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Keane Foundation fuels youth programs in memory of local 9/11 victims

The Keane Foundation of Wethersfield has given almost $50.00 in grants to local schools and groups this spring, reports Amanda Morris in the Hartford Courant. The school programs funded by the Keane Foundation will allow local children to study art, cooking, aviation, Spanish, magic, karate, and fashion design. Richard Keane, the inspiration for the foundation, was […]

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Abington Massachusett’s Woodsdale School rededicates 9/11 memorial

A stained glass window honoring Jeffrey Coombs of Abingdon, MA has been reinstalled at the Woodsdale School after languishing in storage for several years, reports Tom Gorman in the Patriot Ledger.  The window, which reads “Liberty and Justice for All” in red with a border of stars, was made by students at the school shortly after the terrorist […]

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Four FDNY officers related to 9/11 heroes among 91 promoted in Brooklyn College ceremony

Three FDNY officers who were promoted last week — Deputy Chief Mark Egan and Lieutenants Luke Allen and Matthew Sweeney — are brothers of firefighters killed responding to the the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center. Another newly promoted FDNY lieutenant, Jesse Loughlin, lost his father, FF Keith Loughlin, to September 11th-related illness in 2014, […]

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