Category Archives: 9/11 Community

After 9/11, a career commitment to aviation security

Jeanne Olivier worked for the Port Authority of NY & NJ for 34 years, survived the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center and lost colleagues to the attack. Joe Iorio of PANYNJ PORTfolio writes about how the attacks galvanized her to work in aviation security in order to prevent such a tragedy […]

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Manchester terror survivor whose sister died in blast writes tear-jerking letter to Ariana Grande thanking her for tribute gig

Bradley Hurley, 21, who survived the Manchester Arena bombing with multiple injuries and whose 15-year-old sister Megan was killed in the attack, has written an open thank-you letter to Ariana Grande, writes Carl Stroud in the Sun. Hurley told the singer that the One Love Manchester concert the singer held after the attack helped his family and that […]

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9/11 paramedic receives medal 16 years later

Retired paramedic Joe Cruz spent 17 days at the World Trade Center after the terrorist attacks and just received a medal that has been in a drawer for nearly 17 years, reports EMS1. Cruz now lives in Oregon. The article doesn’t state which agency he worked for. He recently received a phone call from the FDNY requesting his […]

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    1. Warning – Scammers are pretending to be calling from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund

      April 10 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm
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