Category Archives: Families in the News

Friends of fallen 9/11 FDNY Captain Vernon Richard want Brooklyn school named for him

A group called “Friends of the Late Captain Vernon Richard” have been trying since 2011 to rename a school in Brooklyn after the FDNY Captain who was killed while responding to the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Despite their efforts and a petition,no school officials seem interested in renaming a school, writes Ginger Adams Otis in […]

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P.O. Sherrod Stuart leaves hospital holding photo of his hero uncle, PAPD PO Walwyn Stuart

Our friends at the Patrolmen’s Benevolent Association posted this photo to their Facebook page. P.O. Sherrod Stuart received a hero’s salute from PBA board officers and dozens of his colleagues as he left the Hospital for Special Surgery yesterday to continue his recovery from injuries he sustained in a Jan. 9 shootout in the Bronx. […]

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Sister of 9/11 Victim: Guantánamo Will Never Deliver Justice

In Time magazine on January 14, 2016, Julia E. Rodriguez, sister of Gregory Rodriguez, who was 31 when he was killed in the terrorist attacks of 9/11 at Cantor Fitzgerald, tells of her recent trip to Guantánamo and her belief that Guantánamo can’t bring justice and should immediately be closed.

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