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We Promise to Never Forget NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen

We join all of New York City in mourning the loss of NYPD Detective Brian Simonsen. Detective Simonsen made the ultimate sacrifice in the line of duty on Tuesday, February 12 while protecting our city. As a 19 year NYPD veteran, Detective Simonsen’s dedication to the NYPD and commitment to our city was exemplary. _____ We send our sincere condolences to…

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Meet our 2018 Marathon Team: Owen McCrudden

Owen’s father, Owen McCrudden Sr., first got him interested in running. He started bringing Owen on runs when he was only four years old. Owen’s father had run over 50 marathons and was an extremely dedicated runner. He was also an FDNY Chief in the South Bronx and a Captain in Harlem. Unfortunately, Owen McCrudden Sr….

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Meet our Junior Committee: Jessica Nolan

How long have you been involved with NY Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund and how did you get involved? – I have been involved for about 10 years now and I got involved because my dad, John Nolan, is a board member. What made you want to get involved with Answer the…

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Meet our 2018 Marathon Team: Pierce Leonard

“Wow, I am about to run a marathon!” exclaims Pierce Leonard.   Pierce has always been an athlete, but running is a new habit he has gotten into. He loves the challenge running has to offer, both mentally and physically. He has found it very therapeutic for himself, a time to start or end the…

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