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Memorial prayer service held to honor PAPD Officer Kenneth Tietjen

Our friends at the Port Authority Police Benevolent Association  report that the New York City Medical Examiner’s Office recently identified additional remains of Port Authority Police Officer Kenneth Tietjen, who was killed in the line of duty during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. On Monday, November 13, 2017, the […]

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Mepham HS unveils plaque honoring 9/11 first responders

On November 3, 2017, Wellington C. Mepham High School in Merrick, NY held a ceremony to unveil a plaque in honor of the firefighters, police officers and emergency medical personnel killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. Local officials attended the event, as did Mary Ann Rand, mother of FDNY Firefighter Adam Rand, who […]

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Help build a smart home for Afghanistan veteran Scott Nokes

Kathy Cunningham, who lost her brother, Donald Robertson, in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, met U.S. Marine Corporal Scott Nokes during the annual 1WTC stair climb sponsored by the Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation. Corporal Nokes, 26, served two tours in Afghanistan with the Marines and picked up an infection that cost him most […]

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