Category Archives: Families in the News

Lyndhurst lunch aide & September 11th family member goes above and beyond

Emma Calvi loves her job at Columbus and Lincoln schools in Lyndhurst so much that she went to work (and then cooked dinner) even after a fall that sent her to the emergency room. A native of Naples, Mrs. Calvi has worked as a lunch lady at the school for 17 years, writes Zachary Croce of the South […]

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Senate could vote on JASTA next week to allow 9/11 lawsuits against Saudi Arabia

The Senate might vote as soon as next week on the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA) that would permit family members of people killed in the attacks to file lawsuits against Saudi Arabia. JASTA would make exception to sovereign immunity protection for those countries involved in terrorist attacks, reports Brian J. Tumulty in USA Today. The bill passed the Senate unanimously […]

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Mayville State hosting fundraiser in name of 9/11 victim Ann Nicole Nelson

Students and faculty from Mayville State University are raising money to buy backpacks for children in Nepal in honor of a  the dream of Ann Nicole Nelson, a woman from North Dakota who was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Nelson, 30, was a bond broker at Cantor Fitzgerald atop the World […]

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