Category Archives: Families in the News

Mets to honor memory of Welles Crowther, credited with saving dozens on 9/11 before death

Andy Martino , Michael O’Keeffe , Gary Myers, New York Daily News In keeping with their tradition of heartfelt ceremonies on September 11 — the aftermath of which Bobby Valentine’s Mets were deeply involved in — the team will recognize a man who lost his son in the terrorist attacks. When Jeff Crowther takes the mound this September 11, before […]

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Bingham Cup: Gay rugby player and September 11 hero Mark Bingham’s legacy

Mark Bingham, and his mum Alice Hoagland. Pics supplied by ABC Source: Supplied

By Staff News.com.au WHEN Alice Bingham received a phone call from her son Mark early on the morning of September 11, 2001, telling her the flight he was on from Newark to San Francisco had been hijacked, she was surprisingly calm. “I knew he would do the right thing,” she said. Alice remembers that phone […]

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Sons of Port Authority cops killed on 9/11 join the force

Liam Huczko will be among the new Port Authority police graduates, following in the footsteps of his father who was killed on 9/11. Photo Gabriella Bass

By Larry Celona and Leonard Greene New York Post Two badges of honor will be resurrected this week when the sons of Port Authority police officers killed in the 9/11 attacks button up their uniforms and follow in their brave fathers’ footsteps. Liam Huczko, 26, and Patrick Gorman, 24, grew up idolizing their fathers, and […]

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