Category Archives: Families in the News

NJIT’s postseason run inspires memories of Tim Finnerty, lost on 9/11

Steve Politi, NJ Advance Media for NJ.com The conversation took place at a bar in Newark, just a few hours after the latest court-storming victory for the NJIT basketball team. Jim Engles has done his best to stay in the moment during his team’s improbable season, but this time, he couldn’t help but reflect on […]

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Mom of 9/11 victim Matthew Yarnell: Identified remains ‘finally put everything to rest’

CNN It’s been more than 13 years since 2,753 [sic – 2,749 – the final 4 are 3 people who died of site illness years later and one added by court order] people were reported missing in lower Manhattan after the attacks on the World Trade Center. Although death certificates have been issued for all […]

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Flushing memorial park to commemorate 9/11 heroes

Madina Toure Times Ledger Queens Community Board 7 unanimously passed a motion at its monthly board meeting last week approving the renaming of 154th Street and 26th Avenue in Flushing “Heroes Memorial Way” to honor victims of the September 11, 2001 attacks and civil servants who perished in the line of duty. The corner will […]

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