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EMS union chief over NYC’s plan to hire first responders

“People will die” as City Hall follows with a plan to lay off nearly 400 EMTs and paramedics, the union chief who represented those workers told The Post. Oren Barzilay, head of EMS Local 2507, said FDNY brass told him that 10 percent of the city’s 3,700 EMTs and paramedics …

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Coronavirus uptick in Brooklyn linked to marriage

The Borough Park neighborhood of Brooklyn is experiencing an “uptick” in COVID-19 cases that are mostly linked to a large-scale wedding, Mayor Bill de Blasio said Wednesday. “We’ve seen an uptick over the last few days,” Blasio told reporters during his City Hall daily press release, explaining that there were …

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