Category Archives: Families in the News

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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Dunedin retiree finishes 1,150-mile walk to Yankee Stadium for charity

Tampa Bay Times Long walk to Yankee Stadium will end today After 1,150 miles, he’ll walk the final steps to the gates of Yankee Stadium. Then he’ll touch home plate. Richard Albero’s family thought he was crazy when he announced his plan to walk from the Yankees’ spring training home in Tampa to the team’s […]

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