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Now Open, 9/11 Museum Sees Influx of New Artifacts

Associated Press – September 10, 2014 by JENNIFER PELTZ (Associated Press)   (AP) — After seeing the new National September 11 Memorial Museum, one victim’s widow decided to donate one of her husband’s FDNY paramedic shirts, karate uniforms and beloved baseball jersey. A retired police detective gave the sole-scorched boots she wore while working amid […]

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Murder-Suicide Suspected after NYC Blaze Kills 3

NY Post – September 10, 2014 by Kevin Sheehan, Dana Sauchelli and Daniel Prendergast A financially troubled Queens man butchered his wife and their teen son to death with a knife before setting them on fire and killing himself in a grisly murder-suicide, sources said. The gruesome scene was discovered when firefighters arrived to the […]

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Growing Up in the Shadow of 9/11: Revisited

By Kimberly Tan Below is an article I published in The Huffington Post two years ago on the 11th anniversary of 9/11. Today, the United States pauses to commemorate the 11-year anniversary of one of the deadliest attacks on U.S. soil. With tragic memories of the over 3,000 innocent lives lost and a raging war […]

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Father of James Zadroga — First Cop Whose Death was Tied to Working Ground Zero — Pushes Congress to Renew 9/11 Care Act

NY Daily News – September 09, 2014 by Jennifer Fermino The father of James Zadroga — the first cop whose death was attributed to working at Ground Zero after 9/11 — pressed Congress on Monday to reauthorize the law that funds treatment for first responders. “These people are really sick,” said Joseph Zadroga, urging renewal […]

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The 13th Anniversary of September 11th

  The FDNY will host or participate in a number of commemorative ceremonies to honor the 343 members lost by the Department on September 11, 2001. At the National September 11th Memorial Plaza at the WTC Site On Thursday, September 11, 2014, the City will commemorate the 13th anniversary of the attacks on the World […]

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