Category Archives: 9/11 Community

Senate Passes ‘Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act’

From JP Newsroom U.S. Senator Chuck Schumer on Friday called on the House of Representatives to pass his bi-partisan sponsored “Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act” (JASTA) bill after the Senate passed it by unanimous consent. The legislation allows victims of 9/11 and other terrorist acts to sue foreign countries that funded terrorist groups like Al Qaeda, ISIS […]

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James W. Langan obituary, ironworker at World Trade Center recovery operation

From NY Daily News Langan, James W. of Staten Island, NY passed away on December 9th 2014. Jimmy is survived by 8 children, 15 grand-children & 2,300 loving Union brothers and sisters, both working and retired. Jimmy was President of Metallic Lathers & Reinforcing Iron Workers Local 46 from 1992-2005 when he retired. As a 50-year […]

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9/11 Survivor Lauren Manning: Complacency Breeds Extinction

By Meghan Ottolini, Lauren Manning was running late to her high-powered financial job on the morning of September 11, 2001, and she entered the World Trade Center just as the first plane hit. Manning was burned by jet fuel as she entered the lobby. Thirteen years later, she addressed the Women of the Channel Winter […]

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