Category Archives: Families in the News

Her husband, 146 other 9/11 victims remembered in Bergen County

Elaine Asciak read names, including that of her husband, Michael A. Asciak, at the Bergen County memorial ceremony in Overpeck Park, reports Todd South in The Record on September 11, 2016. 147 Bergen County residents were killed in the attacks.  

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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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