Category Archives: Families in the News

After 20 years, Jeff Coombs road race reaches the finish line

The Jeff Coombs Memorial Road Race has ended after twenty years. Every year since 9/11 the event has raised about $50,000 for the Jeff Coombs Memorial Foundation, raising more than $1,000,000 overall. Jeff Coombs was 43 years old when he was killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks when his plane, American Airlines Flight 11, was […]

Also posted in Family Foundations | Comments closed

Firefighter’s dream ‘fulfilled’: 9/11 widow of Gerry Schrang on his legacy

FDNY Gerry Schrang, one of eight firefighters killed on 9/11 from Rescue 3, has been honored with a new firetruck in Holbrook, where he was chief of the volunteer fire department. His widow, Denise, told Peggy Spellman Hoey of Holbrook Patch how much the support of Gerry’s fellow firefighters has meant to her family over the […]

Also posted in 9/11 Memorials | Comments closed

ME to use emerging genetic technique to identify WTC remains

The New York City Chief Medical Examiner has a new technique to identify human remains. They may be able to use this on World Trade Center remains soon — possibly even by the end of this year.

Posted in Families in the News | Comments closed
  • One World Observatory

    Learn more about the One World Observatory complimentary ticket program.

  • Categories

  • From the Newsletter

  • Upcoming Events

    1. Exhibit “9/11 Remembered” — Pensacola, FL

      July 27 @ 8:00 am - December 31 @ 5:00 pm
    2. “Dust to DNA” Photo Exhibit

      September 6 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
    3. Exhibit – “Witness to History: Col. Paul Evanko’s 9/11 Field Notes” – Harrisburg, PA

      September 9, 2021 @ 8:00 am - January 2, 2022 @ 5:00 pm
    4. Monmouth County 9/11 Exhibit, Middletown, NJ

      September 12 @ 8:00 am - October 31 @ 5:00 pm
    5. Jack Fanning Memorial Foundation Angels for Autism Raffle

      September 12 @ 8:00 am - November 14 @ 5:00 pm