Category Archives: Families in the News

Wayne Valley High senior receives scholarship honoring alumnus Paul Acquaviva, who died on 9/11

Komal Nerurkar, a graduating senior at Wayne Valley High School, was awarded the Paul Acquaviva Scholar-Athlete Memorial Award. The scholarship is an award worth $4,000 in memory of Paul A. Acquaviva, Esq., who was killed by terrorists on September 11, 2001 reports Minjae Park in The Record. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who excels, as Acquaviva […]

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A letter to the Orlando families from a September 11th widow

Dear Orlando Families, I write to you full of compassion for the grief you are enduring right now. When my husband was killed – murdered – in the World Trade Center, I too was flung into a spotlight I didn’t want, didn’t expect, didn’t know how to cope with. I had people, strangers, the whole […]

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9/11 firefighter laid to rest nearly 15 years after World Trade Center attacks

A funeral was held for Safety Battalion Chief Lawrence Stack, FDNY, nearly 15 years after he was killed while responding to the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, reports Avianne Tan of ABC News. Chief Stack’s remains were never identified. His family hoped that they might be. When they recently discovered that the New […]

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