Author: Alistair (page 2 of 11)

Today We Remember Firefighter John Ginley

John Ginley was born to be a firefighter. The 37-year-old FDNY lieutenant was a rising star, on the fast track for promotion to captain.

Read more →

Today We Remember Firefighter Jeffrey Giordano

Three words that characterize the life of Jeffrey Giordano, 45, of Tottenville, are “compassion in action.”

Read more →

Today We Remember Firefighter Paul Gill

Paul was the loving father of two young sons and a beloved and cherished son‚ brother‚ grandson‚ stepson‚ nephew‚ and cousin. Paul always had a sweet nature‚ generous spirit and a kind soul. He was always available to lend a hand to his family and many friends.

Read more →

Today We Remember Firefighter Ronnie Gies

Lt. Ronnie E. Gies was assigned to Engine 14 in Manhattan in 1988 after Probie School; he later moved on to Engine 308 in Richmond Hill and in 1990 took his career to the Special Operations Company of Squad 288 in Maspeth‚ Queens. On September 10‚ 2001‚ he was promoted to the office of Lieutenant‚ which he wanted and studied for so hard.

Read more →

Today We Remember Firefighter James Giberson

James Giberson always wanted three daughters. He made sure his wife, the former Susan Nordgaard, knew it when they were dating in the early 1980s. The couple married in 1984, and by 1992, he had his wish — and they were his truest joys.

Read more →

Today We Remember Firefighter Vincent Giammona

At about 1:30 p.m. on Sept. 7, Lt. Vincent F. Giammona was at Coney Island, flashing his fireman’s badge and, once again, pushing the limits.

Read more →

Today We Remember Firefighter Dennis Germain

Denis Patrick Germain‚ was born October 19‚ 1967‚ and grew up in Sloatsburg‚ NY. He graduated from Suffern High School and Ramapo College in Mahwah.

Read more →

Today We Remember Firefighter Edward Geraghty

Several years ago, Battalion Chief Edward F. Geraghty was put in charge of the Fire Department’s training school on Randall’s Island. On his first day, he gave the new recruits a pep talk, telling them what he expected.

Read more →

Today We Remember Firefighter Gary Geidel

There were two driving forces in the life of Gary Geidel — his love for his wife and family and his dedication to the New York City Fire Department.

Read more →

Today We Remember Firefighter Bruce Gary

Bruce Gary, 51, of Bellmore was a New York City firefighter with Engine 40 on the Upper West Side of Manhattan. Gary was a dedicated firefighter who raised his three children alone.

Read more →