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The last 9/11 fire chief bows out

Joseph Pfeifer, the last FDNY chief working who was also a chief at the time of the terrorist attacks, is retiring. Now assistant chief of the department at 62, he was the first chief on the scene on September 11, 2001. He spoke with his brother, Lt. Kevin Pfeifer, in the lobby of the North […]

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Retired FDNY Capt. John Vigiano Sr., who lost sons on 9/11, dies at 79

The entire September 11th community is mourning the death of retired FDNY Captain and U.S. Marine John Vigiano, Sr., who has died of cancer at the age of 79. Captain Vigiano lost both his children, FF John Vigiano, Jr. and Detective Joseph Vigiano, in the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. Captain Vigiano was a […]

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Husband of Flight 93 crew member: ‘It is her story. It is history.’

Lorne Lyles spoke about his wife, CeeCee Ross Lyles, who was a flight attendant aboard United Airlines Flight 93 at the Flight 93 National Memorial speaker problem, reports Joe Napsha in the Tribune-Review. Lyles spoke publicly for the first time since the terrorist attacks, and told the crowd, “I remember it like it was yesterday. I want to remember. It is […]

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