Gabrielle Fialkoff was named the inauguration chairwoman. Fialkoff, the president of a jewelry company, served as finance chairwoman for de Blasio’s successful runs for public advocate and mayor.
After several drives, the 2-year-old son of a New York City firefighter remained in need of a bone marrow transplant this week.
The drive is being held on behalf of a New York City firefighter’s 2-year-old son, Owen Hogan, who was diagnosed with a potentially fatal blood disorder in May.
It was an emotional day in Lower Manhattan Sunday, as 30,000 people took part in the 12th Annual Tunnel to Towers 5k Run and Walk in memory of those who were killed on Sept. 11, 2001.
State officials are trying to be sure residents hit hard by Superstorm Sandy will get to celebrate Thanksgiving.
The set remained up as officers with the Emergency Service Unit rushed to the scene by police helicopter and fast-roped onto the boardwalk to rescue hostages.