Category Archives: Families in the News

Daughter of FDNY Lieutenant killed in 9/11 attacks surprised by dream college during speech

Daniella Giammona, who lost her father, FDNY Lieutenant Vincent Giammona, in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, was speaking at the annual gala for Answer the Call, the New York Police and Fire Widows’ and Children’s Benefit Fund, when she discovered she was accepted to her top-choice college, reported Inside Edition. A representative from Quinnipiac University told […]

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Firefighters save woman from smoke-filled Brooklyn apartment with seconds to spare

Firefighters, one of whom is a September 11th family member, rescued a Brooklyn woman from her smoke-filled apartment on Friday, reported Ben Kochman in the New York Daily News. When the FDNY arrived at the Brownsville building, neighbors screamed that a woman might be inside. Lt. Chris Ganci and Firefighter Peter Brady ran to save her. The […]

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Widow of fallen 9/11 firefighter Stephen Siller plans fundraiser for family of FDNY Deputy Chief Michael Fahy

Sally Siller, the widow of Firefighter Stephen Siller, who was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, is planning a fundraiser to pay off the mortgage for the family of FDNY Deputy Chief Michael Fahy, who was killed in the line of duty last week when a drug house blew up. The Stephen Siller Tunnel to […]

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