Category Archives: Families in the News

‘I know what it’s like to have my father killed on national television': Grown-up children of 9/11 victims send messages of hope to the people of Paris in heart-wrenching video 

On  November 30, 2015 in the Daily Mail, Carly Stern posts a video of four children of victims of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Terrease Aiken, daughter of Terrance Aiken, 30 who had just started working at Vital Computersin the Towers; Juliette Candela, daughter of John Candela, 42, Cantor Fitzgerald; Joseph Palombo, son (and one of 10 […]

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9/11 Families Speak out on Terrorism in the Sinai, Lebanon and France – A message re JASTA from 9/11 Families & Survivors United for Justice Against Terrorism

September 11th widow Terry Strada, National Chair of 9/11 Families & Survivors United for Justice Against Terrorism, writes in the November 24 issue of the Huffington Post about the urgent need to pass The Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, S.2040/H.R.3815, aka JASTA. Some of her words are below; the rest can be found here. Since 9/11, we […]

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FDNY Christens Fireboat Named in Honor of Deputy Commissioner William Feehan, Who Was Killed on 9/11

On Sunday, November 22, 2015, WABC posted a story about the new fireboat named in honor of  FDNY First Deputy Commissioner William Feehan, who died on September 11, 2001, was officially christened Friday. The William M. Feehan is 66 feet long, weighs 90,000 pounds, and can pump more than 8,000 gallons of water per minute. “William […]

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