Former FDNY firefighter Ray Pfeifer was awarded the key to the city by Mayor Bill de Blasio at City Hall on Saturday, January 9. Photo courtesy of the City of New York. Michael Appleton/Mayoral Photography Office.
An advocate for the extension of health care to tens of thousands of first responders, retired FDNY firefighter Ray Pfeifer, who suffers from stage 4 cancer, was honored Saturday with a key to the city.Read more
Above: Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Jon Stewart share the stage at annual 9/11 Memorial benefit dinner in September. "The Daily Show" host John Stewart was appointed today to the National September 11 Memorial & Museum's board of directors. Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who's chairman of the board, introduced Stewart to the now 48-member board during its quarterly meeting. Stewart thank the mayor, the board and said he would do whatever he could do to help.Read more