fire http://wamc.org en "Fellow Mortals" by Dennis Mahoney http://wamc.org/post/fellow-mortals-dennis-mahoney <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><a href="http://www.authordennismahoney.com/">Dennis Mahoney’s</a> debut novel, <em><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0374154066/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0374154066&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wamcnortheast-20">Fellow Mortals: A Novel</a><img alt="" border="0" height="1" src="http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wamcnortheast-20&amp;l=as2&amp;o=1&amp;a=0374154066" style="border:none !important; margin:0px !important;" width="1"></em>, is about mailman Henry Cooper who lights a cigar and tosses away the match, accidentally sparking a fire that turns deadly. The story focuses on Henry as he tries to make things right.</p><p><em>Fellow Mortals</em> is Mahoney's first published novel. He will read from the book tonight in an <a href="http://stroseenglish.wordpress.com/2013/02/11/hollis-seamon-and-d-mahoney-celebrate-new-books-on-march-1/">event at St. Rose College</a> in Albany, NY.</p><p> Fri, 01 Mar 2013 14:35:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 58868 at http://wamc.org "Fellow Mortals" by Dennis Mahoney Smoke Inhalation Killed NY Police Captain, Family http://wamc.org/post/smoke-inhalation-killed-ny-police-captain-family <p>A county coroner in New York says a police captain, his wife and two daughters who died in a house fire this week were killed by smoke inhalation. WAMC&rsquo;s Dave Lucas reports.</p><p>Putnam County Coroner William Stahl said Wednesday that the Larchmont police captain, Thomas Sullivan, and the others all died of asphyxiation from breathing smoke and carbon monoxide.</p><p>Stahl says that probably means the family died before being burned in the fire at their home early Tuesday in Carmel.</p> Thu, 03 May 2012 11:17:48 +0000 Dave Lucas 38168 at http://wamc.org Smoke Inhalation Killed NY Police Captain, Family Morning headlines with Mike Spain of the Albany Times-Union http://wamc.org/post/morning-headlines-mike-spain-albany-times-union-45 <p>WAMC&#39;s David Guistina gets the morning headlines from Mike Spain, associate editor of the Albany Times-Union.</p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 11:10:54 +0000 David Guistina 36959 at http://wamc.org Morning headlines with Mike Spain of the Albany Times-Union Fire Damages Five Houses in Albany Neighborhood http://wamc.org/post/fire-damages-five-houses-albany-neighborhood <p>Authorities say at least five homes have been damaged by a three-alarm fire in an Albany neighborhood where the governor&#39;s mansion is located.&nbsp; WAMC&#39;s Tristan O&#39;Neill reports...</p><p>Officials say the fire broke out around 8 p.m. Sunday in a 19th-century home and quickly spread to neighboring three-story brownstones in the neighborhood known as the Mansion District. Nearby homes were evacuated as firefighters attacked what one resident called a &quot;wall of flame.&quot;</p><p>Another resident, Barbara Tibbs, lives at 58 Park Avenue&hellip;</p> Mon, 16 Apr 2012 12:12:06 +0000 Tristan O'Neill 36887 at http://wamc.org Fire Damages Five Houses in Albany Neighborhood NY Park Fire Contained; Burned Nearly 600 Acres http://wamc.org/post/ny-park-fire-contained-burned-nearly-600-acres <p>A fire that burned nearly 600 acres of a New York state park has been contained.&nbsp; Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:53:36 +0000 Dave Lucas 36675 at http://wamc.org