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NYPD wins 3rd annual “Battle of the Badges” volleyball game against FDNY

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Feb. 27, 2024 By Gabriele Holtermann Bragging rights and a trophy were up for grabs at the third annual “Battle of the Badges” between the NYPD and FDNY volleyball teams at Maspeth High School in Elmhurst on Saturday, Feb. 24. Tickets to the friendly championship game between New York’s finest and bravest were $10, and…
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Firefighter injured battling 2-alarm house fire in Forest Hills early Wednesday morning: FDNY

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Feb. 21, 2024 By Bill Parry and Lloyd Mitchell The FDNY battled a fast-moving two-alarm house fire in Forest Hills early Wednesday morning that injured one firefighter. The blaze broke out in a two-story private home at 114 Walnut St., a block north of Forest Park at 2:34 a.m. Arriving units found heavy fire conditions throughout the basement, first and second floors. Firefighters were hampered by an SUV parked illegally in front of a fire hydrant at the location. The FDNY transmitted a second alarm, bringing 25 units and 106 firefighters and EMS personnel to the scene. Nearby residents said…
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Forest Hills e-scooter shop temporarily closed after being found to be manufacturing illegal ‘Frankenstein’ lithium-ion batteries: FDNY

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Feb. 8, 2024 By Bill Parry

FDNY Commissioner Laura Kavanagh was in Forest Hills Thursday morning to announce that an e-scooter shop on Queens Boulevard had been temporarily shut down after being found to be not just selling illegal lithium-ion batteries but manufacturing them as well in a storefront directly above a subway station.

More than 175 victims of massive five-alarm fire in Sunnyside retain Manhattan-based law firm to represent them

Feb. 6, 2024 By Bill Parry More than 175 tenants who were displaced from their Sunnyside apartment building following a massive five-alarm fire just days before Christmas are being represented by attorneys from the law firm of McLaughlin & Stern LLP. The Manhattan-based law firm, established in 1898, will represent the more than 175 victims… Read more »