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September 11, 2021

September 11, 2001 was sunny with a bright blue sky. It was a Tuesday.   I was a rookie Firefighter who reported to work that morning. We had just received delivery of our new Squad and all personnel were at Station 2 training on the new apparatus. Being the rookie I was sent to pick up bagels ...

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I’ve always departed from most social occasions, formal and informal, with what I called “The Russian Exit.” Such departures are better known as “Irish Exits” or the “French Leave.” They are terms for someone who discreetly leaves a social event without saying goodbye - to anybody. Barbara and I ...

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Between the rise of sheltered-at-home consumers and the many businesses reliant on delivery orders to avoid going out of business, food delivery services have become critical in our current COVID-19 economy.  This increased reliance is reflected in the numbers, as companies such as DoorDash, ...

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President Obama has declared the April 10-16 as National Volunteer Week, continuing a tradition that he and every President since Gerald Ford has upheld since 1974. An effort spearheaded by the Points of Light Foundation, National Volunteer Week is about inspiring, recognizing and encouraging ...

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