Category Archives: Families in the News

Guantánamo prosecutors want 10 sick, elderly relatives of 9/11 victims to testify while they still can

With no date in sight for the September 11 terrorist attack trial, prosecutors are asking judge Col. James L. Pohl to permit the making of recordings of live, in-court victim-impact testimony from several elderly relatives of people murdered in the attacks writes Carol Rosenberg in the Miami Herald. If the prosecutors’ plan is permitted, those accused of training and financing the […]

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Port Authority said to seek support for new WTC ‘Sphere’ site

The final decision on the permanent location for the Fritz Koenig Sphere may be near, reports Carl Glassman in the Tribeca Trib . Several members of downtown’s Community Board 1 members say that a Port Authority official has encouraged them to support the removal of the sculpture to the new Liberty Park, which is due to open this summer. Liberty  Park sits […]

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Brighton Ambulance to honor 9/11 EMT Zhe Zeng

Zhe “Zack” Zeng, an emergency medical technician who was killed while saving lives in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center was honored by his former company, Brighton Volunteer Ambulance, who dedicated a new vehicle in his honor. The vehicle replaces an older one also named for Zeng. Mr. Zeng was working for […]

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