Category Archives: General

Judge blasts 1 World Trade Center BASE jumpers as he refuses to toss their felony charges

By Barry Paddock, Shayna Jacobs New York Daily News A Manhattan judge refused to toss felony charges against three 1 World Trade Center BASE jumpers and their lookout, calling their stunt “inexcusable self-indulgence” in a decision filed Tuesday. Lawyers for Andrew Rossig, James Brady, Marko Markovich and accused accomplice Kyle Hartwell argued that burglary counts should […]

Posted in General | Comments closed

Dangling workers rescued from World Trade Center

This photo, from the Fire Dept. of New York Twitter page, shows a window washer's gondola as it hangs from 1 World Trade Center, in New York, Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014. AP Photo/Fire Dept. of New York, Twitter

Associated Press Two window washers were trapped for more than an hour Wednesday on scaffolding dangling 69 stories up the side of 1 World Trade Center before firefighters were able to cut through the new skyscraper’s glass and pull them to safety. The dramatic rescue occurred on the south side of the 1,776-foot, 104-story building, […]

Posted in General | Comments closed

Remembering the Crew of United Flight 93

Communications Workers of America Nick Pino, a United Airlines flight attendant and member of AFA-CWA Local 21062, had never run a marathon. But when he was selected in a company lottery to run in the NYC Marathon, he jumped on the opportunity to run and honor his colleagues, the heroes of United Flight 93 who […]

Posted in General | Comments closed