Philly firefighter in calendar controversy commits suicide

His father, also a firefighter, found the body with a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head before police were called


By Regina Medina

PHILADELPHIA — Firefighter John "Jack" Slivinski was enthusiastic on Friday when he talked with a friend, photographer Katherine Kostreva, about a fundraiser coming up in September for the widows of fallen Philadelphia firemen.

"It was moving forward," Kostreva said yesterday. "He was excited about that."

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