Funeral Held For Upper West Side Crash Victim Ariel Russo, 4Services for the child were held Sunday evening at the Leo F. Kearns funeral home in Queens. A vigil was held for the little girl Saturday night in front of her apartment building.
FDNY Commissioner's Son Resigns Over Offensive Tweets"I know my actions have hurt and disappointed many people, especially my family. I would like to move forward, learn from my mistakes and continue to grow as a person with the support of my family, friends and loved ones," Joe Cassano said.
FDNY: Sea Water Flooding Electrical Units Caused Breezy Point Inferno The Day Sandy HitThe massive Breezy Point blaze broke out around 8:30 p.m. on Oct. 29, right as Sandy and the ensuing storm surge made their impacts felt in New York City.
FDNY Outreach Leads To More Recruiting Among MinoritiesCommissioner Salvatore Cassano says nearly 17,000 people applied to take the test and 15 percent were black -- compared with only 8 percent for the last test, in 2007. The overall number of minority applicants stayed steady at 40 percent.
FDNY Commissioner To Testify On Minority HiringBrooklyn federal Judge Nicholas Garaufis reportedly ordered Commissioner Salvatore Cassano to testify next week.
Families, Friends Remember Victims 10 Years After Fatal Father's Day FireThe City marked a grim anniversary on Saturday, 10 years after an explosion rocked a burning hardware store in Long Island City, killing three firefighters.
Staten Island Boy, 3, Earns Junior Firefighter TitleFire Commissioner Salvatore Cassano said it's amazing that Christopher Cooke had the presence to do what he did at such a young age.
FDNY To Honor Members Who Died With WTC IllnessesA memorial plaque at the Fire Department's headquarters will honor firefighters and EMS workers who've died of illnesses after working at ground zero.