Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Pope Francis blesses NYPD detective in wheelchair at 9/11 Memorial

Edgar Sandoval, Thomas Tracy New York Daily News It was an NYPD Blue blessing. As he was escorted into the 9/11 Memorial and Museum Friday, Pope Francis took a brief minute to address — then bless — a wheelchair-bound NYPD detective who has dedicated his career to fighting terrorists. Detective Terrence McGhee seemed visibly moved when the pope approached […]

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Lottery Ticket Winners Look Forward to Pope’s Interfaith Service at 9/11 Museum

CBS New York When Pope Francis visits the National September 11 Memorial & Museum on Friday, members of the 9/11 community will be joining him. The pontiff will be holding a multifaith meeting for peace in Foundation Hall Friday at 11:30 a.m. As WCBS 880’s Peter Haskell reported, when the first tower fell, EMT Dominic Heavey was […]

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NYPD officer, FDNY firefighter who helped each other through rehab reunite 10 years after they were badly injured by motorists  

Andy Mai, Ginger Adams Otis New York Daily News Ten years ago this month, police officer Tarrell Lee nearly died when an SUV plowed him over as he directed traffic in midtown. Lee, 37, was kept in a medically induced coma for more than four weeks as doctors at New York-Presbyterian/Weill Cornell Medical Center performed surgery after […]

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