Category Archives: Families in the News

Fort Hood Dedicates Room to Vietnam War and 9/11 Hero Rick Rescorla

Tiffany Pelt KCEN TV To see a video of the Rescorla Room, please click here. This is the story of a hero. It’s also a story about love. Susan Rescorla will have hip surgery soon, but despite her difficulty walking with a cane, she made the flight to Fort Hood. “I wouldn’t miss this for the world,” […]

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Mother of NYPD cadet who died on 9/11 calls out Bratton, wants police to ‘acknowledge the sacrifice’ her son gave

Rocco Parascandola, Molly Crane-Newman, Tina Moore New York Daily News A mother who says her son was an NYPD cadet when he died responding to the 9/11 terror attacks called out the city’s top cop at police headquarters Monday and demanded that her son be recognized as a fallen hero. “You are my NYPD, and my son was […]

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Memorial motorcycle ride held for FDNY Lt. Chuck Margiotta

Ryan Lavis Staten Island Advance A memorial motorcycle ride for FDNY Lt. Charles (Chuck) Margiotta rolled out from the Monsignor Farrell High School campus in Oakwood Sunday afternoon. 250 riders representing several motorcycle clubs participated in the 7th annual “Brains, Brawn, Bravery” motorcycle event. Mike Margiotta holds the event each year in memory of his brother, Chuck, […]

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