Category Archives: Families in the News

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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Beyond the death penalty – a panel of victims’ family members

Richard Johnson Washington Post After the defense and the prosecution had rested their cases in the penalty phase of the federal trial to either kill or imprison Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a panel of death penalty abolitionists gathered at Old South Church in Boston. Old South Church stands at the finish line of the Boston Marathon and is […]

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