Category Archives: Families in the News

A shot at peace of mind

“Be careful. Bad things happen when I’m around,” says Kevin Connolly, standing at the Staten Island Postcards Memorial, where many of the 275 faces were his friends, including the silhouette of his big brother John “Jack” Connolly, who was killed at Euro Brokers on 9/11. Kevin Connolly, an FDNY firefighter, has lost friends during and […]

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Naval War College honors those lost on 9/11

Naval War College in Newport, RI remembered their own who were killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 with a ceremony and a reading of the names of the fallen, report Shaun Towne and Perry Russom of WPRI. Naval War College students and alumni killed in the attacks – Capt. Gerald DeConto, a […]

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9/11 firefighter’s nephew calls on city to finish Postcards Memorial by adding names of those who died of 9/11 illnesses

A Staten Island man whose firefighter uncle was killed in the 2001 terrorist attacks is asking the city  to include the names of those who have died of 9/11-related illnesses on the Postcards Memorial, reports Rachel Shapiro in the Staten Island Advance. An unfinished memorial to those who have died of World Trade Center-related illnesses is adjacent to the Postcard’s […]

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