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Seen At 11: Training With The FDNY’s Elite Rescue ParamedicsThe fire department sets up real life scenarios based on past events to give their firefighters and paramedics the best training possible.
Benefit Concert Raises $50,000 For East Village Explosion VictimsSmith performed with other mostly East Village musicians just a block from the blast site.
'Small Business Crawl' Hopes To Help East Village Recover From Building ExplosionIn an effort to combat the slump in sales, what's being called a "small business crawl" is taking place Saturday.
Residents, Business Impacted By East Village Explosion Getting Additional HelpThe Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, chaired by First Lady Chirlane McCray, announced $125,000 has been raised to help those impacted by the tragedy.
Loved Ones Say Goodbye To East Village Explosion Victim, Nicholas Figueroa“He was a good kid. He was a good man. Turned out to be an extraordinary man. It is tragic what happened to him,” Figueroa’s uncle Marcelo said.
Funeral To Be Held For Victim In East Village ExplosionA funeral service is planned Tuesday morning for Nicholas Figueroa. Friends and family will gather at 9 a.m. at the Church of the Holy Name of Jesus on the Upper West Side.
Calls For Gas Inspections Skyrocket After East Village ExplosionCalls from customers concerned about gas leaks have risen sharply since the deadly explosion last week in the East Village, and Con Edison inspectors have been working at a frantic pace.
Body Found At East Village Explosion Site Positively ID'd As Restaurant WorkerThe body of another victim, Nicholas Figueroa, 23, who was on a date at the restaurant at the time of the blast, was also found in the debris and positively identified earlier this week.
2 Missing Cats Found 5 Days After East Village ExplosionThere was a bright spot this week during the search in the debris and evacuated apartments of the East Village explosion.
Online Fundraising Campaign For Family Of East Village Blast Victim Raises $20KHundreds of people have donated to the GoFundMe page honoring Nicholas Figueroa, many from one building on West 81st Street, where the 23-year-old victim's father worker as a handyman for years.