Category Archives: Families in the News

Husband of 9/11 hero PO Moira Smith sends award back

On November 15, 2015, Larry Celona wrote in the New York Post about James Smith returning the Woman of the Year award his wife, NYPD Officer Moira Smith, received posthumously for her courage during the September 11th terrorist attacks that took her life. He returned the award to the magazine when they gave the same award to Caitlin […]

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Charges dropped against 9/11 victim’s son arrested at Freeport observance

Beth Brogan wrote on November 12, 2015 in the Bangor Daily News that the Cumberland County district attorney’s office has declined to pursue charges filed against  the son of a man murdered during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. James M. Roux, Jr. was arrested and charged with disorderly conduct and resisting arrest after he allegedly disrupted a […]

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FDNY probie Brendan Stackpole follows footsteps of hero firefighter dad who died at World Trade Center on 9/11

A  November 7, 2015 article by Denis Slattery in the New York Daily News tells the story of Brendan Stackpole, 23, becoming an FDNY firefighter in the 150th anniversary class. Stackpole is the son of Captain Timothy Stackpole, who came back to work after horrific line of duty injuries only to die in the line of […]

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