Category Archives: Families in the News

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 […]

Posted in Families in the News | Comments closed

Fundraiser for Taunton’s annual 9/11 tribute to be held on Saturday

By Stefan Swaintek Taunton Daily Gazette TAUNTON, MA – A fundraiser to help put on this year’s 9/11 tribute will be held this Saturday. The tribute, held for the last 12 years by Irene Fernandes, is in memory of Taunton native Peter A. Gay and other victims who lost their lives in the attacks. Gay […]

Posted in Families in the News | Comments closed

Parents of 9/11 Victim Asia Cottom Honor Her with Book and Foundation

Asia Cottom

Broadway World When Flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 after being hijacked, the world saw the outpouring of grief and support across America. However, for one family, the grief was intensely personal. Asia Cottom, 11, was one of three DC Public School students on the airplane when Flight 77 crashed that […]

Also posted in Family Foundation Events | Comments closed