Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Crowds gather to mark 22nd anniversary of Oklahoma City bombing

On April 19, 1995, a truck bomb destroyed the Albert P. Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, killing 168 people, 19 of them children. The 22nd anniversary of the attack was marked in Oklahoma today, reports the Associated Press.

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On fourth anniversary of Boston Marathon bombings, a day of public service, resiliency and strength

Boston marked the fourth anniversary of the Boston Marathon bombings with good deeds in honor of the victims, reports Jaweed Kaleem in the LA Times. “One Boston Day,” as it is known, is a mass community service day. A moment of silence was held at 2:49pm, the time of the bombing. The Marathon itself was run […]

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FDNY firefighters become gardeners to help fellow Bravest dealing with 9/11-related cancer

A group of FDNY firefighters from Engine 48/Ladder 56 planted flowers, cleaned gutters and windows, and powerwashed the house of Lieutenant Joe Stach, who has site-related pancreatic cancer. The flowers were purple, the color of the pancreatic cancer awareness campaign,  report Edgar Sandoval and Denis Slattery of the New York Daily News.

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