Samuel Oitice‚ 45‚ firefighter‚ FDNY‚ Ladder 4. A life-long Peekskill resident‚ Oitice worked there as a policeman before joining the FDNY. He was also a member of the Peekskill Volunteer Fire Department. A devoted father of two children‚ Oitice was active in the local schools. He gave fire safety talks and founded a roller hockey team for teenagers. The Peekskill school district has established a scholarship fund in Oitice’s name.