Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Street Renamed for Police Officer Who Died from 9/11-Related Cancer

Katie Honan, DNAInfo  ELMHURST — A street corner was renamed for a police officer who died several years ago from cancer he contracted while working on rescue efforts after the 9/11 attacks, according to family and police officials. Police Officer Robert Ehmer joined the NYPD in 1985 and spent most of his 20 years with the […]

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Winner of Queens Round of the Daily News 5 Alarm Cookoff Serves a Good Cause

By Frank Green New York Daily News The new king of Queens can not only cook — he’s generous with his winnings, too. Jing Kong beat the field of firefighters and paramedics at the borough’s round of the Daily News 5 Alarm Cookoff, held Saturday in Long Island City. Kong competed as a lieutenant in the […]

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Widows accuse Pa. congressman of stalling air-safety law

Jennifer Fitch, Herald Mail Media CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. — Two widows of airline pilots who died in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks charge that a simple solution to increase flight safety is hinging on cooperation from Rep. Bill Shuster of Pennsylvania. The husbands of Ellen Saracini and Melodie Homer were flying United Flight 175 and […]

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