Category Archives: 9/11 Community

9/11 first responder organizing charity game for Iraqi veteran

WCIV, Charleston

ABC News (WCIV), Charleston, SC He was a first responder at Ground Zero, a cancer survivor, a baseball coach, and now a Mount Pleasant man is looking to add one more title, that of philanthropist. Teaching life and baseball go hand in hand according to Tim Gansrow, who runs Pro Performance Athletics in Mt. Pleasant. […]

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Bronx Battalion Chief Thomas Van Doran, who died of 9/11-related illness, honored during plaque dedication ceremony

News 12, The Bronx THE BRONX – A firefighter from the Bronx who died of a 9/11-related illness was honored during a plaque dedication ceremony at 1226 Seneca Ave. earlier today [August 7, 2014]. Retired Battalion Chief Thomas Van Doran developed cancer after responding to Ground Zero. The ceremony today brought Van Doran’s family, friends […]

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Death of Donald Atlas, 9/11 family member

Donald Atlas, 2002 Family photo 

Staten Island Advance  Native Staten Islander Donald Atlas, 82, of Slate Hill, N.Y., a retired NYPD officer and a U.S. Army veteran who enjoyed raising standardbred horses, died Wednesday in Orange Regional Medical Center, Middletown, N.Y. Born in West Brighton, he attended Curtis High School. He later moved to Stapleton and lived there until 1987, […]

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