Category Archives: Families in the News

She was pregnant when she became a 9/11 widow — here’s Tammy Perconti’s life today

Tammy Perconti was seven months pregnant when her husband Jon was murdered in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001 writes Lisa Capretto in OWN on December 15, 2015. She returned to tell how her life is now.

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New Clarkstown police dog named for September 11 hero Welles Remy Crowther

A Dutch Shepherd who will work for the Clarkstown Police has been named after Welles Remy Crowther, the “man in the red bandanna” who saved several lives during the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, writes Jane Lerner in the December 12, 2015 edition of the Lower Hudson Journal News. Read about Remy and see a […]

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Tragic bond: Flight 93 families pay tribute to Paris terrorism victims

Families of a number of victims of the terrorist attack on United Flight 93 flew to Paris to honor the victims of the recent terrorist attack in Paris, wrote Casey Sherman of on December 7, 2015. “I felt that we as Americans needed to stand up for the people of France and honor those who lost their […]

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