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The Rev. John Romas, Leader of Greek Church at Ground Zero, Dies at 86

On January 24, 2016, the Rev. John D. Romas died of pancreatic cancer at the age of 86. After St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in Lower Manhattan was destroyed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, Romas shepherded his congregation through a move to borrowed space Brooklyn. He looked through the ruins of his tiny church, […]

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Bini fundraiser aims to raise money to combat drug epidemic

Mira Wassef of the Staten Island Advance wrote on January 30, 2016 about that evening’s Carl V. Bini  Winter Bash Fundraiser, hosted by the Carl V. Bini Memorial Fund to help Staten Islanders cope with drug addiction. Carl Bini was a firefighter with Staten Island’s Rescue 5. He was killed in the terrorist attack of 9/11. The foundation in […]

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Program aims to educate staff on Flight 93’s lost heroes  

Mary Pickels in the January 29, 2016 edition of TribLive writes about the new visitor center at the Flight 93 Memorial and its programs to educate people about the heroic passengers and crew members who prevented Flight 93 from being flown into a building on the ground during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. A […]

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