Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Former FDNY lieutenant from North Bellmore honored posthumously

The corner of Waltoffer and Washington Avenues in North Bellmore is now known as Lt. Steven Sorger Avenue, reports Jesse Coburn in Newsday. A dedication ceremony was held last week to honor a local FDNY officer who died of World Trade Center-related illness on March 11 of this year. Lt. Sorger was 62 and spent months on the […]

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Port Authority workers return from Puerto Rico relief efforts with emotional stories

A group of 89 police officers and other staff of the Port Authority of NY & NJ have returned from helping to rebuild the San Juan airport after Hurricane Maria, writes Alison Fox for AMNY . “Everybody put their best foot forward…no matter what the conditions were, which at times we would say were deplorable,” said Lt. Richard […]

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Columbine, 9/11 survivors tell Orlando mental health providers Pulse grief will last

The Orlando Museum of Art hosted a panel discussion for those affected by the shooting at the Pulse nightclub, reported Caitlin Doornbos of the Orlando Sentinel. Members of the 9/11 community and people affected by the 1999 Columbine school shooting were members of the panel organized by the 9/11 charity Tuesday’s Children. The panel encouraged Florida […]

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