Category Archives: Families in the News

Whitestone street named ‘Vincent Cangelosi Memorial Way’ for resident who lost his life during 9/11 attack

On Tuesday, the corner of 154th Street and 26th Avenue in Whitestone, Queens was renamed Vincent Cangelosi Memorial Way  in honor of a local resident killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, reported Suzanne Monteverdi of Queens.com The ceremony renamed the street and dedicated a memorial park adjacent to the newly named street corner. The […]

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Family of fallen 9/11 heroes honored before Mets game at Citi Field

Children of some of the police officers and firefighters killed during the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 threw out ceremonial pitches at Citi Field, reported Andy Mai in the New York Daily News.  As part of an evening organized by the New York Police & Fire Widows’ & Children’s Benefit Fund (aka Answer the Call), Julian Miles […]

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Wayne Valley High senior receives scholarship honoring alumnus Paul Acquaviva, who died on 9/11

Komal Nerurkar, a graduating senior at Wayne Valley High School, was awarded the Paul Acquaviva Scholar-Athlete Memorial Award. The scholarship is an award worth $4,000 in memory of Paul A. Acquaviva, Esq., who was killed by terrorists on September 11, 2001 reports Minjae Park in The Record. The scholarship is awarded annually to a student who excels, as Acquaviva […]

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