Movie about 9/11 hero Fr. Mychal Judge to air in November
“On this 20th anniversary of 9-11 we gather in remembering our priest and good friend Father Mychal Judge," said the film’s producer and director Brendan Fay. The film recalls the month’s mind gathering after the attacks on 9-11 where people shared their memories and stories of their priest and friend, the Franciscan Father Mychal. More.
9/11 hero and graduate of Valley Forge Military Academy and College receives honor
On January 18, 1929, several cadets of the Valley Forge Military Academy and College ran into the burning building that housed the school. At great risk, they assured all their brothers escaped the inferno. More.
NYC retirement agency short changes death benefits for parents of paramedic who died of 9/11 illness
Something seemed wrong to EMS Lt. Edith Torres’ parents about the size of the death benefit they received after she succumbed to 9/11 illness — it was a great deal less than they’d been told to expect. Now the EMS workers’ union wonders if other families have also been drastically short-changed by city retirement system bean counters. More.
NY police union honors fallen 9/11 officers with video tributes
The largest municipal police union in the world is paying tribute to the police officers who sacrificed their lives during 9/11 through a series of videos. The Police Benevolent Association of the City of New York's goal is to work to ensure their stories are accessible across the nation so Americans can remember their ultimate sacrifice each and every day. More.
9/11 Commission reunites at Indiana University: 'Are we safer today?'
For the first time in 10 years, members of the 9/11 Commission gathered this week to discuss their report and the state of national security two decades after the terrorist attacks on the United States. More.
Biden signs September 11th Memorial Trail into law
A new looped trail was signed into law Wednesday that memorializes the victims of 9/11 and runs through the heart of Blair County. Legislation for the September 11th National Memorial Trail was signed by President Joe Biden Wednesday morning, and several area trail pioneers were in attendance to see their dreams become a reality. More.
Comparing Covid-19 To 9/11 Reveals Why So Many Americans Die Unnecessarily
The two biggest American tragedies of the 21st century have elicited two very different responses. Twenty years ago, a terrorist attack took 2,996 lives and is still regarded as a symbol of our nation’s resolve to defend democracy and fight terror—wherever it lives and whatever the cost. More.
Public safety – the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks
After reaching the 20-year anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, and drawing ever closer to the 20-year anniversary of the London bombings, the public is more anxious than before of terrorism. People all around the world gathered around their television screens, watching the moment two planes crashed into the World Trade Centre in the US. More.