Post Tagged with: "Belmont fire"

A firefighter makes his way past the heavy flames that destroyed three homes in Norwood.--Photo by Toby Norwood

Op-Ed: All I Want for Christmas Is the “Fifth Man” Back

Dear Santa, All I want for Christmas is to keep New Yorkers safe. And, well, the best way to do that would be to staff all New York City Fire Engines with five firefighters. Currently, about 90% of all FDNY […]

by · December 24, 2018 · Government, News, Op Ed, Opinion
Cardinal Timothy Dolan sprinkles holy water on the flag-draped coffin of Private First Class Emmanuel Mensah. Photo by David Greene

National Guard Member Mensah, Fire Hero Laid to Rest

by David Greene Several hundred firefighters, police officers and members of the U.S. Army National Guard converged on Belmont to pay their respects to Private First Class Emmanuel Mensah, who perished saving residents during a horrific Bronx blaze that claimed […]

by · February 20, 2018 · Crime, News
Actor Chazz Palminteri holds a framed street sign from his new collection.--Photo by David Greene

A Real Bronx Tale

By Ray Negron Last week there was a horrific fire in the Belmont section of the Bronx. Seven people perished in the blaze. Families destroyed forever.   When something like this happens, as a human being, you want to help out […]

by · January 18, 2018 · Entertainment, News
The New York Post reports that Army private, Emmanuel Mensah, was home on leave for the first time since he enlisted a year ago, when the building that he

Schumer to Army: Honor Belmont Fire Hero

Schumer Says Mensah, an Immigrant from Ghana, Showed Courage, Sacrifice & Utter Selflessness & Deserves To Be Recognized

by · January 5, 2018 · Military, News
Council Member Rev. Rubén Diaz Sr.

WYSK: CM Diaz Offers Fire Advice to Mayor de Blasio

WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW: A RECOMMENDATION FOR THE MAYOR OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK  By Councilman Rev. Rubén Díaz District 18 Bronx You should know that in the recent fire where twelve people may have unnecessarily lost their lives […]

by · January 1, 2018 · News, Opinion, What You Should Know