Dear Editor: I’m greatly troubled by the belief of some who think we must move on, that there is too much talk of 9/11 many years later.
The annual Memorial Mass for the fallen firefighters of Battalion 57, Booklyn, was celebrated at St. Joseph’s Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, Sept. 11.
Earlier this year, when Kate Baragona was diagnosed with cancer, she was stunned. But the news was also a reminder of how far-reaching the effects of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorists attacks continue to be 18 years after the fact.
At the time of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center, Msgr. John Delendick had just finished celebrating Mass at St. Michael’s Church in Sunset Park, where he was pastor.
President Donald Trump signed a bill on July 29 to extend the 9/11 Victim Compensation Fund through 2090. By signing the act into law, Trump made good on his promise to help those most affected by the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
When U.S. Marine Sergeant Michael Sulsona, a disabled Vietnam War veteran, rolled into his new smart home in Staten Island for the first time, he felt plenty of emotions.
The funeral Mass for Luis Alvarez was held on Wednesday, July 3 at Immaculate Conception parish in Astoria, Queens. Alvarez was one of many New York police detectives and first responders to the terror attack on the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.
As the anniversary of Sept. 11 approaches, we remember all the brave and innocent men and women who lost their lives 17 years ago. For a person my age, when I first was taught about the events that occurred on that day, it didn’t really sink in what happened.
Thomas Phelan, 45, of Brooklyn, passed away on March 16. He will be remembered for his heroic actions during the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001, the countless lives he was able to save, and his years of service in the FDNY and to the City of New York.
Just as in previous years, FDNY Battalion 57 marched from the World Trade Center, across the Brooklyn Bridge, to St. Joseph Co-Cathedral, Prospect Heights, to remember the fallen heroes of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center.