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Press Releases / 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: OCTOBER 9, 2012

***MEDIA ADVISORY***

DEPUTY MAYOR CAS HOLLOWAY AND FIRE COMMISSIONER SALVATORE J. CASSANO HONOR MEMBERS OF THE FIRE DEPARTMENT WHO HAVE DIED IN THE PAST YEAR

Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano and Deputy Mayor for Operations Cas Holloway will honor Lieutenant Richard Nappi, Lieutenant Joseph DiBernardo, and 9 additional FDNY members who have died in the past year at the 105th Annual Memorial Service at the Firemen's Monument, 100th Street and Riverside Drive, at 11 a.m.

The Firemen's Monument was built in 1912 and is located in Riverside Park in Manhattan. It is the largest monument to a single group outside the military. Inscribed on the monument are the words: "To the men of the Fire Department of the City of New York who died at the call of duty, soldiers in a war that never ends. This memorial is dedicated by the people of a grateful City."

Who:

Deputy Mayor for Operations Cas Holloway, Fire Commissioner Salvatore J. Cassano, Chief of Department Edward S. Kilduff, Many FDNY Members and their families

Where:

Firemen's Monument - 100th Street and Riverside Drive, Manhattan

When:

Wednesday, October 10, 2012 - 11 a.m.

***Photo Op***

Press Contact: Francis X. Gribbon & Frank Dwyer, (FDNY) (718) 999-2056

http://www.nyc.gov/fdny

 

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