Uniformed Fire Officers Association

  • Blogs

    October 25, 2009

    25 firehouses could be on the block

    ​Sources are telling the Post that city officials are considering closing 25 firehouses in the five boroughs as a cost-cutting measure. Each closing would contribute $1 million to the city's $5 billion budget gap. The city proposed 16 company closings in this year's budget.

  • Blogs

    August 4, 2009

    On the Stump: Citywide Candidates' Latest Doings

    ​Damn, August already -- and we haven't paid our rent or looked at the local candidates much besides the mayoral prospects. Here's a fast look at what contenders for three big spots have been up to lately: Manhattan D.A.: Richard Aborn appeared with former NYPD Commissioner and current LAPD C ... More >>

  • Blogs

    July 28, 2009

    Voice Deutsche Bank Fire Story Draws Reactions from Firefighters' Kin, Colleagues, Others

    ​by Johanna Barr and Tom Feeney Jr. In this week's Voice cover story, Wayne Barrett reports on the Bloomberg administration's "failure of leadership, accountability, and transparency" in its handling of the Deutsche Bank fire in 2007. Those involved reached out to the Voice in reaction to th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 2, 2009

    Still More Elections Coming Soon

    We're not done with electoral politics yet. The last round of elections left a couple of positions vacant, and special elections are pending (uncalled yet, but expected in February). When Michael McMahon was elected to Congress, he left his city council seat open, and seven candidates -- -- or i ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 14, 2008

    Protesters Hit Scientologists' 9/11 Role

    photos by Candice M. Giove An Anonymous member named Pentagram inked a sign before arriving at the anti-Scientology group's protest yesterday in front of the Church of Scientology’s West 46th Street offices. In sloppy scratch it read, “We are not Truthers.” She feared that passersby would con ... More >>

  • News

    February 13, 2007

    While Schumer Slept

    For five years, New York's senior senator said nothing about the toxic cloud that hung over his own constituents.

  • Blogs

    March 13, 2006

    Deal Lets Mayor Fire Fire Chief

    Mayor Michael Bloomberg's cash-for-concessions approach at the bargaining table has won him new power over the 12,000-member Fire Department. The deal the city just agreed with the Uniformed Fire Officers Association allows the fire commissioner, whom the mayor appoints, the right to pick the Chief ... More >>

  • News

    November 8, 2005

    Hillary Is Your Friend. Hillary Is Your Friend. Hillary Is--

    Clinton attacks her likability problem with some of New York's toughest guys

  • News

    May 24, 2005

    Protection Racket

    Questions about Albany's cut of New York's homeland security money

  • News

    September 7, 2004

    Burning for Bush

    Misled over air quality, shortchanged in federal funding, union wants four more years

  • News

    September 25, 2001

    The Dust May Never Settle

    How Dangerous Was That Dark Cloud Hanging Over Manhattan?