Lieutenant Patrick Welsh did not have to think twice when deciding to shave his long curls for fellow officer and friend, Sergeant Paul Ferrara.
Dorie Pearlman lost her son, Richard, in 9/11. Today, she still battles with the Department of Justice, trying to grant her son a Public Servant title.
TODAY’S FORECAST Friday: Generally cloudy. High 48. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph. Friday night: Partly cloudy this evening. Fog developing late. Low 43. Winds SW at 5 to 10 mph. EVENT OF THE DAY: The David Leonhardt Trio The David Leonhardt Trio, an internationally acclaimed jazz group will have fingers snapping and toes tapping as they present [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and a chance of rain. High of 86. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 60%. Thursday night: Overcast with a chance of a thunderstorm and rain showers. Low of 68. Winds from the SW at 10 [...]
Annual memorial a touching tribute Every September 11 for the past 12 years, Linda Catalano has placed a memorial of candles and a poster outside her house. She pays tribute to all the lives lost that faithful day, but especially her friend, Lieutenant Robert Wallace of FDNY Engine Company 205 Ladder 118 in Brooklyn and [...]
Maspeth Memorial Park There will be prayers, laying of wreaths, musical performances and poetry readings at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 7 at the Maspeth Memorial Park, located on 69th Street and Grand Avenue. East Elmhurst The second annual Remember Me Run will be taking place at 2 p.m. on Saturday, September 7 at St. Michael’s Cemetery, located on [...]
CONGRESSMEMBER CAROLYN MALONEY The horrific terrorist attacks of 9/11 affected all of us, but survivors and the brave First Responders , many of whom risked everything to provide emergency aid, have suffered incomparable health problems and financial loss in the years following this awful tragedy. Recognizing that many of the victims of 9/11 continued to [...]
UPDATE Monday, April 29: The NYPD said a Boeing Company technician has confirmed that the plane part found at the rear of 51 Park Place in Lower Manhattan last week is a trailing edge flap actuation support structure from a Boeing 767. The part is “believed to be from one of the two aircraft destroyed on September 11, [...]
TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly cloudy in the morning, then overcast. High of 59. Breezy. Winds from the SE at 10 to 20 mph. Thursday night: Overcast with a chance of rain. Fog overnight. Low of 54. Winds from the South at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 30%. EVENT OF THE DAY: Let’s Make a [...]
BY ANTHONY O’REILLY Nearly 12 years after the attacks on the Twin Towers, the Queens World Trade Center Clinical Center for Excellence opened a new facility in Rego Park – its third in the borough – to treat workers suffering from 9/11 related illnesses. Dr. Jacqueline Moline, director of the center, said the new building [...]