDNY age reform in pursuit of firefighter dream


May. 22, 2024 By Athena Dawson For almost three years, Lamar Kelly has worked passionately as an FDNY EMT, serving others throughout southeastern Queens. At the age of 32, Kelly became an EMT in 2021, eager to make a difference. His goal was to eventually become an FDNY firefighter, which has been his dream career…
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Mayor Adams signs legislation to boost safety for FDNY EMTs and Paramedics with new body armor and self defense training


May. 7, 2024 By Anthony Medina Mayor Eric Adams signed two pieces of legislation this month that will provide self-defense training and body armor to Emergency Medical Technicians (EMTs) and Paramedics in the FDNY. Council Members Joann Ariola, who represents central and south Queens neighborhoods, and Joe Borelli, who represents Staten Island south, sponsored the…
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NYPD wins 3rd annual “Battle of the Badges” volleyball game against FDNY

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Feb. 27, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann Bragging rights and a trophy were up for grabs at the third annual “Battle of the Badges” between the NYPD and FDNY volleyball teams at Maspeth High School in Elmhurst on Saturday, Feb. 24. Tickets to the friendly championship game between New York’s finest and bravest were $10, and…
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FDNY and Santa make special visit to children of St. Mary’s Hospital in Bayside 

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Dec. 15, 2023 By Iryna Shkurhan Thanks to the FDNY, Santa was able to deliver gifts in Bayside ahead of schedule this year.  Dozens of patients at St. Mary’s Hospital for Children, located 29-01 216th St., were bundled up in blankets, hats and gloves to hear from Christmas carolers belting away outside of the hospital….
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City reopens beaches along the Rockaways after thorough search for sharks

Aug. 9, 2023 By Bill Parry The city’s Parks Department reopened the beaches along the 10-mile stretch of the Rockaways Wednesday morning after a thorough search of the shoreline determined it was safe to allow swimmers back into the water. The FDNY and NYPD used drone technology to ensure the shoreline was clear after an…
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Bayside inferno leaves homeowner dead: FDNY

Apr. 16, 2023 By Dean Moses and Lloyd Mitchell FDNY officials are investigating a tragic three-alarm fire that left one person dead in Bayside on Sunday morning, department officials confirmed. According to FDNY sources, the inferno broke out and swiftly swept through a two-story home on 36th Avenue in Bayside at around 5:39 a.m. on…
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