Kyle Reitan

Tyler and Frank Furia (credit: Kyle Reitan/WCBS 880)

Bellport Firefighter To Receive New Kidney Thanks To ‘Hero’ Son

Tyler Furia will turn 21 years old on March 22, but will be undergoing surgery the day before so he can donate a kidney to his father Frank. Both men are firefighters in Bellport, Long Island.


Artist rendering of the Hudson Yards Development Project (credit: Flickr/ NYC Mayors Office)

Ground Broken On Project That Will Change NYC’s Skyline Forever

Ground was broken on a 26-acre site on the far West Side — the largest undeveloped site in New York — to create a new neighborhood from scratch, a city within a city.


US President Barack Obama greets firefighters at the Midtown Firehouse (Engine 54, Ladder 4, Battalion 9) on May 5, 2011 (credit JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Visits Engine 54, Meets With Firefighters

Obama arrived under very tight security at the firehouse, which is known as “the Pride of Midtown,” for a 45 minute visit.