Category Archives: Families in the News

Janet Roy prepares to recreate brother’s final run up World Trade Center

Eric Yutzy Local 10 News South Florida To see a video about Janet Roy and her brother, Captain William F. “Billy” Burke, FDNY, please click here. There are moments when Janet Roy is just too tired to climb another step. It’s in those times when the Pompano Beach woman stops and says, “If he can […]

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Beyond the death penalty – a panel of victims’ family members

Richard Johnson Washington Post After the defense and the prosecution had rested their cases in the penalty phase of the federal trial to either kill or imprison Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a panel of death penalty abolitionists gathered at Old South Church in Boston. Old South Church stands at the finish line of the Boston Marathon and is […]

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Local runners raise funds for Newton’s 9/11 Memorial

Newton Wicked Local Last year, Stephanie Galvani of Natick ran the Boston Marathon and raised more than $6,000 to support the Newton 9/11 Memorial Fund. This year her cousin, Brad Hauert, of Denver, Colo., also ran the Marathon and has so far raised $5,000 for the Memorial Fund. Jeff Gonski, Stephanie Galvani and Brad Hauert […]

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