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9/11 firefighter turns to Facebook to recover stolen FDNY helmet

WESTBURY, Long Island  — It’s the helmet that Michael O’Connell wore his entire career, including during the terror attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.

O’Connell retired after becoming sick from the toxic World Trade Center dust, but he held onto his helmet as a keepsake, a piece of history to pass on to his children.   226 more words


Gender omnibus

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, has an almost unthinkably large food sanitation problem. But you can’t take me anywhere (literally, in Saudi Arabia):

Single women in Saudi Arabia will not be shedding tears: They can’t go to restaurants alone, anyway.

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PBS Chief Talks Scripted Moves, Streaming Setbacks and Serializing the Civil War

Hammering out the deal for its own drama might also help how the series’ is presented on PBS and its stations’ growing digital platform. Streaming, on-demand and encore presentations have been complicated for series such as Downton Abbey. 55 more words

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East Ramapo wins team title at 30th O'Connell tourney

PEARL RIVER – If not for a two-point reversal with four seconds left in his semifinal match, Kyle Wanamaker wouldn’t have qualified for his first wrestling final. 439 more words


Wrestling results: East Ramapo wins O’Connell Tournament

30th Annual Michael O’Connell Wrestling Tournament

At Pearl River

Most Valuable Wrestlers

101-145 pounds — Trey Wardlaw, East Ramapo

152-285 pounds — Kyle Wanamaker, Nyack… 393 more words


Michael O'Connell will be at PiratePALOOZA October 10th!

Michael O’Connell will be showcasing his work during PiratePALOOZA event on October 10, 2014 between 7pm-10pm.  Here is picture and background information courtesy of his biographical website… 529 more words


PBS Chief Paula Kerger Talks 'Sherlock,' Streaming and Cable's Exit From Education

Using the day to also announce that Ken Burns’ sprawling, 14-hour The Roosevelts: An Intimate History will be available in full online only a day after the first part airs, said that boosting streaming options is a big priority for both… 51 more words

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