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2020 EMS10 Winner Profile: Oren Barzilay

By Jason D. Haag, CCEMT-P, CIC, CAC, CADS September 17, 2021 COVID-19 landed in New York City in March 2020 with devastating consequences. Forty-three hundred members of the FDNY Emergency Medical Service Local 2507 quickly became the undisputed public face of […]

Local 2507 in the News

The 2021 New York City Labor Power 100

The union leaders and labor advocates defending the city’s workers 55. Oren Barzilay President, Uniformed EMTs, Paramedics & Fire Inspectors FDNY Local 2507 In August, FDNY Local 2507, led by President Oren Barzilay, reached a […]


Let’s help Kristin

Many of you know me & my story, but a lot of you might not know Kristen’s story. Hurricane Ida has taken everything from Kristen. She has lost everything. She will need some time to […]

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9/11′s forgotten first responders

By JENNIFER MURPHY | September 8, 2021 When the second tower collapsed on Sept. 11, 2001, paramedic Gary Smiley got knocked down by the blast, blown under an ambulance, and buried by an avalanche of dust. “I remember […]