Vaccine Mandate Deadline For New York City Workers Arrives; Officials Preparing For Possible First Responder ShortageNew York Gov. Kathy Hochul says she will send state resources if needed. 
FDNY Unions Protest Vaccine Mandate For NYC Workers, First Responders: 'We Currently Have A Staffing Shortage As It Is'New York City workers face an ultimatum Friday: Get vaccinated or be placed on unpaid leave. 
Union Leaders: NYC Likely To Face Dramatic Drop In Services If First Responders Forced To Comply With Vaccine MandateMayor Bill de Blasio's COVID-19 vaccine mandate is generating major pushback from public employee unions.
Another 25 Names Added To FDNY Memorial Wall Honoring Members Who Died Of 9/11 IllnessesOfficials have said 75% of the firefighters who responded on 9/11 now have some form of illness.
Rescue App Pinpoints Emergency Calls In SecondsRecent emergencies due to Ida have pointed out how important it is to get help quickly, and now, there's new life-saving technology to help cut down response time.
Exclusive: First Responders Rescue Teenager Stuck In An Open Drain Pipe In MamaroneckGabby Cifuentes said she and her sister were playing ball while their parents were in a nearby tent distributing essentials to families affected by the remnants of Hurricane Ida.
Westchester County's Girls On Fire Initiative Offers Teenage Girls Hands-On Experience In Emergency ServicesWhile learning about fire, dispatch, emergency management, EMS and more, the girls are also getting paid.
Nonprofit Distributes Grants To Help First Responders Get Mental Health Support: 'It's OK To Not Be OK'Multiple local organizations will receive grants totaling $100,000.
COVID Vaccine: Teenage First Responders In New Jersey Excited About Receiving First Pfizer DoseSome of New Jersey's youngest eligible residents were vaccinated Thursday in Union County.
Drive-Thru Toy Giveaway Offers Holiday Cheer, Some Sense Of Normalcy For Children Of NYC First RespondersThe First Responders Children's Foundation, started in the wake of 9/11, launched its first ever Toy Express this year. Organizers say they wanted to support essential workers, many of whom developed COVID while on the front lines.
Paterson Says 'Thank You' To First Responders On Front Lines Of Coronavirus Pandemic With Labor Day LuncheonLive music, lunch and so much more were set up in the heart of the city as a "thank you" to those who got us through the worst of COVID-19.