Category Archives: Families in the News

Bereaved find comfort at Stephy’s Place

One of the founders of Stephy’s Place, Sheila Martello, who lost her husband in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, found comfort in support groups of other people who lost family members on 9/11, to the point that they became friends and continued to meet socially for many years. When she realized how rare such […]

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New York’s Bravest sees 68 promoted during FDNY ceremony

Sixty-eight firefighters have been promoted, one of whom was Lt. Mike Galard, whose uncle, Battalion Chief Joseph Grzelak, was killed in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. “[Grzelak] is the main reason I decided to join the department in the first place. Even if he was alive, he would have made me take the […]

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Participants tie bandannas together to break record in honor of fallen 9/11 hero Welles Remy Crowther

Welles Remy Crowther, a 24-year-old equities trader who worked for Keefe Bruyette & Woods atop Tower 2 of the World Trade Center, saved several people on 9/11 by donning a red bandanna and leading people to exits from the 78th floor. He was honored this week in Central Park by the tying together of 10,920 […]

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