Category Archives: Families in the News

Stephen Siller Foundation aims to raise $800,000 to pay off mortgages of slain NYPD Officers

Vincent Barone, Staten Island Advance The Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation announced Friday that it aims to raise $800,000 to completely pay off the mortgages of the family homes of slain New York City Police Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. “It’s important to show the Liu and Ramos families that we’re coming together […]

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$5 million school expansion honors Vietnam pilot killed in 9/11 attack on Pentagon

Jacob Bielanski St.Charles Herald Guide A $5 million renovation of St. Charles Catholic High School will feature a memorial to a St. Charles Parish-raised Air Force pilot killed while valiantly trying to save a woman during the September 11, 2001 attack on the Pentagon. A 60-foot brick tower will be erected in honor of Robert Hymel. […]

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Senate passes Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act

From The Friendswood Journal WASHINGTON, D.C. – Hailing it as a victory in the fight against terrorism, the 9/11 Families United for Justice Against Terrorism praised unanimous Senate passage of the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act (JASTA S.1535/H.R.3143) and thanked Senate cosponsor Senator John Cornyn (R-TX). The bill has enjoyed broad bipartisan support in both […]

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