Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Retired Firefighter Turns To Facebook in Quest To Find Stolen Helmet He Wore on 9/11

CBS New York A retired New York City firefighter who worked at Ground Zero after the 9/11 attacks is trying to get his helmet back after it was stolen from his Long Island home. Michael O’Connell took to Facebook on Tuesday in an effort to recover the helmet. “This was my FDNY helmet I wore my […]

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Surviving 9/11 drives entrepreneur

Clayton Park Daytona Beach News Journal NEW SMYRNA BEACH – Bob Jenkins and three colleagues were just starting to make a sales pitch to executives of Lehman Brothers on the 39th floor of the north tower of the World Trade Center the morning of September 11, 2001, when they heard a loud explosion several [sic] […]

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Marine Gen. John F. Kelly Honors Fallen Police Officers and Firefighters at Memorial Day Ceremony

Emily Ngo  Newsday A U.S. Marine Corps general hailed New York City’s fallen firefighters and police officers Monday as among those whose sacrifices should also be honored on Memorial Day. During a ceremony at the Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum in Manhattan, Gen. John F. Kelly paid tribute to NYPD detectives Brian Moore, Wenjian […]

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