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Park on Long Island to be named after Luis Alvarez, NYPD detective who died of 9/11-related cancer


A park on Long Island will be named after a retired NYPD detective who died of cancer related to his work at ground zero and fought in Washington for continued benefits for other 9/11 responders. A resolution was filed to officially change the name of Terrell Avenue Park in Oceanside to Detective Luis G. Alvarez Memorial Park. Alvarez, an Oceanside resident, testified before Congress about the need for a permanent Victim Compensation Fund in the weeks before he died. More.

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