Category Archives: Families in the News

Marty Egan’s children appreciate 10th race honoring dad

Sean Egan, 20, and his sister Kerry, 18, are grateful for the chance to honor their father at the tenth annual Capt. Martin J. Egan, Jr. Memorial Run held last week on Staten Island, reported Jim Waggoner in the Staten Island Advance. “We’re really happy we’ve been able to do this for 10 years. Hopefully we’ll be […]

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Brooklyn school named after beloved FDNY Captain Vernon Richard, hero killed on 9/11

After a long journey, FDNY Captain Vernon Richard will finally get a school named for him in his native Brooklyn. Captain Richard, who was killed in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, will be honored on June 30 when the FDNY High School in East New York changes its name to the Capt. […]

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Family members comment on possible open-court depositions for family members of 9/11 victims at Guantánamo

Tim Ryan reports in Courthouse News Service  on the recent suggestion of the Guantánamo prosecution to take open-court depositions from those elderly or ill relatives of those murdered in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 who would have difficulty testifying at the trial which may be years away. Two such witnesses have recently died. If permitted, […]

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