Category Archives: Families in the News

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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Beams from World Trade Center part of local veterans memorial

Nicole Hart News 10 ABC FLORIDA, N.Y.  – Adding to the Town of Florida’s growing memorial, three steel beams from the South Tower of the World Trade Center were unveiled for the first official time on Sunday. Moved to tears, Superintendent of the project Bill Weller says the Veterans Memorial Park in the Town of Florida […]

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Janet Roy prepares to recreate brother’s final run up World Trade Center

Eric Yutzy Local 10 News South Florida To see a video about Janet Roy and her brother, Captain William F. “Billy” Burke, FDNY, please click here. There are moments when Janet Roy is just too tired to climb another step. It’s in those times when the Pompano Beach woman stops and says, “If he can […]

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