Author Archives: Kimberly

They “Come from Away” — crew from some of the flights that landed at Gander on September 11, 2001 reunite to watch the musical

The American Airlines website reports on the crew reunion that happened on the November 2, 2017 performance of Broadway musical Come from Away. Six American Airlines’ aircraft were diverted to tiny Gander, Newfoundland because of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 – American flights 101, 63 and 49; TWA flight 819; and US Airways flights 03 and 27. The […]

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State, local officials knew NYC bike path was vulnerable terror spot

The terrorist attack of October 31, 2017 was not the first time someone drove down the West Side bike path, report Rich Calder and Danika Fears for the NY Post. In 2017 alone, more than 50 tickets were issued for illegal driving on the bike path, but no action was taken. Only after twelve people were injured and eight […]

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Retired FDNY Lt. Edward McDonagh who ‘never let cancer define him’ dies at 49 from 9/11-linked illness after three-year battle

Lt. Edward (Eddie) McDonagh died of World Trade Center-related colon cancer at the age of 49, leaving a wife and five children. He was sick for three years due to his work finding remains at the site of the towers after the 2001 terrorist attacks, reports Thomas Tracy of the New York Daily News.  Lt. McDonagh […]

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